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Worst Gift Ever Received

What's the Worst Present a Boyfriend's Given You?

Samantha Bee may be happily married to her Daily Show costar Jason Jones now, but she had to open a lot of bad presents first. She told the New York Times Magazine about the worst gift she ever received.

"It was $50 cash in a Tiffany ring box, from my boyfriend at the time. I think in his early teen years he may have sniffed a lot of glue. Picture me, breathless, opening this Tiffany box and finding $50."

To be fair, at least you can do something with $50 — like buy your own drinks — unlike most bad gifts. We're unwrapping our yearly gift guides this week at the PopSugar Network, so tell us what gift you never want to open again.

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letter2elise letter2elise 5 years
For our first Christmas as a married couple, I spent months finding him a specific Russian Watch and had it delivered from Russia (He had spent several years in Russia). He opened his gift and hated it...hahaha. I opened my gift...a digital recorder....for "grocery shopping lists". I didn't use it even once. Gave it to his mother. Last year, he went to Walmart just before it closed on Christmas Eve. Got me a walmart music gift card. I love music, but come on, spend some time and make it personal, like at least once in my life. :)
letter2elise letter2elise 5 years
For our first Christmas as a married couple, I spent months finding him a specific Russian Watch and had it delivered from Russia (He had spent several years in Russia). He opened his gift and hated it...hahaha. I opened my gift...a digital recorder....for "grocery shopping lists". I didn't use it even once. Gave it to his mother. Last year, he went to Walmart just before it closed on Christmas Eve. Got me a walmart music gift card. I love music, but come on, spend some time and make it personal, like at least once in my life.:)
LittleMzFit LittleMzFit 5 years
A backpack (for college) with a scientific calculator inside. He had a degree & I didn't, yet. I was thinking of going to school to pursue one. It was like a big hint/reminder. Later, I realized it was a sweet gesture. He was trying to be supportive & encouraging. But, at first, it seemed hurtful. I have my degree now. ;)
Burkina Burkina 5 years
A pack of pencils....yeah...
Burkina Burkina 5 years
A pack of pencils. ...yeah...
wolfpackgal wolfpackgal 5 years
This wasn't me, but my friend started dating this guy about a month before Christmas. He kept telling her that she was going to love the present he got her, so she got him something pretty good for just a month of dating. The day finally came, and I was so excited to ask her what he got her. Turns out, he got her a 4-pack of multi-colored socks from TJ Maxx.. and he wrapped them IN the TJ Maxx plastic bag. I can't believe they are still together...
KateAthens KateAthens 5 years
Four years ago my bf at the time bought me as gift the box and a subscription to "world of warcraft" so i could play his "undead" girlfriend in virtual world.... That wasn't the type of "quality" time i wanted to spend with him..jesus.
KateAthens KateAthens 5 years
Four years ago my bf at the time bought me as gift the box and a subscription to "world of warcraft" so i could play his "undead" girlfriend in virtual world.... That wasn't the type of "quality" time i wanted to spend with him..jesus.
ManiMartinixo ManiMartinixo 5 years
My boyfriend spent 50$ on this vibrating pillow that was supposed to simulate him being in bed breathing beside me since we were in a LDR. Yeah that this kept me up all night and I had him return it and use the money for gas to visit me.
neonbee neonbee 5 years
Kettle... to boil hot water, because I love tea.
katiekat95 katiekat95 5 years
A Skip-It....for college graduation
bluebellknoll bluebellknoll 5 years
A weird, creepy marionette figurine. Eww, it gives me chills just thinking about it.
Carri Carri 5 years
A gift certificate to Barnes and Noble. Usually, I would be totally stoked, but I really wanted a watch and even showed him exactly which one. So, instead of buying a $75 watch, he got me a $75 gift certificate and told me he didn't know what I wanted. That's why he's an ex.
amber512 amber512 5 years
Luckily my husband always asks me what I want, I tell him, and he buys it. :)
adtafoya adtafoya 5 years
^ may I add that it was for Valentine's Day. :/
adtafoya adtafoya 5 years
a compass.
adtafoya adtafoya 5 years
a compass.
postmodernsleaze postmodernsleaze 5 years
AAA Batteries.This post is cracking me up... road flares hahahahahaha
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