Squid Recreation: The Problem winner Mai Whelan is but to obtain her prize cash from the present. The 55-year-old immigration adjudicator gained $4.56 million after beating 455 gamers on the Netflix competitors collection in February. She instructed the Sunday Times, “I really feel like Tom Cruise in Jerry McGuire… Present me the cash.” Additionally learn: Netflix’s Squid Recreation: The Problem renewed for Season 2
Mai Whelan, wins Squid Recreation: The Problem
She additionally stated in the course of the interview. Mai Whelan shared what she would do as soon as she receives the cash. She has already splurged a bit for herself to attend the Squid Recreation gala evening: a brief haircut, a black Ralph Lauren gown, and Jimmy Choo footwear. “I nonetheless have purchaser’s regret from that, however I feel it’s properly deserved,” she additionally stated.
Whelan on plans along with her prize
Mai Whelan additionally shared that she has plans to look right into a retirement house for herself with the cash. She stated, “I’m interested by a retirement house someplace. We don’t know the place but, and we’re proud of the place we’re. We reside on the water. It’s very peaceable.” She additionally stated she can be donating cash to “charities for the underprivileged, wildlife, and local weather change.”As per her contract, she will not be allowed to share the cash with any of her former rivals.
Responding to Mai Whelan’s declare of a 10-month delay in prize cash payout, Folks quoted a supply saying that the winner of the present was conscious of the fee plan of the present. Reportedly, she is ready to lastly obtain it because the present aired.
Squid Recreation: The Problem
She turned the winner after beating contestant Phill Cain in a sport of rock, paper, scissors. The finale episode aired on December 6 and it has been renewed for season 2.
Beforehand in November, two contestants from the present threatened authorized motion towards Netflix and the producers for allegedly hurting them bodily in the course of the making. They claimed they suffered hypothermia and nerve injury whereas filming the Pink Gentle, Inexperienced Gentle sport at Cardington Studios in Bedford throughout winter. Nevertheless, a spokesperson from Netflix shared with Deadline that on the time no lawsuit was filed.