Child Support…To Eat At McD’s?
I’m not sure if I should be laughing or crying about this!
Or, maybe there’s something in the fries at McDonald’s for a mother to think she’d win a court case that demanded weekly child support funds to sustain her kids’ Golden Arches habit.
The Australian mother demanded $1450 per-week to cover living expenses for herself and two children, including a $150 a week for blue jeans, $60 a week for McDonald’s binging and $100 weekly for gifts.
Evelyn Bender, the federal magistrate who oversaw the case, told the woman that she needed to seriously alter her lifestyle and that her requests were excessive. Instead of the $1,450 per week, Bender ordered the husband pay $800 a week.
Now, with so much focus on childhood obesity, did she REALLY think this was a good idea? I mean, we all can splurge on fast food every once in a while, but I believe she was being a little over the top.
What are some of the most outrageous things you’ve heard people ask for?