Rihanna sues over leaks at R50m home

2011-09-01 07:47

Rihanna is suing over a hillside home that she claims has serious structural defects that render it uninhabitable.

The pop singer yesterday sued Prudential California Realty and several companies that designed and inspected the home.

The S&M singer’s lawsuit claimed she would not have paid $6.9 million (nearly R50 million) for the home in 2009 if she had known about the problems.

She claimed water leaked into several rooms of the house from a balcony that lacked the proper slope and drainage after a rainstorm early last year. The suit stated the damage left the home “uninhabitable”.

She claimed Landmark Design Group, which remodelled the home, failed to make necessary repairs.
Landmark could not be reached for comment.

Prudential spokesperson Wendy Durand said the company did not comment on pending lawsuits.

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