Woman mispronounces correct ‘Wheel of Fortune’ answer, loses big

Posted on: 9:32 pm, December 23, 2012, by , updated on: 09:51pm, December 23, 2012

A contestant on “Wheel of Fortune” said she is upset after losing big money because she mispronounced her answer – even though she had the right one.

The judges did not accept contestant Renee Durette’s answer of “Seven Swans a Swimming” because she technically pronounced the word “swimming” as “swimmin.”

Host Pat Sajak said he couldn’t accept her answer, and it cost Durette $3,850 she had accumulated.

“That’s kind of how I speak, you know, being from Florida and I asked for the ‘g’ so I knew it was there,” Durette said, according to ABC.

Read more: ABC News.

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