Entertainment Tonight | Sophia Kercher
Calling on Yeezus!
Kanye West and Kim Kardashian recently found out about the troubling circumstances of a young man who needs a new kidney -- and the superstar couple wants to help.
On August 27, self-proclaimed "sneaker head" Matt Neal announced an unusual offer on Facebook: He was willing to trade his rare Adidas Yeezy Boosts for a working kidney.
"People are always joking that they would give a kidney for a pair of Yeezy's!!" he wrote. "Well here's your chance, I'm 26 with 2 failing kidneys."
Neal, who lives in Ann Arbor, Michigan, said he has been on dialysis for two years. In follow-up Facebook posts, Neal revealed that the waitlist for a kidney transplant in his home state is as long as five to seven years.
West and Kardashian were moved by Neal's story, which has since gone viral. The two said that if he makes the trade, they will give Neal a brand new pair of the covetable, hard-to-find kicks, according to TMZ. Continue reading