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Paul Walker

Sicko Tried Selling Burned Tree Bark From Crash Scene

12/8/2013 12:45 AM PST BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

1206-paul-walker-crash-splash-gettySome deranged creep tried to make a quick buck off Paul Walker's death by selling pieces of burned bark he claims he took from the tree Paul crashed into ... TMZ has learned.

The seller says he took 6 pieces of charred tree (pictured below) from the crash site and put them on eBay -- asking for at least $100 per item.

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But we've learned ... the seller had a change of heart (which might have had something to do with the hate mail he got) and he decided to to pull the auction for good.

The seller tells TMZ, "I would like to apologize to the family, friends, and fans of Paul Walker.  At the time I listed the bark for sale, I did not realize the emotional impact it would have."

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31.

PT    

Just good old fashioned capitalism, folks.

258 days ago
32.

nv89436    

Ironic. is you calling out any one for pettiness. And how is this gossip?

258 days ago
33.

Xxxl44    

At least his bark was authentic unlike your bs headlines trying to ruin lives of people

258 days ago
34.

Bob    

Well guess what SICKO the cops are going to be at your house shortly to arrest you

258 days ago
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Bob777    

TMZ, Wow your status level has now been lowered below the ethics level of the National Enquirer. Whoever clears these stories for print deserves a life changing tragic event so TMZ can exploit it too. Oh that's right, their story wouldn't sell ! OK, just set yourselves on fire and crawl back into the urinal you escaped from.

258 days ago
36.

bgg    

Who is TMZ to call a guy sick from profiting off of this?
How many deaths has TMZ milked for profit??
Stop pointing fingers at others amd calling them S*** you stinking sleazebags. No ones buying your act!
No matter how many people you point at everyone knows you're maggots and vultures who turn death into money!

258 days ago
37.

Bob777    

Whats next, you s*** bags going to sneak open the casket and take pics of the burnt corpse or report ghost of P.W. seen at memorial location. Let the poor souls rest in peace and let their families mourn.

258 days ago
38.

braintrain    

Don't worry its okay if tmz does it.

258 days ago
39.

SNAFU    

Capitalism people. The media's selling this story like crazy, and people are buying it.

258 days ago
40.

judy    

Tacky, yes. But if you are offended, don't buy it. Simple fix

258 days ago
41.

zephr5    

Damn it! I wanted all the bark pieces at $200 each. Why stop there? $1000 a piece.

258 days ago
42.

Al    

May as well sell ashes from the Nazi concentration camp

258 days ago
43.

Bob777    

No one mentioned their offended. I think the word might be " amazed" at the audacity it takes to criticize someone attempting to making a profit from a death and be completely ignorant of their own actions.

258 days ago
44.

Brennaliiah14    

And TMZ how are you all any different?? You make BIG $$$ off Paul's death & any other celeb's death by playing it over & over until it's ragged!

258 days ago
45.

zephr5    

As long as we believe in Jesus! We will all see each other again. Don't believe me? Google it!

258 days ago
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