Oct 02, 2010 11:43 PM GMT
http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2010-10-01/almost-3-000-millionaires-claimed-jobless-benefits-in-2008-irs-data-show.htmlSome 3,000 Millionaires Claim Jobless Benefits, IRS Data Show
In addition to the millionaires, 8,011 households reporting income between $500,000 and $1 million in 2008 claimed jobless benefits totaling $52.8 million, the IRS data show.
Still, Williams said the numbers remind him of stories he heard earlier in his career about movie actors who collected unemployment benefits between pictures.
“These were people comparable to your millionaires who clearly didn’t need the money but collected it nonetheless,” he said.