‘Wheel of Fortune’ Judges’ Ruling Angers Audience
A “Wheel of Fortune” contestant had earned thousands of dollars and counting when a minor mishap dissolved her winnings, according to Yahoo News.
Renee Durette correctly answered “Seven Swans a Swimming”, but it was ultimately rejected by the judges. The judges say they don’t allow regional vernacular in pronunciation, but Durette, from Florida, left the “g” off “swimming”.
The blunder reportedly cost her nearly $4,000 in winnings.
While the audience and some viewers didn’t take the ruling too well, Durette says being on the show was an “amazing experience.”