|Independent presidential candidate Brock Pierce|
by Jason Brett, Forbes.com
Brock Pierce, the former child actor best known for playing the young Gordon Bombay in Mighty Ducks and The Mighty Ducks 2, has since played the role of entrepreneur, philanthropist, and a billionaire blockchain mogul. His latest role is now as a Presidential candidate where he is running as an independent in the 2020 campaign race. Pierce announced the news of his candidacy on July 4th, followed by an appearance on Fox Business where he fielded questions from Maria Bartiromo and Steve Forbes, Chair and Editor-In-Chief of Forbes Magazine.
I had the opportunity to interview Pierce for Forbes Crypto. Besides learning more about his policy positions, I asked direct and detailed questions about allegations from his past, including allegations that he drugged former employees at a company in 2000 and pressured them to have sex when they were boys, as well as how Interpol busted into a Spanish villa, when he was staying with his other two business partners, only to discover guns, machetes, and child pornography on the property. Finally, I asked about his involvement in a conference where he spoke about cryptocurrency that was arranged by Jeffrey Epstein in 2011. Pierce responded to all my questions, even the one where I asked how it felt when John Oliver roasted him on television over these allegations...
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