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
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.