"The craze to own an Apple product in China gathered steam this week as one Chinese girl allegedly has offered to sell her virginity in exchange for an iPhone 4, barely days after news surfaced that a Chinese boy sold his kidney in exchange for an iPad 2.
The girl, who is a `jiulinghou` (i.e. she was born during the 1990s) has offered to sell her virginity i.e. have sex in exchange for an iPhone 4.
The offer was put up on microblogging site Weibo, China`s version of Twitter.
It`s an understatement to say that the Chinese are crazy over Apple products. Last year a 17-year-old Chinese boy sold his kidney to buy an iPad 2. Chairman Mao must be rolling over in his grave, his communist paradise has turned into a capitalist nightmare.
It`s gratifying to see China move away from the discredited communist ideology, but it`s horrifying to see that many young Chinese have embraced a materialistic caricature of democracy and freedom.
I would never take up this woman on her offer, even if she looked like a Chinese version of Angelina Jolie. It wouldn`t do too much for my male ego knowing that while we were making love she wasn`t thinking of my muscular physique, but of the many fine features of the Apple iPhone 4. When she achieved climax, she would probably cry out "Steve Jobs" instead of my name.
When the next version of the iPhone comes out the unnamed girl will no longer have her virginity to sell, she may have to go out on a lot of "dates" to afford the iPhone 5.
The case of the kid who sold his kidney to buy an iPad has been documented, unfortunately it really happened. But I hope that the Chinese girl was just kidding, or that a hacker posted the virginity offer as a malicious prank.
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