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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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46.

I am Spartacus    

do people not read the whole article? It said she's suing the inspector so obviously she had it inspected.

1149 days ago
47.

oldschoolbh    

I would like to slug her in the face for being so stupid.

1149 days ago
48.

j    

I am so sick of the mags following her around! We don't care!!! She is boring! Hey mags, stop, most of us could give two flips about her!

1149 days ago
49.

HamptonsHarry    

I'm shocked that goofy looking ho had 7 million to put down on a house. Who the hell is buying her crap music? She will lose this lawsuit for SURE.

1149 days ago
50.

t jam     

SHE SHOULD, THESE SKUMIE , BROKERS , AGENTS, MORTAGE SPECIASLIST ARE ALL PURE SKUM !!! SUSPEND THEIR LICENSES IF THEY EVEN HAVE IT ,HIT THEM IN THIER WALLETS ,,SUE THE LIVING CRAP OUT OF EVERYONE INVOLVED !!!!

1149 days ago
51.

Chuck D of Valpo    

Somebody please explain to her the term "Caveat Emptor"

1149 days ago
52.

unreal    

if she had the home inspected, then her beef is with the inspection company.

the owner is getting sued only because of "sue everybody"

1149 days ago
53.

HamptonsHarry    

I do agree that real estate agents are slimy though...

1149 days ago
54.

Linda    

Did anyone read to the end of the story? It said she's suing the inspector too. For that price I'd have at least 3 different inspectors.

1149 days ago
55.

Swins    

Buyer beware...higher someone to do a home inspection first

1149 days ago
56.

raisethetaxesontherich    

Wow it is a good thing Rianna has money to burn.Raise her taxes so she can help this great nation. She has it to throw all over the place on a bunch of nothings.

1149 days ago
57.

Keith    

So a multi-millionaire child has buyer's remorse. And, of course, it's conspiracy between the previous owner, her home inspector, and her realtor. She doesn't have a leg to stand on. Caveat emptor!

1149 days ago
58.

crimsons    

You can only sue owners and agents for failing to disclose a defect KNOWN to them. If the engineer and inspector did not find or disclose these to the realtor -- unless it was something blatantly obvious that anyone would notice, and since Rihanna didn't see it for two years it wasn't -- then the realtor had no knowledge and therefore couldn't disclose something s/he didn't know about. Realtors are very careful about this, and R is going to have a hard time winning against the agent. The owner and inspector, and possibly the engineer, different story. But the story does say she's suing the inspector, therefore had an inspection. Also, no licensed realtor would let a sale of that size close without an inspection.

1149 days ago
59.

Jac    

Can't any of you people read? She's also suing the HOME INSPECTOR. Obviously she had the house inspected.

1149 days ago
60.

Lacey    

Yall are all bitching at her about not having the home inspected. The article SAYS
"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."

So apprently she had it inspected and he did a shoty job. Ready people... Jeebus

1149 days ago
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