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With 12.4 million followers on one video platform and 16.2 million on another, it was safe to say the ComeUppanceDaddy’s influence wasn’t fading anytime soon. Daily he posted videos, commentaries, and live streams of personal interactions, phone calls, and epic moments in his life. At 27 years of age, he had the potential of being the first billionaire from both platforms.
Basking in his continued notoriety, while out and about when the camera wasn’t on, he’d randomly get phone numbers from co-eds and ladies his age. Jay had no intention of actually dating these women, but collected them for the sheer pleasure of being able to do so on a whim.
At the insistence of more than 1,000,000 live stream viewers, he decided to call one and have a bit of fun. No fancy edits. Live.
“Ok, folks, we’re about to have some fun today. And I mean real fun. Of course, no last names and no phone numbers to protect the innocent. Let’s see, first up is a gal I met in a convenience store. Blonde, about 24 if I recall. College grad. Lovely gal. She’d heard of me – let’s be honest, who hasn’t? – and said she’d like to go out a time or two. Fair enough. Let’s roll some dice, shall we?”
After a fifteen second pause, the phone started ringing, “Berletti’s Pizza, how may I help you?”
“Sorry, did you say Berletti’s Pizza?”
“Yes, how can I help you?”
“Uh sure, may I speak with Amanda?”
“Amanda? No one here goes by that name.”
“Is this 555-1819?”
“And Amanda doesn’t work there?”
“Listen, do you want a pizza or not…”