Luisa Zissman hits out at wannabe-WAGS: “Be that person who can walk into Selfridges and drop £2k of your OWN money”

Luisa Zissman has spoken out about young girls aspiring to marry rich men, mainly footballers.


by Jack White |
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The successful businesswoman, 26, insisted that these days a lot of young girls think that the only way to be successful is to marry for money.

Writing in her UK newspaper column, Luisa said: “I was having a conversation with someone the other day who told me her little cousin’s reaction when she’d told her the beautiful Mulberry bag she was carrying was a gift she’d bought herself.

“The 12-year-old turned and said, ‘What did you do that for? Boys are meant to buy you bags.”

Luisa insisted that yong girls need to be encouraged to go out and earn their own money
Luisa insisted that yong girls need to be encouraged to go out and earn their own money


The former Apprentice star continued, saying that the glamorisation of footballers and their wives and girlfriends is responsible for making girls think that’s the way to go to become rich.

She said: “With Coleen Rooney, Alex Gerrard and Abbey Clancy (albeit now celebrities in their own right), walking around in Jimmy Choos and carrying a Chanel bag, impressionable teenyboppers think all you have to do is lay on your back and turn a blind eye to other girls jumping in and out of your Armani bed.”

She claims that people like Wayne and Coleen Rooney are to blame

Luisa also claimed that young girls needed to be made aware that footballer’s careers don’t last forever, and that they should be encouraged to go out and make their own money.

“I want to scream at girls to warn them, ‘Don’t you realise that by the time he’s 30, he’ll be forgotten,” she said. “Not before he’s spunked all his money on ridiculous crap (mainly buying girls handbags, champagne, shoes, bling, etc.)”

And she went on to say that it doesn’t matter what they choose to do, that the main thing was that girls had the ambition to look after themselves.

She said: “Whether you’re striving to be a brain surgeon, businesswoman or glamour model, it doesn’t matter as long as you are ambitious enough to become someone who makes it on their own.

“Be that person who can walk into Selfridges and drop £2k on your OWN pair of Louboutins.”

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