And what would you do with 2 Million dollars?
October 18, 2000 6:30 AM   Subscribe

And what would you do with 2 Million dollars? Ah yes, buy a piano.
posted by Cobbler (13 comments total)
I'm just glad that money didn't go to charity or anything.
posted by Doug at 7:14 AM on October 18, 2000

My ghod, we're feeling cynical today, aren't we?

Ok, I'll add: damn, but he's getting old and devilish looking...
posted by baylink at 7:17 AM on October 18, 2000

Devilish? If I were casting a new Flash Gordon movie, I would beg him to play Ming the Merciless.
posted by harmful at 7:51 AM on October 18, 2000

hahha! soooo true! My god, this guy if out a cartoon or something. And it is sad that someone will buy a 2mil piano instead of giving it to charity,

-me, a poor kid with no food today. send charity. fast. end.
posted by smackdown at 9:47 AM on October 18, 2000

That makes George Harrison's sitar a STEAL at $750,000-- it even still smells like patcholi!
posted by schlomo at 10:46 AM on October 18, 2000

How much for Ringo's drums? Oh wait he's still trying ot give those away.
posted by thirdball at 11:27 AM on October 18, 2000

Hey maybe the guy who sold it will give the two million to charity! You never know.
posted by daveadams at 11:53 AM on October 18, 2000

Dave, you selfish bastard! The man should have donated the piano to charity, Michael's should given the money to charity. The charity could then attempt to sell the piano, to someone else who should really just give the money to charity. This continues for the rest of time. In fact, everyone who looks at the piano, should empty their pockets and slink away. That is what should have happened.
At least the piano will stay in the UK, this country sucks enough without yet another hippie piano hogging up space.
posted by thirteen at 12:05 PM on October 18, 2000

Why the hell should he give his money to charity? It's his money.
posted by owillis at 2:48 PM on October 18, 2000

better to buy the piano than spend it on another record. or on male prostitutes--lord knows he's stopped trolling for them.
posted by thc at 3:31 PM on October 18, 2000


Mock not the will of Our Dark Lord George. Disobey this command, and the sun shall go down on THEE!
posted by Optamystic at 6:58 PM on October 18, 2000

Oh, you non-pianists, you. Perhaps Lennon is his Beethoven. If somehow I had the means to purchase one of Bach's harpsichords, you can bet I'd consider plunking down the dough for it. It's all about what your passion is.

Some people plunk down $2 million on an art piece. That, to me, the non-art-fan, is as laughable as his buying the piano for $2 million is to you.
posted by evixir at 9:26 PM on October 18, 2000

Besides, George Michael regularly gives large sums of money as well as personal time to charitable organisations which he supports, which is more than can be said of most people and many celebrities.

Bully on him for being able to bid 2 mil on the piano. If I had it and could buy one of Elton John's pianos, I'd be all over that.
posted by Dreama at 9:54 PM on October 18, 2000

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