After the much-anticipated release of the iPhone 6, a student from China desperate to buy the new iPhone reportedly oferred up his girlfriend in exchange for cash.
Photos of the man holding up a sign reading "Girlfriend Sharing" appeared on the Chinese social media site Weibo this week.
The package included a chance to eat, study, play games or go on dates with the girl. However, it warned that no "funny business" would be allowed.
The girlfriend was a willing participant in the scheme, according to the man who offered her a deal of 10 yuan (£1) per hour.
While the identity of the man is still unknown, the “renting” reportedly took place at Songjiang University in Shanghai.
Here are a few photos of the bizarre rent out from Weibo:
The interested parties:
Here’s the student explaining the “deal” to the crowd:
The Chinese student’s “rent-a-girlfriend” scheme to buy the iPhone 6 comes days after a Saudi man reportedly asked his prospective brother-in-law for an iPhone 6 as a dowry for marrying his sister.
"We have heard about quite a few things, but an iPhone 6 that has not even hit the markets here is a bit bizarre," said Saud Ahmad, a Bahraini office clerk, in response to the request.
"We need to promote a culture where marriage should not be used by anyone to get gifts or make profits in any way. If I had been the groom, I would have confronted the brother."
These cases of iPhone mania are pretty bad, but don't touch last year's iPhone 5 launch in China. A couple allegedly tried to sell three of their newborn babies to pay for luxurious items, including expensive shoes and an iPhone.