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App casually rents out comedian’s Manhattan apartment to ‘XXX FREAK FEST’ orgy

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Katie McHugh
Associate Editor

One New York City comedian found himself in a sticky situation after he rented out his apartment to a man named “David” Friday night — and came back to the icky aftermath of an apparent orgy.

Using the AirBNB app, Ari Teman handed over the keys to his luxurious studio apartment over to a verified user named “David,” who wanted a place for his brother and sister-in-law to stay while attending a weekend wedding.

Everything went smoothly — until Teman realized he forgot his bag Friday night and ran back to his apartment, only to see “David” in the lobby telling a group “they’re shutting us down.”

Turns out “David,” who goes by “TWINN GREEN” on Twitter, is a “BBW strip and swing promoter” who wanted a a nice place to host a “XXX FREAK FEST” party in the comfort of a stranger’s home.

Teman discovered ruined furniture, his gross wet clothes, and liquor bottles and condoms all over the place, according to Gothamist.

“Usually I am a fan of your service,” Teman wrote in a furious Tumblr post. “However, I have a minor bone to pick with you, in that it appears my apartment was reserved for some major boning. Also, it appears some stuffed animals were abused…

“You just sent a porn sex fest into my apartment, and now I’ve got over $87,076 in losses. I had to call 911 and have these ‘XXX Freak Fest’ people removed from my apartment, my super is having me evicted by my landlord, and I do not feel safe here anymore since hundreds of people got a text saying there’s an XXX sex fest in my apartment and continue showing up, according to the doormen who I’ll  never be able to look in the face again.”

AirBNB promptly responded to Teman’s social media complaints.

 

 

 

AirBNB, an app devised by Silicon Valley programmers, puts a new spin on poverty and falling wages. It convinces debt-ridden millennials that renting out rooms in their apartments to complete strangers without performing background checks — which, of course, might violate housing discrimination laws — is the hip and sustainable thing to do, right after moving back in with Mom and Dad.

The company put Teman in a hotel for a week and wired him over $23,000.

“We were appalled when we learned about this incident and we took immediate action to help this host,” they said in a statement issued to Gawker. “The individual who rented this space has been permanently removed from our site. We’ve reimbursed the host for damages to his apartment and ensured he has a new place to stay.”

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