The Scandalous Secrets Of Liliane Bettencourt, Richest Woman In The World

by Stephanie Maida · September 22, 2017

Yesterday it was confirmed that legendary socialite and richest woman in the world, Liliane Bettencourt, had passed away at 94. The French heiress to the L’Oréal fortune may have grown up in a rose-colored cloud of glamour and privilege, but when you've got $39.5 billion to your name, scandal is sure to follow you around. More money, more problems, indeed. From secret Swiss bank accounts to getting swindled by a younger man, click through for Bettencourt's biggest dramas.

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