Spoiled rotten food is a no-brainer. If your food goes past its expiration date or sits on the counter too long, you throw it out or add it to the compost pile. Easy. Spoiled people, though, are a different story.
We've all heard stories about spoiled people with their entitled attitudes or their fits of rage to get what they want. What exactly is spoiled? After all, spoiled people come in all shapes, sizes, ages and wealth.
It's not a matter of too much love, and it's not the act of receiving everything you want or being handed everything. Spoiled is the belief that you're entitled to everything and you will do anything and act in any way to get it.
If you've ever seen a child throw themselves upon the ground, kicking and screaming, only to be calmed by the toy they desire, you know spoiled. If you've ever seen a YouTube video of an adult crying over receiving the wrong color car, you know spoiled.
Here are the best stories from Reddit of spoiled rotten people and the way they act. How many stories could you tell?
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I was at the Ford dealership getting my oil changed and killing time by walking through the big showroom. There is a Mustang GT350 sitting in the middle with a huge bow on it and folks gathered around waiting for someone. Minutes later the family comes in with their son, who immediately yells about wanting it in blue instead of black, and denting the passenger door with a swift kick.
I was in a Toys R Us in the 90s. A mother and daughter, who had to be around 12, were shopping. The girl asked if she can have some toy. The mother said, "No, we are here to get a gift for ... ." The girl asked once or twice more and the mom declined.
The girl then said "f*** you, Mommy" and took off running. The mother chased here, while the kid cursed her out. Eventually, it must have ended.
I went to check out and the mother/daughter were behind me. The mother not only got her the toy she wanted, but actually apologized.
My cat will only eat his kibble if it's whole pieces. He ignores the broken ones. Spoiled cat... I mean brat!
In college, I knew a girl whose daddy was some big shot banker or something. He made enough that the wife didn't have to work, and 3 kids could go to expensive schools with little financial aid.
This girl didn't have to work during college, had all her supplies and lodging paid for by daddy, and got to fly home every time there was a 3-day weekend. All on her father's dime.
I once had to borrow $10 from her to pay for some food when we went out to eat. I promised I would pay her back once I got my check next week (at the time I worked for a cafe), and she seemed cool with it. Turns out she was not cool with it, and promptly bashed me on her blog and to all her other friends, calling me a bad person and a thief. All because I borrowed $10, which I paid her back. I brought up the blog posts and she was very embarrassed.
Last I heard of her she's living in a daddy-paid Manhattan apartment, working part-time as a receptionist at a yoga studio. She started a new blog about "the struggle."
EDIT: Another instance, this was back in high school so the details are a little fuzzy, but there were two girls. 1. The daughter of oil money 2. the daughter of a garbage truck corporation. They always tried to out-do each other. The oil money girl got a brand new Audi convertible when she got her license.
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I'm from a rich area in Dallas, TX, so I've seen some stuff. I went back for a visit, and my childhood best friend was complaining that her parents were only letting her go to New Zealand instead of Amsterdam. Her dad is a multi-millionaire, and both of her teenage brothers drive Teslas.
My male best friend was complaining to me that he didn't get to go to prom in a hummer limo, only a regular stretch. He looked like he was going to pass out when I told him that I missed prom in high school to work a night shift.
Glad I don't know them anymore.
I dated a girl who was given a brand new car for her 16th. She had it for less than a year before she crashed it. Her parents bought her a used car. She had it for about a year before crashing it. They bought her a THIRD car (used), and when her brother turned 16, she pitched a fit because he got a new car, while she had to drive around her used car.
I didn't know her personally, but I'm still friends with a guy who dated one of her friends and I heard this from him.
We all went to a private, pretty expensive school in the US. The "spoiled rotten" girl got a degree in journalism and promptly moved to London to find a job.
Her parents rented her an apartment, and I assume paid for her life, for about 2 years, before she was forced to move back. She had never looked for a job, nor was employed while there.
Once back in the states, she refused to live in her parents house, citing she was a grown woman and how could this be expected of her.
Her parents bought her an apartment in NYC.
