Most of us would give our right nut to become a millionaire by simply hitting the lottery, right? Sure, we’ve heard the various horror stories about people who screwed up and winning it somehow made their lives worse – which is pretty unfathomable to me – but we still play anyway.
The woman you see above, 21-year-old Jane Park, became Britain’s youngest EuroMillions winner when she won the lottery at age 17. And now, according to the Mirror, she’s considering legal action against the lottery because she says winning “ruined her life.” Seriously.
The attractive blonde told the Sunday People she is…
– SICK of shopping for designer goodies
– STRUGGLING to find a genuine boyfriend who isn’t after her money
– MISSING her Benidorm holidays because trips to upmarket resorts are too snooty
– BURDENED with the “stress” of being a millionairess
Jane, speaking in the same week she pleaded not guilty in her home city of Edinburgh to a charge of drink driving at a McDonald’s, said: “At times it feels like winning the lottery has ruined my life.”
Aww, poor baby.
“I thought it would make it ten times better but it’s made it ten times worse. I wish I had no money most days. I say to myself, ‘My life would be so much easier if I hadn’t won.’”
“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. I have material things but apart from that my life is empty. What is my purpose in life?”
Jane added: “I think 18 should be the minimum age for winning the lottery, at the least. The current age of 16 is far too young.”
Right, because the way she describes her life sounds horrible…
“I don’t go on holiday that much, about four times a year,” she said. “I wait until my friends can go. And although I’ve been to the Maldives I much prefer Benidorm because nobody is looking down at you. You can get as drunk as you want. In the Maldives, you can’t go and get absolutely hammered.”
I have that same problem with the Maldives. Oh, wait, I’ve NEVER BEEN TOT HE MADLIVES.
Jane retains a weakness for shoes and bags, wearing her own Christian Louboutin heels for our photoshoot.
But she says: “There’s no point in going shopping all the time, you can only order so much. I get sick of it.”
Yeah, I feel you Jane.
For their part, the folks who run the lottery, Camelot, say, ““We have been in touch with Jane from time to time since her win to offer ongoing support. It is always up to the winners as to whether they want to take up that support. We will continue to support Jane in any way we can if that is what decides she wants.”
Eh, she should probably still sue. No one should have to go through being a millionaire in life if they really don’t want to be one, am I right?
Frankly, I don’t know how anyone can live like this…
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