Amazon and Blue Origin founder Jeff Bezos is heading to space next month aboard Blue Origin’s first crewed rocket to space. And some people wish the billionaire would just stay there. A humorous online petition with more than 13,000 signatures calls for Bezos to be denied reentry to Earth.
The petition’s wording is far from serious.
“Jeff Bezos is actually Lex Luthor, disguised as the supposed owner of a super successful online retail store,” the petition reads. “However, he’s actually an evil overlord hellbent on global domination. We’ve known this for years.”
The petition goes on to mention Masonry, the Knights Templar, and the late Jeffrey Epstein, ending with, “This may be our last chance before they enable the 5G microchips and perform a mass takeover.”
This isn’t the only unusual petition involving Bezos. A petition urging the businessman to “buy and eat the Mona Lisa” has more than 8,500 signatures.
“Nobody has eaten the Mona Lisa and we feel Jeff Bezos needs to take a stand and make this happen,” the petition reads.
Kane Powell of Maryland started the petition after a discussion with friends at an Applebee’s about how Bezos has enough money to buy the famous Leonardo da Vinci portrait.
“I mean, me and my fiancée were dipping into the dollar drink menu,” the 22-year-old Powell told Vice.
The Mona Lisa hangs in the Louvre museum in Paris, and needless to say, is not for sale. Though if anyone could afford it, Bezos could.
Bezos, his brother Mark, and an auction winner will ride along on the maiden crewed flight of Blue Origin’s New Shepard on July 20.