Motel miser spoils plan

A Mississippi motel boss wrecked double Oscar winner Hilary Swank's thrifty US road trip dreams when he charged her full price for a room when she asked to pay only R210.

The actress is on a dream driving journey with the challenge of not spending more than R210 on a motel room a night. An upset Swank called the motel to contest the charge .

"The owner was like, 'Yeah, well the woman at the front desk did that [gave discount], but we don't do that for anybody'." - Wenn