Mighty Ducks star turned tech billionaire Brock Pierce has a wild plan for the US presidential race.
Child star Pierce, who ironically also starred in the 90’s comedy First Kid as the President’s son, has set his sights on the real life oval office.
The 39-year-old has positioned himself as a third party alternative to front runners President Donald Trump and Joe Biden, and is focusing on swaying a number of key states in a bid to deny either candidate a clear win.
Pierce is then hoping that the divided US House of Representatives would grant him the win.
“In the year 2020, it is not our goal to win the general election,” Pierce said.
“Our goal is to lay the groundwork for the future.”
The presidential candidate rose to fame in 1992 after appearing as a young Gordon Bombay in The Mighty Ducks films, before switching focus in his adult years to cryptocurrency.
The 39-year-old began investing in bitcoin, internet gaming and other tech ventures, and has even used some of his fortune to donate almost $140,000 to his competitor Donald Trump’s presidential campaign.
It’s cash the former child star insists he spent only to get a seat at an exclusive dinner with the president, so he could get air-time to lobby issues of Puerto Rican relief.
“It was something done one time with one purpose,” Pierce said.
He is positioning himself as a younger, more “in-touch” candidate than Trump or Biden, in an attempt to connect with young and new voters.
“I turn 40 in November. I’m in this for at least the next 40 years. Time is on my side,” he explained.
“I think that neither candidate really connects with the younger generations… I am not hearing from either candidate any real vision. I am not hearing anything that really inspires me. I am hearing a lot of negativity.”