The creator of the toy everybody’s obsessed with hasn’t seen a penny for it

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You know that crazy little fidget spinner all the cool kids on the playground (and cats, apparently) are whipping around these days? It’s a huge success — but its creator isn’t reaping any of the windfall.

The bane of teachers everywhere, fidget spinners are relatively cheap. Still, given how they’re selling like hot cakes, you’d think their creator would be diving into mounds of gold coins like Scrooge McDuck.

🚨FIDGET SPINNERS ALERT🚨 We’ve got the full story on @BBCNewsround this morning at 7.40am and 8.15am on @CBBC #FidgetSpinners pic.twitter.com/hkC1xgrVUu

— Ricky Boleto (@rickyboleto) …

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