Trouble – The Twelve Million Dollar Dog

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When New York heiress Leona Helmsley, (a.k.a, Queen of Mean) died recently, her family discovered that one of the biggest beneficiaries in her will was - her eight-year old Maltese dog, Trouble!

In order to ensure that Trouble could continue living the life of luxury he is accustomed to, she left him a whopping $12mm USD! And, the little dog is going to need every penny!

That's because Trouble, who currently lives in a 28-room mansion in Greenwich, Connecticut not only likes his meals specially prepared for him, but also, prefers to be hand fed by one of Ms. Helmsley's employees! That's because once in a while, just for fun, this rotten little dog likes to nip some fingers!

Ms. Helmsley also requested that when Trouble dies, he be buried alongside her, so that they can be together in eternity.

While $12 million dollars is a large amount (especially for a dog), this constitutes a very small portion of Leona Helmsley’s total wealth. The owner of several hotels, including the famous New York Helmsley, her total wealth was estimated to be over $2.5 billion!

source:ammaro.com

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  • riddara
    riddara2 months
    Just saw the post today, Trouble passed. "On Thursday, June 9th, Mr. Lekic revealed that Trouble had passed away in his retirement home in Florida." May he rest in peace.
    • artkid
      artkid3 months
      Woooow...12 million dollars?!?!
      • songunicorn17
        OMG THIS REMINDS ME OF A MOVIE CALLED DOGGONE TROUBLE THE DOG IS NAMED TROUBLE!! AND HIS OWNER IS RICH.. though... The plot IS different
        • tysonisepic157
          this is the first dogo news article
        • nitria
          nitria8 months
          If I was someone who was REALY REALY FAMOUS AND RICH, I would buy that dog!!!!!!💰
          • junewolf
            junewolfabout 1 year
            wow wow
            • williamlong8868
              williamlong8868about 1 year
              2.5 bil in 2007 is 3.1 bil in today's money, also congrats you found the first article
              • gamermaster
                gamermasterabout 1 year
                wow the very first one!!!
                • octopus1234
                  octopus1234over 1 year
                  Wow, I just found DogoNews's first article! Amazing!
                  • spykitten
                    spykittenover 1 year
                    That dog is spoiled. Stop spoiling the dog!