- Natalia Escudero, a Spanish TV reporter, regrettably quit her job on air when she thought she had won huge lottery money
- When she realised she only won €5,000 (R78 206) and not €4 million (R62 565 440), she apologised to her viewers for her lack of professionalism
- Escudero also went on her Twitter page to say she would be taking some time off to deal with the recent difficult time she has been having
Natalia Escudero, a Spanish TV reporter, quit her job while on air after she won the lottery, only to realise that the money she won was actually smaller than her expectation.
The RTVE newswoman quickly tendered an apology to her viewers after learning the €4 million (R62 565 440) was actually €5,000 (R78 206), Daily Mail reports.
The funniest of it all happened when she told her colleagues she would not be turning up for work the next day.
After the event, she went onto Twitter to tell her viewers that she was indeed sorry for her behaviour on air and her lack of professionalism.
Escudero also explained that she had been having a tough time and would be taking some time off on a planned holiday.
Meanwhile, Briefly.co.za earlier reported that 42-year-old British man's life changed completely after he won £105 million in the EuroMillions jackpot.
Steve Thomson might not need to work another day in his life but he revealed that he was continuing with work
Thomson said he decided to continue working because it made him "feel normal". It was learned the lotto winner is also not splashing any money on flashy cars - which he dubbed "a waste of money".
Thomson and his wife, 41-year-old Lenka, purchased a second-hand car. According to Mirror Online, Thomson is struggling to comprehend how much has changed.
The multi-billionaire said the win set him on an "emotional rollercoaster" and it was "very stressful". Thomson will be working part-time despite being the richest-ever lottery winner in Britain.
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