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BTC China’s CEO Bobby Lee Gives Bitcoin to Bruce Willis as He Bumps into Hollywood Star on Plane

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Mon, 11/04/2019 - 09:10
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Yuri Molchan
Another Hollywood celebrity becomes involved with crypto – the Die Hard movie star Bruce Willis gets some BTC from Bobby Lee on a plane
BTC China’s CEO Bobby Lee Gives Bitcoin to Bruce Willis as He Bumps into Hollywood Star on Plane
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Bobby Lee, the crypto entrepreneur, the founder of BTCChina and the Ballot hardware wallet bumps into ‘John McLane’ Bruce Willis on a plane as he heads for China and starts talking Bitcoin with him.

Will Bruce Willis rescue Bitcoin?

Bobby Lee is known to be a Bitcoin pioneer. Back in 2011, he founded the BTCChina crypto exchange, which later rebranded as BTCC. His most recent business project is the Ballot crypto wallet.

This weekend, Bobby Lee turned out to be flying on the same plane as the Hollywood A-lister Bruce Willis, and sitting right next to him. Lee proudly wrote he started talking Bitcoin to ‘John McClane’.

At some point during their conversation, Lee took out a couple of hardware gold-plated Ballot crypto wallets, loaded them with 0.01 BTC each and presented those to Bruce Willis as a Christmas gift for his daughters.

Other Hollywood celebrities in crypto

Bruce Willis is not the first Hollywood actor to get into the crypto sphere recently. About this time in 2018, Gwyneth Paltrow also got involved with crypto, trying to raise awareness of Bitcoin.

This year, Bitcoin got into Hollywood and was featured in an action movie 'Crypto' starring the veteran actor Kurt Russell.

Johnny Depp also nearly made it to act John McAfee in the ‘King of the Jungle’ biopic. However, the crypto baron himself turned Depp down. Michael Keaton finally got the part, however, McAfee admitted he would have loved it to be Morgan Freeman.

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The community’s reaction to the news

In the comment thread, there was positive feedback from Bobby Lee’s followers, albeit a little ironic.

Previously, U.Today reported that Bobby Lee also presented some Bitcoin to a former US congressman and a US presidential candidate Ron Paul.

What is your take on the news of Bruce Willis becoming a Bitcoin owner? Share them in the comment section!

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Yuri is a crypto journalist interested in technology and technical innovations. He has been in crypto since 2017. Believes that blockchain and cryptocurrencies have a potential to transform the world in the future in many of its aspects. ‘Hodls’ major cryptocurrencies and has written for multiple crypto media outlets. 

His articles have been quoted by such crypto influencers as Tyler Winklevoss, John McAfee, CZ Binance, Max Keiser, etc.

Currently Yuri is a news writer at U.Today and can be contacted at yuri.molchan@u.today.