Don't Do as They Do: The Worst Onscreen Financial Role Models

From Real Housewives star Teresa Giudice to Carrie Bradshaw, these spendthrifts need a serious money-management course (15 Photos)

Kim Potts on Aug 30, 2010 at 4:11PM

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Don't Do as They Do: The Worst Onscreen Financial Role Models

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Rebecca Bloomwood (Isla Fisher)
'Confessions of a Shopaholic'

Writer Rebecca dreamed of working at fashion bible Alette magazine, but while on her way to an interview for a job there, she stopped to shop and arrived at Alette just in time to find out the position had been filled. She landed a position at a sister magazine, but lost that job, too, thanks to her shopping addiction and a very public outing of her outstanding personal debts (did we mention her new job was at a personal finance mag?). In the end, Rebecca redeemed herself, but not before being forced to sell off the wardrobe she'd spent years (and thousands of dollars) amassing.

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