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'Wheel of Fortune' contestant loses a million dollars

By James Crugnale
TheWrap

For a million dollars, can you correctly pronounce Achilles?

"Wheel of Fortune" contestant Julian from Indiana University could not, and became a viral sensation Friday when he embarrassingly bungled several seemingly easy answers. For his effort, he lost $1 million and a car in the process.

In one game, Julian had guessed every letter and had attempted to solve the puzzle for "Mythological Hero Achilles."

Unfortunately, Julian pronounced "Achilles" "A-chill-us" and lost the money.

Watch Julian's heartbreaking performance.

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