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Let’s watch Floyd Mayweather light a $100 bill on fire at an Atlanta night club

Jul 13, 2011, 6:07 PM EDT

Floyd Mayweather and WBC World Welterweight Champion Victor Ortiz pose together during news conference in New York

I was going to say that this is a foolish PR move what with people out of work and the government teetering on the brink of a shutdown, but really, is there any good time to intentionally burn a $100 bill? And if someone is torching Ben Franklin, one can bet that Floyd Mayweather Jr. is on the premises.

From TMZ:

Floyd was partying with Lil Kim and Gucci Mane at the Velvet Room during the conflagration Sunday night — and we’re told, there were plenty more bills where that came from … Floyd was rolling with STACKS of hundreds.

We should mention: it’s illegal to burn money … so if the Feds decide to pursue an investigation, Floyd could face up to six months behind bars, and, ironically, a $100 fine.

Photos here.

Of course Mayweather isn’t above using counterfeit hundreds to make himself look cool, so take that into consideration here.

Floyd Mayweather’s $100 Inferno — THE VIDEO [TMZ]
Floyd Mayweather Jr. Lights $100 Bill … ON FIRE [TMZ]

  1. goforthanddie - Jul 14, 2011 at 5:32 PM

    That bill’s as fake as his desire to fight Manny.