Update: So, as you may have suspected, this dude is a total fraud. That’s right, Lavish is a liar, guys — but, are you surprised? After ten minutes of sleuthing around the web, we noticed a few red flags that ultimately brought us to this eyebrow-raising conclusion. First off, the serial numbers on the bills are all the same, indicating he's been recycling the same bills. Also, you can’t even put $10,000 on a Starbucks card, the max is $500 — so chew on that. And, the peeps that allegedly “won” his giveaways are private Instagram accounts, leading us to believe they were created by none other than — gasp — Lavish himself. Shame!
Folks, with the rich kids and cats of Instagram posting their abundantly spoiled lifestyles on the photo-sharing site, we thought we'd seen the worst of it. Oh, were we ever so wrong. We've stumbled upon the gold mine of social-media extravagance that would induce even those aristocats to cough up a fur ball in disgust. Enter IG avatar Lavish, who goes by the username @ItsLavishBitch, and his bevy of are-you-kidding-me posts. (Um, his tagline: "My life is like Louis Vuitton, everyone wants it. -- You made ur bed so sleep in it peasants.")
The S.F.-based 17-year-old posts himself with stacks of Benjamins — sometimes, in his mouth! — holding up half a dozen iPhone 5s like a deck of cards, and apparently only washes away a hard days' "work" with bottled Pellegrino. Nauseated, yet? There's more. It's a bird, it's a plane — nope, it's Lavish sending off thousands of dollars tied to helium balloons into the sky! We. Are. Dead. Serious.
It may not be clear where exactly Lavish collects his coins (or if it's all even legit), but he's on a mission to make sure we know exactly how much he's supposedly worth, and where he goes on shopping sprees. Lavish, a word of advice: With the amazing selection of original coffee joints in the city, we can't help but scratch our heads at your almost $10,000 Starbucks balance. We mean, the least you can do is throw some of that money into local spots.
The upside? Lavish has opened his
heart pocket book to his over 85,000 followers by doing giveaways ranging from $20-$60K (if the transaction ever occurs is to-be-confirmed). So, tell us: Is that worth following this obnoxious user or would you rather not bear witness to this gross display of indulgence? (Buzzfeed)
Photo: Via @ItsLavishBitch/Instagram