Australian woman misses call and loses £66,700 prize

All she had to do was say: "I wake up with Today."




A woman has missed out on a $110,000 cash giveaway after her voicemail told a TV show she was 'too busy' to take the call live on air.

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"We are going to Elwood in Victoria and we're calling Leanne Spruce," presenter Lisa Wilkinson said as the dial tone was broadcast on live national television.

"Sorry I'm busy, I'll call you back just leave your number," the Melbourne woman's voicemail recording abruptly told the morning show hosts before suddenly cutting off.

Credits: Channel 9

A woman has missed out on a $110,000 cash giveaway when her voicemail told Today Show she was 'too busy' to take the call live on air

Credits: Channel 9

The hosts appeared devastated for the viewer when she missed out on the giveaway


Wilkinson, Karl Stefanovic and Richard Wilkins were broadcasting from a Gold Coast beach on Tuesday when they phoned the woman.

The hosts appeared devastated for the viewer when she missed out on the giveaway.

The woman would have won $110,000 (£66,700) had she answered the call within three rings and said: "I wake up with Today."


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