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10 Weirdest Things Famous Actors Did With Their Money

They say money can't buy happiness, but who needs happiness when you've got a ruby encrusted zebra?

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We’ve all made questionable purchases. Whether it’s a late night browsing spree on Amazon leading to the next day delivery of an automatic banana slicer, or the continual justification of the mood changing light fixtures you’ve just bought, a full bank account can lead to some very strange financial decisions.

Yet these meagre mishaps pale in comparison to the extravagant (not to mention frivolous) splashing of the cash done by the millionaire celebrities over in Hollywood and beyond. The 1% may be rich beyond imagination, but that doesn’t mean they’re all investment experts.

From mansions and fast cars, old artefacts and exotic creatures, to some slightly more... outlandish purchases, these guys really know a thing or two about burning money.

Then again, setting your cash on fire is probably more useful than some of these dubious payments. At least then the flames would keep you warm. You could even invite friends over and roast marshmallows on it, or something.

But burning your entire livelihood aside, here are some examples of why high amounts of wealth doesn’t always indicate high amounts of business sense. Or intelligence, for that matter.

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