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MTV Accused of Trashing 'The Hills' Pad

2/18/2010 4:50 PM PST BY TMZ STAFF

The people behind "The Hills" are being sued for allegedly trashing the hell out of a rental home where they taped the show -- all because of a nasty war between Doug Reinhardt and his landlord.

MTV, Viacom Sued by Doug Reinhardt's Landlord

It all began when Reinhardt -- Paris Hilton's boyfriend -- sued his landlord back in September, claiming the guy stiffed him out of $21k from a security deposit Doug put down on a Hollywood Hills home featured on the MTV reality show.

But now, the landlord is firing back claiming Reinhardt broke his contract when he let MTV shoot "The Hills" inside the home without permission. The landlord also claims Reinhardt and MTV caused "substantial physical and other damage" to the home when taping the show.

The landlord is going after Doug, MTV and Viacom for damaging the home and invading his privacy -- plus he's accusing MTV of trespassing. He's asking for unspecified damages and attorney's fees.

Doug's rep tells us he has photographic evidence proving he didn't trash the house ... and there was "no prohibitions to filming" in his contract. The rep said the lawsuit was filed without merit.


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1709 days ago


MTV? don't you mean RTV. Reality TV that sucks so much.

1709 days ago


this is so stupid. unless his contract said "no tv crews allowed on the property or in the house", this won't stand up in court. sounds to me like the landlord is trying to find ways to get out of it....just like every sleaze ball landlord out there. give him his money back. the landlord probably doesn't even have it.

1709 days ago


MTV is a bunch of douches. People who watch MTV are douches, or just teenagers (they haven't developed the knowledge yet to tell what is just stupid or asinine)

MTV = Music Television? Yeah right; MTV stopped being about music long time ago. Now it's just a bunch of reality shows that dumb or ignorant teenagers adore.

1709 days ago


What! A reality show trash a house they're filming in? Can't be! Scandalous!

1709 days ago


You're crazy Laura; when you rent a house it is only intended for the person or persons on the lease; he is in the wrong; what he did was like sub leasing it which you cannot do without the owners permission. learn the law laura or stfu. he's a sleaze just like his girlfriend Paris; they think they are above the law. lmao now

1709 days ago


that landlord is only trying to cash in on the hills fame, just another gold digger

1709 days ago


first off his house wasnt shown on the hills he was laurens bf for a minute and when he dated paris whoreton he wasnt on the show

1709 days ago

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