Don’t come between a gay man and his designer bag
If there is any lesson for anyone especially a robber, it is do not come between a gay man and his designer bag.
Jerad Kluting was walking down Riley Street in Holland Township, Michigan at around 5pm minding his own business.
But then a 21-year-old mugger approached him and demanded the bag.
Firing two warning shots, the third one was meant to hit him.
‘It happened very fast. In one motion he took the gun out of his waist belt and with the other hand put up a bandana over his mouth and pointed, was like, “Give me your bag,”‘ Kluting explained to local NBC station WCMH.
‘I was like, “You’re not getting my Louis Vuitton.” I worked very hard for this and this bag I’ve had forever and it means a lot to me.
‘I wasn’t about ready to relinquish it to some thug that was going to demand it from me.’
Kluting paid a lot for the design, and it is no longer in production.
Do not come between a gay man and his designer bag
‘I paid $1,700 for it or thereabouts. … I love Louis Vuitton and I saw this bag long before I could buy it and I saved up my money to buy it,’ Kluting continued. ‘It means a lot to me. … It represents me. I wasn’t about to relinquish my personal property.’
It should be noted that you probably shouldn’t be putting your life on the line for any material object, even if it is Louis Vuitton.
‘As my grandmother would say, if you’re born to hang, you’ll never drown,’ Kluting added.
But now the bag has an even deeper significance.
‘I got my bag,’ Kluting said. ‘He can pry it out of my cold dead hands.’