10 Stupid Things People Have Done After Winning The Lottery

#8. Losing It Out To Haute Couture

Of course everyone that wins a lottery jackpot wants to spend and spend and spend, and when Britain’s Vivian Nicholson won the lottery in 1961, her very public exclamations that she was going spend it all, seemed very apt! But of course, no one thought that the lady would literally go ahead with her plans, to such an extent, that she would run through her millions in just a matter of years. Rather than keeping aside some cash for rainy days or investing at least a part of it on her future, Vivian blew it all on haute couture. Yes, you read it right! The lady filled up her closets with all the latest fashions, only to find that she’d already spent all of her money on fashionable overalls! Vivian was soon jobless, alienated from her friends and a widow (despite five marriages), not to mention that she filed for bankruptcy in 1965!

Losing It Out To Haute Couture