Last evening, the drawing for the insane $1.5 billion Powerball jackpot happened and against all odds, there were three winners. The three lucky—or unlucky—people bought their tickets in Tennessee, Florida, and California. Given that the cash prize comes down to $983.5 million, each winner can expect to take in about $327 million.
The California ticket was specifically sold in Chino Hills, a name which immediately rung a bell for many and prompted people to speculate that the winner of the ticket was none other than reformed teenage delinquent Ryan Atwood, the character from the mega-popular millennial drama The O.C.
Even Atwood himself admitted the truth.
Unfortunately for eager O.C. fans, Atwood is actually from Chino and not Chino Hills, where the ticket was sold.
Atwood is doing just fine without winning a slice of the prize. He's upgraded from the tank top and is using his past to help save the city of Gotham.
Also he doesn't exist. Only in dreams.