'Wheel of Fortune' contestant loses because of mispronunciation

A contestant lost out on $7,100 and a trip to Europe for mispronouncing "flamenco" dance lessons as "flamingo."
2:07 | 04/10/18

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We are back now with that "Wheel of fortune" fail. We were talking about who could be so G on that show. We think George would beat us all. You know it. There was a contestant the show who missed out onhousands of dol of prize money because of a mispronunciation. ABC's Diane Macedo isere with the Ory. Reporter: Yep, it's true. Flamenco/flamingo. They S very similar but if you pronounce them wrong on "Wheel of fortune" it can cost you lots of money and contest Johnny learned that the hard way. What's up there. Flamingo dance lessons. Sorr Ashley, it's your turn. I'll solve. Flamenco dance ons. Yeah, that's it Andre going to -- there we go. She's got . So, to explain what we ard was and I know you didn't mean toay it but you gave U "G" instead a "C." The correctnswer wmenco lie Spanish style of dance. Does he think he said flamenco? Probably. He had Thi lookf surprise but Pat Sajak explained we heard "G" and the judges decided that was not C enough. Heked dumb-founded but Ashley took $7100 home and that trip T Europe. Take a look at this one. $2500. "C." Sorry. Oh, no Thiss one of those before D after clues. An pony, show me they was the full clue. Therre only two letters left.the wheel on $2500 and johnnysed it. He asked forhe letter "C which was not in the LE. Not a goo day for Johnny. A bad day. The G . Right there, bankrupt right underneath. Hang there, Johnny. It'll G better. Thank you very mucdiane. Coming up, YouTube under

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