Actor Kevin baconThe 64-year-old revealed in an interview with the “Smartless” podcast that he and his wife, Kira Sedgwick, were among the victims of the 2000s scam carried out by financial agent Bernie Madoff.
The star of feature films such as “Voices of Beyond” (2005) has said he lost “most” of his personal fortune in what is considered the largest financial fraud in US history.
We had most of our money [investido] in Madoff. When something like that happens, you look at each other and say, “Well, that’s disgusting, [mas] Let’s roll up our sleeves and get to work [para recuperar]Bacon mentioned.
“Sure you’re pissed off and all, but I have to say there are a lot of people out there who are worse off than us — old people, people whose pension money has been completely wiped out. So there will always be someone who will get a lot worse off than you.”, the actor philosophized, adding that He managed to recover part of the heritage lost in subsequent years.
However, he claims that he learned “important life lessons” from the tragic situation. “If something is too good to be true, it is too good to be true. We’ve come a long way, our kids are healthy, we’re healthy, you know? Let’s see what we have and that’s good.”
Bernie Madoff was sentenced to 150 years in prison for physically and legally stealing $64.8 billion from his investors. He died in April last year, in prison where he was serving his sentence.
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