Lottery winner wears winking emoji mask to hide identity

A Jamaican lottery winner couldn’t stop smiling and winking as she was handed an oversized cheque for the equivalent of $1.8 million Canadian. Actually, it was her emoji mask that conveyed the expression.

The woman, publicly identified as N. Gray, stirred up a flurry of online comments after she arrived at a press conference to collect her winnings wearing the bright yellow winking-face mask.

A Twitter moment captured some of the reactions.

“The mask this person wore tells me N. Gray is going to be A. Okay as a millionaire,” Theresa S tweeted on Friday.

“I think Jamaican lottery winner N. Gray anonymously collecting her cheque in an emoji mask might be the best thing I’ve ever seen,” tweeted Hanna.

There was speculation too, about why Gray was going to…

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