Billionaire Says He Backed Out of Doomed Titanic Sub Trip
Las Vegas billionaire Jay Bloom and his son Sean had planned to go on the doomed Titanic voyage, but pulled out. A friend of Bloom's son researched what could go wrong and it scared Sean. Oceangate CEO Stockton Rush texted the nervous passengers, “It's way safer than flying in a helicopter or even scuba diving." Desperate to fill empty seats, Rush offered Bloom and his son a $200,000 discount.