This Rich Guy Has Hired A Fleet Of Robot Maids, And It's Made Us Feel Bad About Ourselves

Kind of awesome. Kind of awful.

If you were rich, how would you choose to rub your wealth in the faces of everyone you met? We’d walk around holding up a torch of flaming £50 notes, Statue of Liberty-style. But that’s just us.

This guy? He’s gone to a little bit more effort. Said to be part of China’s nouveau riche circle, he’s made headlines after being snapped shopping in Guangzhou accompanied by a fleet of eight robot maids.

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He’s catching a lot of flack for it, too. Chinese media outlets are calling him a “tuhao”, a term commonly used in China to describe tasteless people who got rich overnight - ‘New Money’ for any Tatler readers out there.

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To be fair to the guy, it shouldn’t even be a big deal. China are obsessed with robots, and opened their first ever robot-waited restaurant in Guiyang City, Guizhou this week.

And none of that stuff matters, anyway. Because the important question is: Would you?

 

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