Ex-wife reacts after husband won $273m from lottery after their divorce

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And she's been paying him support.

"I'm not going after anything", she told the Post.

"I'm not going after anything". "But after they tell me I can go insane, I am going to take a family vacation and take everybody with us". "He's not appealing to me all of a sudden because he has this money", Murray said.

Her statement contradicts what her husband said during a press conference on Thursday when he proclaimed that Murray called him upon hearing the news and told him she plans to take him back to court.

Murray did not tell the New York Post why her marriage ended and said that while she does not expect to get any of her ex-husband's money that she hopes he would "do the right thing".

Weirsky told the NJ Advance Media that he knows people will approach him asking for money and that he'd consider giving some to people who treated him well; those that didn't can forget about it, he added. "If you think about it, it's very hard to say who owns a lottery ticket, short of someone coming in here and saying, 'I purchased this ticket, it's mine, ' " he said. He may start a business, he said, or work part time helping a friend who works as a handyman. "Maybe I'll be a beach bum now".

Weirsky, who has been playing the lottery for years, said he checked the tickets at home on Sunday and saw he'd matched the numbers, but couldn't quite believe his eyes. A Good Samaritan found the tickets and gave them to store workers; Weirsky returned to the store the next day and reclaimed them.

Then, he said he was distracted by his cellphone - and left the tickets behind.

The ex-wife, Eileen Murray, has said she has no plans to reunite with him despite his new-found wealth. "I'm gonna give him something". He said the first thing he's going to do is buy a new pickup truck, then buy his mother a new auto and pay to remodel her home. All the money in the world won't bring her back to her former husband of 15 years. "And I just got up and ran upstairs, got dressed and I said, 'I've got to go find out if it's real, '" he said.

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