How 15 Actors, Athletes, And Musicians Spent Their First Big Check
Getting your first big break is a magical thing. Entertainers work hard their whole lives, often putting aside other creature comforts, just to get a sweet taste of the big time. And that payday can break your brain a little bit. All of the sudden you go from high school substitute teacher to stadium-packing rock star? All of the sudden you go from unpaid college athlete to overnight millionaire after the NBA draft? It's wild stuff, man. And sure, new clothes and access to secret rich people clubs are great, but not everyone wants to ball out like some combination of 1800s robber baron/2000s rap video/Scrooge McDuck. Sometimes, people just…use money for goods and services.
Look, there's a lot of cool, wholesome stuff in here – folks paying back their parents, indulging in childhood fantasies, and consuming colon-destroying amounts of barbecued meats. But we're gonna level with ya: nothing beats hearing Rupert Grint talk about his ice cream truck.