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Ted Nugent was in love. Unfortunately, he wasn’t love with his wife. He was in love his girlfriend. He had met Lauren at a show. She was one of the pretty models gave sales pitches extolling the wonders of the cars. To impress her, Ted promised that he buy a new Mercedes if she would go with him. She said yes, and one thing to another.
Ted’s wife, Stephanie, wondered why Ted the new car, since he had just bought new Cadillac two years ago. Because Stephanie liked Cadillac so much, Ted said, it was now . He had bought the Mercedes for himself. Ted staying late “at the office.” He told Stephanie he had to work extra hours to help for the Mercedes. She didn’t mind—she was enjoying Cadillac.
When Lauren’s birthday rolled around, Ted called 1-800-Blossom and sent her three dozen roses. To that the transaction would be private, he put on his business credit card. Even though Ted to give his home phone and address, the representative promised that no paperwork would go to 's home.
A week later, Stephanie greeted the mailman the mailbox. He handed her the mail, including envelope marked “Thank You, 1-800-Blossom.” Stephanie was curious. wasn’t her birthday, or Valentine’s Day, or their . Why on earth had Ted ordered flowers? Opening envelope, she hoped she wasn’t going to ruin surprise from her husband. The enclosed letter thanked for his order of three dozen roses. The even included the note that went with the : “My darling Lauren: These roses aren’t half as as you are.” The letter offered a 10-percent on Ted’s next order.
When Ted got home that night, he found an angry note on door explaining why all the locks had been . Four weeks later, Ted sued 1-800-Blossom for ruining marriage.