Posted on 21 May 2014.
Montgomery County, Pennsylvania – Assisting residents in cleaning up the debris left behind from their crushed dreams of having locally born celebrity, Bradley Cooper, win an Academy Award are Cooper Industries’ pooper scoopers that have been flying off the shelves at neighborhood stores.
“It’s just a coincidence that Cooper Industries manufactures pooper scoopers and they are being used for this purpose. We have sold over 500 in the past hour alone!” Inventory Manager at the local Walmart, Phil Bredstickey said.
Residents have been voicing their opinions since the most recent loss occurred earlier this year on March 2nd. “Everyone in the area had their dreams shattered to breadsticks,” said Cooper’s former neighbor, Jan Cimorbasquets, who still remembers watching an adolescent Bradley whiff on what would have been a winning soccer kick in 1984.
“We all thought he was a lock to win for Silver Linings Playbook and then again for American Hustle, but all they gave him were insulting MTV Movie Awards,” she added.
According to local police, the remains associated with the anticipated celebration and the heartbreaking loss are so great that Montgomery County is offering a tax credit to anyone that purchased a pooper scooper and/or trash bags in aiding the cleanup effort.
Meanwhile, the pile of debris continues to grow and has local environmentalists on edge. “We are fearing the worst for endangered animals that may try to use the debris to build homes or consume them as a food source. These are very fragile animals and include the breadhog and garlic-tailed deer,” said Pennsylvania Game and Wildlife Commissioner, Deuce Changaro.
Cooper branded pooper scoopers were first introduced to the public in the late 1980s as dogs continued to grow larger and larger, leaving specimens on lawns and carpets that were too much for a miniscule hand pooper scooper. The company barely avoided bankruptcy in 2009, but has recently seen a tremendous spike in sales.
“As more and more fans of Bradley Cooper give their hopes up that he will ever win an Academy Award, they are turning to our product to clean up the anticipated celebratory items that were left behind,” said the company mascot, Scoopy, the super-duper pooper scooper.
Donations and volunteers to aid in the effort are still being accepted. Anyone interested in helping should call Paula Rhondstatter at 1-800-533-7510 or visit www.bradleycooperpooperscoopercleanup.gov