Last I heard, she still lives in that apartment, without a job, but is/has moved because it's in "lame Brooklyn," not Manhattan.
My boyfriend's sister has skirted the line of "spoiled rotten," but for now, she's just "spoiled." She throws fits the moment school and work get a little too challenging for her (like full-on, screaming temper tantrums). Whenever she feels overwhelmed, her mom will spend hours doing her research homework, and writing her papers for her. (I would actually report this to the school if it wouldn't be blatantly obvious who did it. Her mom is an educator and should know better.)
She once had her boyfriend drive four hours out (and another four back) to come pick her up during a family trip because she didn't have a space private enough to focus on her school work. We were all sharing rooms and dealing with the lack of space equally (her mom ended up doing that school work for her.) Her parents even offered to give her the master bedroom to herself, which would've had two of us sleeping on the floor.
I should mention, this girl is 22 and in college.
She does have a sales job, which she's surprisingly really good at, which is why I think she still has a hope of being a productive adult.
The car was a brand new M3, and she was maybe 17.
I think I'll break up the negativity in this thread with a good spoiled kid.
I knew a guy in high school whose parents were loaded. I'm talking multi-million dollar house in Louisiana loaded. He'd invite a few of us over for dinner sometimes. I remember one time his parents brought out a big slice of chocolate cake for him and no dessert for us. We were cool with it. It was his house, right? He demands that we get cake too because it's not fair.
He'd also regularly "loan" us some of his allowance. He got like $1,000 a month from his parents, so sometimes he'd show up at your door with a $100 and stuff it in your pocket. All around cool dude.
Apparently, it's me. According to my older brother and sister, I'm spoiled rotten because Mom bought me Cap'n Crunch after my brother and sister left the house and went off to college.
This happened when I was 15, and 30 friggin' years later, it's brought up at every family gathering of how spoiled I was because I got Cap'n Crunch instead of Frosted Flakes.
Oh, the shame I've lived with.
This girl from my school went and begged people to retweet this one tweet of hers because if she got over 100 retweets, her mom would get her a husky puppy.
And yes, she got the number of retweets, and her parents got her the puppy. Just because... retweets. Yahoo.
My family is well off so there are a lot of spoiled brats in the family. My uncle wanted his daughter to do well in life so he sent her to college and hoped she'd continue on with some type of career as he slowly cut her funding. She broke down within a few weeks so he backed off, let her quit school, and gave her fifty million because he couldn't watch his little princess be stressed about anything.
While visiting my ex-boyfriend and his close friend in Switzerland, the friends little sister had a birthday dinner with us that night so we decided to get her pie. Pie from the local shop just wasn't good enough for her apparently and she threw a fit. We took a helicopter to France just to buy pie.
When I was teaching in Kuwait. One of the kids there was a relative of the owner and would just do nothing all day but sleep in class. One day he got mad and hit a teacher and got "suspended" for a week. I say suspended but it was really a vacation in Dubai for him. Came back with a $20,000 falcon that his father bought him because he had been so good. The kid was 12.
I worked at Taco Bell in HS. At the time, we had kids’ meals. This kid comes in with his parents and orders a kids’ meal. Apparently, he had been in recently, and already had that toy. He started screaming at me to get him another toy. His dad looked at me with an absolutely dejected look on his face and begged me to go get the toy. I dug through the new box of toys, and found one. The kid ripped it out of my hands, and ran outside… Directly into a rose bush.
My coworker was legit laying on the ground laughing.
I was tutoring a 7th grader. I asked him to do the first half of his homework without his calculator. This wasn’t calculus. I was asking him to do basic multiplication. 7×5 4×8 nothing crazy… He threw a tantrum, and I stuck to my guns. His mom came in and asked what was wrong. She asked him to do just 2 problems without the calculator, but he continued to throw a fit. So she went down to one problem. He throws himself on the floor, rolls around, grabs things and throws them, all while screaming that we’re ruining his life and just want to see him fail. At this point I’m just sitting back appreciating my parents, appreciating the fact that i don’t have children… she tries to calm him down, and eventually she tells me its ok to let him use the calculator. He got a Wii U the next day.
