Today’s Darwin Award Winner…

Pregnant woman, 19, ‘shot her boyfriend dead in front of their daughter, 3, as he attempted to stop a .50-caliber bullet with a BOOK he was holding up to his chest in bid for YouTube stardom’

  • seanraleigh

    To win a Darwin award, one has to die in stupid circumstances, AND not leave ANY progeny behind. This guy has impregnated his girlfriend twice as I understand the story, so he is (was???) ineligible. His stupid genes are sadly going to continue.

    • In principal, I agree. I had the same initial reaction. But then, he WAS only a kid and impregnated his 19 year-old moron-partner twice already so it is a fair guess that more breeding must have been prevented. Sooooo, maybe this does qualify, if not for a Darwin Award then at least for an honorable (pathetic?) mention?

      • Martin B

        I’m just glad he’s dead.

        • Due the math.

          Stupid guy + stupid chick = 2 stupid.

          • Here’s some more math:
            They are boyfriend and girlfriend!?!? She’s 19 with a 3 year-old daughter. Do the math on that. That makes it likely she was pregnant at 15. He was 22 when he met his end which means he was19 when the little girl was born and a maximum of 18 when the mother was impregnated. These two moron/children are the fruits of liberal ideology as applied to the family and social mores. What a nice example of what sex education was supposed to prevent but wound up promoting. Thank you, liberal establishment pimps for helping breakdown the social and cultural barriers that used to make “couples” like this objects of disapproval and pity so they can seek the limelight before they have even reached the age of mental maturity which by scientific standards is “mid-twenties”.

          • UCSPanther

            I was much smarter than these two idiots in my late teens. There would be no way I would pull a stunt of any form with a firearm, even at that age.

          • Blacksmith

            Again I concur with one caveat, social mores and liberalism cannot coexist. 😉
            Its like oil and water, they just don’t mix.

      • UCSPanther

        Maybe when his kids are old enough to understand the nature of their “father’s” demise, they will learn from it and be smarter for it.

      • lolwut? (Deplorable Hoser)

        She was 15 the first time around. this is her second kid.

      • Blacksmith

        I concur, more progeny would have been forthcoming, so he does win a Darwin, I would have preferred he had done it sooner to keep the gene pool cleaner but better some than none.

  • tom_billesley

    Desert Eagle vs. book. It wasn’t a koran was it?

  • Solo712

    Stupid is as stupid dies.

  • caliroxanne

    Too bad this didn’t happen before they blessed humanity with their progeny.

  • Clink9

    Maybe start with a .22 instead.

  • Cat-astrophe

    The 0.5 Desert eagle: Speer’s 300-grain load produces a muzzle velocity of over 1,500 ft/s, giving a muzzle energy of over 1,500 ft·lb (2,000J)
    1500 FOOT POUNDS of energy!

    He held a book? As long as it was not a coran. (sic on purpose) The coran can stop western civilization, but not a desert eagle….

    • Clink9

      Bullet Tooth Tony prefers the Desert Eagle:

      • Cat-astrophe

        That was a good movie to watch after the wife went to bed…not enough tenderness to captivate the female spirit.

        • Clink9

          Heh, I haven’t tried getting mine to watch that.

          When we were dating years ago she’d watch Rambo or anything. Now, just wimpy stuff.

          • Cat-astrophe

            Know the routine, yup.

    • “The coran can stop western civilization, but not a desert eagle….”

      (polite applause)

    • Clausewitz
      • Cat-astrophe

        I’ve watched a lot of Hickok45 videos in the past, good guy.

  • Shuali

    How did a person who knew so little about the ballistics and characteristics of the weapon he owned (Desert Eagle .50 AE) get permission to own one?? People like that give all responsible gun owners a bad name.

    • UCSPanther

      Anyone expecting a book to stop any of the large bore, high powered pistol cartridges (IE 44 magnum, 454 casull, 50 AE, 480 Ruger, 500 SW magnum, etc) may as well be hoping that a pie plate will stop 30.06…

  • Drunk_by_Noon

    Words fail me.
    Multiple levels of stupid happening here.

  • DaninVan

    So now she’ll get welfare because she’s a single mom?

    • Blacksmith

      But of course.

  • Hard Little Machine

    Well at least the kids will die in infancy.

  • tom_billesley

    Do they have a Darwin Award that is not posthumous? This guy is halfway there.

    • Blacksmith

      “He has been linked to a feared gang called the Pendeford Crew”
      Well that gangs street cred just got its junk shot off.

  • Tooth&Claw

    Only point a gun at something you wish to destroy. This man, and I use the term loosely, didn’t have an earthly clue.

  • Maybe she really wanted to kill her boyfriend and just claimed this was a misadventure.

  • Clink9

    Her Twitter feed is still up and running at 3 PM Eastern.

  • northofnowhere

    19 with a 3 year old. Not exactly Rhodes scholarship material.