The man who organized the BoycottKim.com website is a convicted felon with a history of conning people. Not only that, it seems that reports of the number of people who have signed the petition to try to get the Kardashian family off our TV screens may have been grossly exaggerated.
Frank Basti, who organized Boycott Kim Kardashin, only ended his parole for a mail fraud conviction a few months ago. He had sent notices to 5,000 California car dealerships, telling each of them they owed lots of money to the DMV and this was their final chance to pay, or else.
Basti served federal prison time and was on parole until last July. A little while later Basti launched the Boycott Kardashian website.
He claims that approximately 650,000 people signed his petition, but Compete.com, a prominent website traffic estimator, say only 24,000 unique visitors went to the site in December and 20,000 in November.
But Basti is adamant that this is not a scam and he says he is counting a previous petition and his Facebook page connected to his Kardashian website in the 650,000 number. He also insists he’s not making any money off the website. But can we still believe him.
Basti says he wants to boycott the Kardashians because he is offended that mainstream media is covering them like a serious news story. What do you think, Celebrity News and Style readers, since posts about the Kardashians rank amongst the most popular on our website?