Imelda Marcos pleads guilty on Newsweek’s “greediest” tag

Former First Lady Imelda Marcos admitted to being greedy after her inclusion in Newsweek’s list of the “Greediest of all time.”

Former First Lady of the Philippines, Imelda Marcos

“She took $5 million shopping sprees to New York and Rome, reportedly owned the world’s largest collection of gems and 3,000 pairs of shoes” the Newsweek’s report read.

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“I plead guilty. For me, greedy is giving. I was first lady for 20 years, you have to be greedy first to give to all. It is natural. The only things we keep in life are those we give away,” Marcos reportedly said in an interview.

Newsweek’s list included the likes of Marcus Licinius Crassus, Genghis Khan, Pope Sixtus IV, William Vanderbilt, Willam Tweed, Empress Dowager Cixi, Charles Ponzi, Ivan Boesky, Dennis Kozlowski, and Bernard Madoff.