Think you have it rough with your overdue college loans, eviction notices, and scrounging for nickels in the crevice of your car seat so you can upgrade to a Crunchy Taco Supreme at Taco Bell? Well, you have a charmed life compared to Jane Park. This poor, poor, unfortunate soul had the tragedy of winning the lottery!
“Winning the lottery made my life a misery,” Park said. Four years ago, Park won $1.6 million when she was just 17.
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She became Britain’s youngest EuroMillions winner, but has since said the blessing was actually a curse that ruined her life.
“I never realized how difficult it would be,” Park said. “I thought everything would be amazing.”
“At times, it’s completely different to how you’d expect.”
Like not wondering how you’re going to make your car payment?
“I thought it would make it ten times better but it’s made it ten times worse.”
That logic should be reserved for having sex in a hot tub and not winning a million dollars.
“I wish I had no money most days. I say to myself, ‘My life would be so much easier if I hadn’t won.'”
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“People look at me and think, ‘I wish I had her lifestyle, I wish I had her money.’ But they don’t realise the extent of my stress.”
That stress of being able to afford shit?
“I have material things but apart from that my life is empty. What is my purpose in life?”
Fuck your fake idealism. I’m sure your life was empty before the lottery too.
“At times it feels like winning the lottery has ruined my life.”
That’s on you sweetheart.
She blew all of her money and now she lives with her mom and works as an admininstration temp for $10 an hour. She should probably play the lottery to upgrade her lifestyle.
She even considered legal action against the lottery because she believed that she should not have been allowed to win because of her age.
“I think 18 should be the minimum age for winning the lottery, at the least,” She said. “The current age of 16 is far too young.”
Nothing says that you take responsibility for your own poor judgements of blowing $1.6 million dollars quite like threatening to sue the people who gave you $1.6 million so that you could steal more of their money and then blow that wad of cash as well.