An old fake news article from last year is still making the rounds claiming that basketball great Michael Jordan is lowering the price on his super popular Air Jordan brand sneakers in 2017. It comes complete with a fake Michael Jordan quote:
"I'M JUST TIRED OF PEOPLE PAYING FOR THE ILLUSION THAT MORE EXPENSIVE MEANS BETTER, WHEN IN REALITY MY SHOES COST $5 TO MAKE"
The source of the story is well known hoax website Celebtricity thist ime. Of course since it now is 2017 the story can actually be verified rather easily by going to Nike's official Jordan store page. Looks like they still cost way more than $19.99 so we're going to label this story as false for now: