For some millionaires the financial crisis has not only been a source of great headaches, but also of traumatic heartbreaks. As they see their fortunes vanish, a truth of their lives is suddenly unveiled: they have married a cuaima; a gold-digger guarra.
"I told my wife to stop this organic food malarkey"."She went ballistic. Organic Hass avocados cost £1.75 each and she wanted me to buy six of them! In the end, I just peeled off the labels that said they were certified organic and put them on ordinary avocados – she didn't notice the difference. I did the same with bananas…"; "She has a very high standard of living,'' he said. ''She's never taken the Tube or a bus; it's always taxis. And she likes to eat out a lot, at the best restaurants, and she likes to buy expensive gifts for people she wants to impress."But the tragic thing is that, if the (now two-times) poor guy, decides to drown his sorrows in his favorite brothel, it might well be that he has to face yet another consequence of the financial crisis: the industry of prostitution has not proved immune to recession.
"As soon as the financial wobbles started, she must have joined some upmarket dating agency because somehow she's found another very rich man pretty damn fast."
"Now 40 brothels in [the small Czech town Dubi] have shrunk to just four — the others have turned into golf shops or goulash restaurants". ""I have offered free Viagra, free porn and cut the rates of the girls by 40 per cent, but business is down 45 per cent — it's really terrible."
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