who needs

who needs something

(spoken)
what was mentioned is not important or helpful I wouldn't do it for the money - who needs money?
Usage notes: often used in the forms who needs it or who needs that: My wife suggested therapy, but I've always thought, therapy, who needs it? He never returned my phone calls - who needs that?
Related vocabulary: you don't need this
See also: needs, who
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