Yes, this is an allusion to Herbalife (an other similar snake-oil companies) which recently settled a lawsuit to the tune of $15 Million.

If only their scheme didn’t rely on recruiting new salesmen to peddle unregulated, untested, and unproven supplements – perhaps it would look a little less like a $5.9 billion dollar pyramid scheme.

Also, check out my Denver Comic Con interview with Reel Nerds!

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WYLONA
-and it's not a pyramid scheme! It's multi-level marketing, I recruit other salesmen and get a commission!
KATE
How many did you buy for yourself?
WYLONA
Well, it's not a lot when I find some other people to sell it-
KATE
Wylona, doesn't that look like a pyramid to you?
WYLONA
No it looks like the mountain of cash I'm going to make!

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