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Here's a tip on how not to win friends and sympathy on your $11 million bankruptcy: Don't go on a $60,000 shopping spree the day after you file. That's exactly what Real Housewife of New Jersey Teresa Giudice did after she and her husband filed for bankruptcy after it was found they owed nearly $11 million to creditors. Hollywood Life reports: "She went on a $60,000 shopping spree just days after filing for bankruptcy! The New York Post reports, “receipts show that within days of filing to wipe out their multimillion-dollar debt, the Giudices blew $8,800 for curtains and nearly $45,000 on wall hangings, mirrors, frames, tables, urns and chairs." [HL]