Please Enjoy These Hilariously Shady Martin Shkreli Jury Selection Transcript Excerpts

"He disrespected the Wu-Tang Clan."

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 Earlier this month, Martin Shkreli, the 34-year-old "Pharma Bro" we have all come to hate, was found guilty on two counts of securities fraud and one count of conspiracy to commit fraud at a Brooklyn federal court. Though he will most likely receive a much lighter sentence, the hedge fund manager and former CEO of Turing Pharmaceuticals technically faces up to 20 years in prison.

In an article titled "Public Enemy," Harper’s Magazine published hilarious transcript excerpts featuring prospective jurors for the Shkreli trial. Below you will find a selection of some of the best responses given from rejected jurors. Note: Benjamin Brafman is Shkreli's lawyer. 

"The Court: The purpose of jury selection is to ensure fairness and impartiality in this case. If you think that you could not be fair and impartial, it is your duty to tell me. All right. Juror Number 1.
"Juror No. 52: When I walked in here today I looked at him, and in my head, that’s a snake — not knowing who he was. I just walked in and looked right at him and that’s a snake.
"Juror No. 144: I heard through the news of how the defendant changed the price of a pill by up-selling it. I heard he bought an album from the Wu-Tang Clan for a million dollars.
"Juror No. 10: The only thing I’d be impartial about is what prison this guy goes to.
"Juror No. 59: Your Honor, totally he is guilty and in no way can I let him slide out of anything because—

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