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"It takes a special kind of integrity for a man to be both a newsmaker and a marketmaker without it becoming a conflict of interest."
―Karl Kelly

Karl Kelly is a character in Grand Theft Auto series that appears on the promotional real-life Lifeinvader website and can be heard Grand Theft Auto V.

Description

Kelly is a finance reporter for Weazel News, and the author of the book, Mounting Bulls and Riding Bears, who is living in Richman, Los Santos.

During the events of the main story, Kelly can be heard reporting on various events during Weazel radio news breaks, as well as promoting his book. Likewise, he writes some of the articles that can be read on Eyefind following various missions. During the events of the game, he and his wife Cynthia, a finance reporter for the Daily Globe, are passing through a divorce. The two actively slander each other in their publications, usually derailing the discussion the article's actual headline. Kelly claims that, despite the divorce proceedings, she will not take any of the profits from his book's sales. Cynthia retorts in one of her own articles, referring to Kelly's book as "garbage".

Kelly's Lifeinvader account details his daily life and serves as a platform for him to further promote his book. Via this profile, it is also revealed that Kelly's birthday is on July 27.

Lifeinvader Statuses

  • "My book Mounting Bulls & Riding Bears will be in stores in less than a month! I'll teach you all the overly-complex financial jargon you need to fool people into thinking you actually understand how the stock market works. It's got me this far!"
  • "When it comes to the stock market, don't overthink it. Buy my book Mounting Bulls and Riding Bears. I predicted the financial crisis."
  • "In many ways, wives are like stocks. You get them while they're vulnerable, ride them till they peak, then dump them for a volatile young start-up. No hard feelings, Cynthia."
  • "It takes a special kind of integrity for a man to be both a newsmaker and a marketmaker without it becoming a conflict of interest."
  • To the idiot who keeps spraying anticapitalist propaganda on my car, my middle name does not begin with K"
  • For the right angle on world events, look to Weazel News. Let's get big business back on its feet!"

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