In elementary school, this girls parents would pack her a pizza Lunchable every single day for her lunch. I used to have to sit and watch her unpack it, eat one pizza and the fun size candy that comes in the box, then throw the rest of it away in the trash. Rinse and repeat.
I STILL get angry about it to this day.
Tuition to Yale? Check.
Brand new car? Check.
Trips to Europe? Check.
And all she had to do was eat dinner with her grandparents every Friday night.
I dated a girl who's parents would give her sister and her matching Gucci bags every year. She didn't like that color so she complained to me for a week about how much she hated it. I just wanted to steal it and pawn it off so I could buy a n Xbox and a few games.
I once overheard this one guy who received $1 million dollars from his dad and called it a small loan.
A kid who went to my middle school but a different high school was so upset that his parents bought him the wrong car that he took it into a field and set it on fire.
In my freshman year of college there was a kid with really rich parents. I think he was from India. Everyone hated him because he was a real braggart (and wasn't making it up, so he really didn't deserve it) and would never study anything and would constantly interrupt the professor to nag them over piddling none-sense, so the rest of us would never get any learning done.
Not everyone has a fortune at home buddy, we actually need to learn from class.
This bratty teenage girl yelled at her dad about her cell phone not working and told him to run to the Apple store for her while she waited in line to buy something else with his credit card. He did it and came back with a new phone for her. Maybe it's easier to say yes than start a fight?
My cousin. When he turned 16, my aunt and uncle got him a brand new BMW convertible. When he hit a deer and totaled that, they got him a Mustang GT convertible. When he ran that into a ditch (speeding at night on Texas back-country roads), they got him a fully loaded F250 so that he would be "safer".
I went to an super rich summer camp near Boston Mass that my dad was a dean at.
I kid you not, there were some 14 year old kids that didn't know how to wipe their own behind.
Game, set, match.
There was a girl in my high school that got a new Mercedes for her first car, at some point the car needed to be refuelled so she took her car to the station and filled the tank with diesel....it was not a diesel car.
The car needed an entirely new engine and was pretty much totaled, so her parents bought her a new Mercedes the next day.
This one is just sad, in my opinion. A high school girl I worked with in the previous months had a collection of Uggs, Michael Kors, Rolex watches and the most expensive makeup imaginable. She was immature, but sweet and sympathetic, so she wasn't exactly rotten. I mentioned to fellow manager that she was spoiled beyond belief, and she told me "that girls mom has brain cancer. She can have whatever she pleases as long as she doesn't hurt anyone." I never forgave myself for thinking that she was so lucky. I still talk to her now and then to see how she's doing.
My best friend in 8th grade literally thought the median income in a America was $300,000.
My previous roommate's boyfriend was so beyond spoiled he never lifted a finger - up until 20 he lived so "lavishly" to where he never flushed a toilet. He would do his business, get up, and leave the bathroom and have someone flush for him. Found this out when he moved in with us and when I confronted him, he openly admitted that he's never flushed a toilet.
I had a girl in high school call me to ask how to put gas in her Range Rover. I guess her dad took it out once a week and topped it off. In two years of driving it she never had to stop for gas.
On her first road trip I got the phone call. "Where does the gas thing go?"
A girl on my floor in first year university - spoiled and utterly clueless that her way of life wasn't a normal thing for everyone.
She asked me once why I was making Kraft Dinner to eat instead of just going out, or making myself something healthy like steak and salad. She really couldn't grasp the concept of not everyone's parents being wealthy enough to pay off a monthly credit card, or buy expensive cuts of steak and a nice bottle of wine for dinner like her parents did for her. Her parents were buying $500 a week in groceries for her, easy. Plus footing her tuition, residence, spending money, clothing allowance, travel tickets, and anything else she needed or wanted.
I have a friend who grew up with a waterslide in his backyard that went down a hill into a swimming pool. He also had a tennis court, basketball court and batting cage built in to his backyard.
I knew a girl in high school who would have her mom come and pick her up during school whenever she had to use the washroom because she could only do it at home.
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