Wheel of Fortune Contestant Guesses Right, but Loses Anyway

John Muller discusses woman's good spirits after game show's potential folly.
2:29 | 12/23/12

Coming up in the next {{countdown}} {{countdownlbl}}

Coming up next:



Skip to this video now

Now Playing:


Related Extras
Related Videos
Video Transcript
Transcript for Wheel of Fortune Contestant Guesses Right, but Loses Anyway
cliff situation, a lot are upset at the game show "wheel of fortune." It has to do with this contestant. She guessed the right words but she was told she lost anyway. Abc's john muller is on the story. Reporter: Good morning, dan. This is the game show version of football fan, outrage over a referee's blown call and wheel of fortune fans saying the judges blew it big time. We hear from the woman robbed because of her pronunciation and southern accent. 300. "S." Yeah, four of them. All right. She was on a roll, cruising her way towards thousands on wheel of fortune. "N." THREE Ns. Renee can taste victory. She's got the winning answer. I'd like to solve. Yep. Seven swans a swimin'. Or so she thought. Even host pat say jack has to backtrack. Seven swans a swimin' -- yeah, that's not. That's kind of how I speak, you know, being from florida and I had asked for the "g," so i knew it was there. Judges said I violated the rules because it was spoken in vernacu vernacular. Wheel of fortune hates southerners,. If you start to swing thele song it's seven swans a swimin'. Do you know what happened there? No. Definitely spun the tone of the show and the moments that i thought I had and I lost it and then it wound up costing me the show. Well, the judges may be grinches, they didn't steal her christmas spirit. Even if she sings it seven swans a swimin'. I had an absolutezing experience. What kind of internet footprint I have. Such a whirlwind I feel like I should be out, you know, whipping off a big hat. We reached out to the show's producers haven't received any response. Other game shows have made controversial rulings before and invited guests back on. Who knows. There's a lot hoping renee gets a do-over. Myself included. She was robbed. Nice lady. I agree. All right, john, thank you.

This transcript has been automatically generated and may not be 100% accurate.

{"duration":"2:29","description":"John Muller discusses woman's good spirits after game show's potential folly.","mediaType":"default","section":"ABCNews/GMA","id":"18048968","title":"Wheel of Fortune Contestant Guesses Right, but Loses Anyway","url":"/GMA/video/wheel-fortune-contestant-guesses-loses-18048968"}