Parents Punish Child By Selling One Direction Tickets on eBay

A mother in Australia punished her daughter by selling off four tickets to a One Direction concert she was going to attend in Sydney.

Anonymous mother from Australia, who simply goes by the user name tsfe, put her child’s birthday present up for sale after she apparently lied to her about sleepovers with her friends. Photo: stripy_sockshaha/ Flickr

One Direction is on their last leg of the “Take Me Home” tour down in Australia and Directioners couldn’t be more excited. For an Aussie girl and three of her friends, that excitement quickly came to a halt when they were caught lying to their parents.

The un-named mum got revenge on her ‘self-righteous and lippy’ daughter by putting on eBay the One Direction tickets she had bought for her. She also posts a lengthy description, explaining why she’s put the four tickets for the band’s Sydney gig for sale.

“You can thank my daughters self righteous and lippy attitude for their sale. See sweety? And you thought I was bluffing. I hope the scowl on your b***hy little friends faces when you tell them that your dad and i revoked the gift we were giving you all reminds you that your PARENTS are the ones that deserve love and respect more than anyone.”

By the description it also seems that the girl’s friends tried to persuade the mother not to go forth in selling the precious tickets. “Oh your friends thought that a few prank calls would put me off selling the gift we bought for them for YOUR BIRTHDAY because YOU all LIED to us about sleep overs so you could hang like little trollops at an older guys HOUSE????? Pffft!! I find it HIGHLY amusing that you girls think you invented this stuff.”

The online scolding continued: “Tricks like this on OUR parents is how HALF of you were conceived …..And why a lot of your friends DONT have an address to send that Fathers day card to!!! I’m not your friend. I’m your MOTHER.

“And I am here to give you the boundaries that YOU NEED to become a functional responsible adult. You may hate me now….. But I don’t care. Its my job to raise a responsible adult…not nuture bad habits in my teen age child.”

Their are a total of four tickets to be auctioned off and the current bid (as of this writing) stands at AU $24,100.00, with the auction having started on September 18 with a starting bid of AU $1.00.

However, shortly after Fairfax Media alerted the alleged vendor the auction was taken down because the items were ‘no longer available’.

eBay said, however, that it was looking into irregularities which saw the price for the tickets go to $42,000 from anonymous bidders with also unusual discussion on social media.

Shortly after being asked to investigate they confirmed that the owner’s account had been accessed without authorisation and that further investigation was ongoing, reports the Age.

A spokesman for eBay said: “The person who owned that account never made the listing. There’s not much fact at all in the story.”

The unlucky Directioner will miss out on the Sydney gig next month, which is one of the last gigs on 1D’s epic Take Me Home World tour. The band were spotted jetting to Oz earlier today in preparation for the last leg of the tour which kicks off in Adelaide on Monday.

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