The thing is… the jackpot is shared among multiple winners. So even though she was clutching a winning ticket in the El Gordo lottery, her take was actually around $5,500, not $4-million. While that’s still far from a lump of coal, Escudero definitely regrets screaming on-air that she was done working… although she is still planning on taking a vacation.
“These last few months have been difficult for me for personal reasons and for the first time the goddess fortune had smiled at me,” she writes in a translated tweet. “It is sad that [I am known as] the manipulative and lying journalist.”