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Rihanna Sues:

I Got Duped into

Buying a Crappy Mansion

8/31/2011 4:59 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

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When you drop $6.9 million on a Beverly Hills mansion ... you expect a quality place -- but Rihanna claims all she got was a leaky piece of crap ... and she's blaming the woman she bought the home from for allegedly lying to her. 

Rihanna just filed a lawsuit in L.A. County Superior Court, claiming she bought a 2-story home in Bev Hills in 2009 for $6.9 mil ... after the seller claimed she was not aware of any major defects with the property.

But Rihanna claims the woman was lying -- and knew about all sorts of problems with the home ... including numerous waterproofing defects, evidence of water intrusion and other construction defects.

According to the docs, Rihanna's home was hit by a "moderate rainstorm" in January 2010 ... but because of the defects, water leaked into multiple rooms ... causing some serious damage.

Rihanna claims she got screwed -- because "the actual value of the property at the time of purchase, taking into consideration the extensive construction defects ... was millions of dollars less" than the price she paid for it.

Rihanna is now suing the former owner ... along with the inspector, the real estate agents involved with the sale, and engineers who worked on the house.

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31.

robyn dumbass fenty    

what a complete dumbass even if she did get a inspector she should have got more. it's her fault and i hope she don't get any of her money back.

1094 days ago
32.

LuvMeBug    

Ummm.... ever hear of a home inspection before buying? Us "NORMAL" people do.

1094 days ago
33.

cwc    

Everybody knows you can't believe ANYTHING the seller says!

1094 days ago
34.

Vince    

What a stupid little kid! Hey Robin, why don't you ask an ADULT to check things out before you waste more of your money.

1094 days ago
35.

Jason    

And I am supposed to care about some rich idiot with a lot more money THAN BRAINS who DID NOT have the common sense to have the grossly overpriced "mansion" thoroughly inspected before agreeing to buy? GET REAL she got what see wanted and deserved...a FRIGGIN MONEY PIT...Enjoy...enjoy the legal battle...enjoy your money....hahahahaha idiot!!!!!

1094 days ago
36.

Rage    

Home Inspector musta been a buddy of Chris Brown

1094 days ago
37.

HiRolliN    

wow she makes millions a year and couldnt pay an inspector to go out make she was buying a money pit????

1094 days ago
38.

Samson    

Go RiRi, Sue those gold digging bastards!

1094 days ago
39.

dgn4369    

Ever hear of a home inspection before closing escrow? Who manages this genius? How the hell do you fork out 6.9 million and not get a home inspection. I forked out $200,000 for my meager dwelling and got one before closing. This is beyond stupidty. And there could be many to blame beyond Rihanna, such as her personal management, the escrow company who handled it etc....

1094 days ago
40.

Angel    

She looks like a mannequin in this picture!

1094 days ago
41.

SADO    

CAN'T ANY OF YOU READ SHE IS SUING THE INSPECTOR AS WELL, SHE DID GET THE HOUSE INSPECTED. SHE'S ALSO SUING THE REAL ESTATE AGENTS,ENGINEERS AND THE PROPERTY OWNERS.IT SEEM ALL OF THEM WERE IN ON THIS SALE. IT'S A LESSON WELL LEARN FOR HER, SHE'S NOT THE ONLY ONE WHO THIS EVER HAPPENS TO , THIS **** HAPPENS EVERYDAY PEOPLE ARE VERY DISHONEST.

1094 days ago
42.

Phreaky    

Good for her - it's time for them to stop scamming people. My uncle bought a house that came with an inspection report certifying it was free of termites. He looks for signs, said he saw nothing. Moved in and within 2 months his first floor nearly fell into the basement - ALL the previous attempts to stop the problem had been covered and hidden. Friggin scam real estate agents.

1094 days ago
43.

J    

She had the house over a year before she found out about the leak. If she wins then expect the housing market to tank 10 fold. This is why you should be more involved with the inspection instead of relying on others.

1094 days ago
44.

RL    

You would think someone who is spending $7million on a house would spend a few THOUSAND getting the place Inspected thoroughly.

1094 days ago
45.

j    

Really, I am so sick of the mags following her around!! Really, she is not that interesting! She bores me to no end!

1094 days ago
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