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Jimmy McMillan Evicted

jimmy mcmillanDo you remember Jimmy McMillan who famously ran for New York City Mayor with the slogan “The Rent Is Too Damn High!”? (Check out the movie DAMN!)

New Media Rockstars reports that he’s being evicted:

Jimmy McMillan, the politician who became a meme for his stance of “The rent is too damn high,” just got evicted from his New York apartment. But it wasn’t, according to Jimmy, because the rent was too high, but rather because it was too damn low. Jimmy, who lived in an apartment that charged $872 a month(!), claims his landlord evicted him because he wants to do away with rent-controlled properties and charge more. The landlord claims it’s because Jimmy’s primary residence is located elsewhere, which breaks the terms of the rental agreement…

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‘Too Damn High’ Internet Meme/Politician Now Corporate Shill

Remember Jimmy McMillan, the star of the disinformation documentary DAMN! Is The Price Of Fame Too High?? New Media Rockstars is reporting that he’s sold out – do you blame him?

Jimmy McMillan isn’t selling out, he’s buying in. The New York Governor would-be has just become Hailo’s pitchman in their bid to carve out some market space against Uber. Changing his ubiquitous slogan, “The rent is too damn high” to “The rates are too damn high,” Jimmy is essentially pitching you a cheaper cab company.

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The Rent Is Too Damn High – The Movie

The filmmakers of Damn!, the Jimmy McMillan movie, stopped by the disinformation offices this week to screen some of their footage. We're believers, and so is Movieline:
Remember Jimmy McMillan? Of course you do! The New York state gubernatorial candidate from “The Rent is Too Damn High” party was all the rage back in late October, when his crazy debate antics led to viral videos, Saturday Night Live impersonations and the other accouterments that come with 15 minutes of fame. Like a documentary.
That’s right: McMillan and his aggressive facial hair are probably coming to a content delivery system near you. Thanks to 91 intrepid investors, filmmakers Aaron Fisher-Cohen and Kristian Almgren received just enough funding...
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