Since the 1970s, The Price is Right has been helping people make their dreams come true and giving out cash prizes and other prizes. Even though the show has been on for a long time, it still has firsts. After a viral blooper showed model Manuela Arbelaez giving away a car by accident, she talked about it.
Manuela Arbelaez, who had been a model on The Price is Right for six years at the time, did something that had never been done before on the show. A contestant had three chances to choose a price tag that would either show she won a car or not. After the contestant only said her first choice, Arbelaez accidentally showed the winning one. And it was a priceless moment:
Even though it wasn’t a very bad mistake, she knew right away what she’d done and tried to hide the “WIN” card, but it was too late. After being on the show for so long, having that happen on TV could have been a nightmare, but Manuela Arbelaez just laughed it off, and it seemed like everyone else did too.
In an interview with Inside Edition following the airing of the incident, Manuela Arbelaez explained what happened, noting that the buzzer usually goes off when someone loses, and it was natural instinct for her to reveal the winning price tag. And while she was terrified about what happened, she looked on the bright side of things: