Martin Shkreli starts YouTube live stream a day after leaving jail

Before you go, we thought you'd like these...
Before you go close icon
Martin Shkreli's Drug Company to Replace Him as CEO

Martin Shkreli, the boyish pharmaceutical entrepreneur who was arrested on Thursday for what U.S. prosecutors said was a Ponzi-like scheme, started a live stream on YouTube on Friday after returning home.

Two hours into the live stream, he was playing an online chess game while answering comments from his YouTube viewers, after wandering around his apartment filled with guitars and musical instruments in pajama bottoms and a purple PBS T-shirt. He has done similar live streams before on YouTube.

"Good to be back. I missed you too," the 32-year-old said at the beginning of the live stream, responding to comments made by YouTube viewers.

For more on this story, scroll through the gallery below:

1 PHOTOS
Martin Shkreli arrested
See Gallery
Martin Shkreli starts YouTube live stream a day after leaving jail
HIDE CAPTION
SHOW CAPTION
of
SEE ALL
BACK TO SLIDE

He added: "I can't really talk about business or anything. So please don't ask me about businesses or any allegations or anything like that."

(For the live stream, see here)

Shkreli, who attracted criticism for growing outrage over soaring prescription drug prices, was arrested before dawn at the up-market Murray Hill Tower Apartments in midtown Manhattan on Thursday. U.S. prosecutors said he was running a Ponzi-like scheme at his former hedge fund and a pharmaceutical company he previously headed.

Shkreli, who often tweets about his political views and musical taste, late Thursday night wrote on Twitter (@MartinShkreli): "Glad to be home. Thanks for the support."



More from AOL.com:
The true, heartbreaking stories of people supporting their parents
Data breach sets off charges of theft in '16 Democratic race
Obama vows active role in 2016 presidential race

Read Full Story

Sign up for Breaking News by AOL to get the latest breaking news alerts and updates delivered straight to your inbox.

Subscribe to our other newsletters

Emails may offer personalized content or ads. Learn more. You may unsubscribe any time.

From Our Partners

If You Find One Of These In Your Yard, Don't Touch It - And Try Not To Panic If You Find One Of These In Your Yard, Don't Touch It - And Try Not To Panic
Don't Get Too Close To a Newborn Giraffe Unless You Want to Get Kicked in the Nuts Don't Get Too Close To a Newborn Giraffe Unless You Want to Get Kicked in the Nuts
Cops Catch Up To A Suspicious Speeding Vehicle - And Make An Appalling Discovery Inside Cops Catch Up To A Suspicious Speeding Vehicle - And Make An Appalling Discovery Inside