A jealous husband who suspected his wife of cheating, sought revenge by putting her for sale on eBay. The highest bid – $969,890.
Paul Osborn, 44, kicked out his wife Sharon and advertised her on the Internet auction site. The description described her as a, “cheating, lying, adulterous slag of a wife” to the highest bidder. His auction quickly became an Internet phenomenon, with users forwarding the link worldwide. As you might have guessed, Sharon Osborn, denies the affair and cops are now investigating Paul Osborn for harassment.
As far as I can tell, Paul Osborn is expressing his opinion in an Internet ad. How does this qualify as harassment? It seems as though he has every right, granted in bad taste, to express his opinions on eBay, and if he is not in violation of their listing policy, the cops should find something better to do. There are speeders and donuts everywhere that need attention. Besides, if she is cheating, which I’m sure the police failed to investigate, then that would simply make Paul Osborn’s comments true, now wouldn’t it?
Remember when eBay was just for selling junk to people you didn’t know?