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'Bethenny Ever After'

Landlord Sues

Over Alleged House Jacking

11/15/2011 7:45 AM PST BY TMZ STAFF

Bethenny Frankel
Several recent episodes of "Bethenny Ever After" seriously pissed off some landlord in Malibu -- who's now suing the people behind the show, claiming they invaded his beachfront house to tape the offending footage ... without his permission.

According to the lawsuit filed yesterday in L.A. County Superior Court, the landlord in question -- named Bijan Shahmoradi -- claims he leased the $13,000-a-month house to two people, who then illegally subleased the house to NBC Universal for the purposes of taping the show.

Bijan is now suing the tenants -- for allegedly violating their lease agreement -- as well as NBC, claiming it invaded his privacy by exposing the mansion's interior to millions of people across the world.



Bijan wants $25,000 -- and is asking a judge to block any future airings of the episodes in question.

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Sunny    

I actually would have to take the side of the landlord here. I mean, it isn't like the landlord is asking for millions. Not to mention, the person who OWNS the property DOES have the final say in how that property is used. Sounds like the person who sub-leased the property didn't even have permission to do so, it it was the responsibility of the network to VERIFY if it was okay with the landlord to tape their show inside the home. The suit against the network is probably primarily a "cease and desist" request, as the landlord does not want their property associated with the show or aired on TV, and probably a majority of the monetary part of the suit being on the person who sub-let without permission.

969 days ago
17.

gibbsysgirl    

Just another greedy person realizing that he didn't charge enough and wants to charge almost double. It's all about the money, honey..

969 days ago
18.

Michelle    

Why file now? The clip that was shown aired last year to me it's just someone who wants more money!

969 days ago
19.

sweetdee88    

she should sue the people at axis chemicals for giving her a joker face; gross...

969 days ago
20.

Debbidy73    

I'm sorry but who is this Bethenny person. I don't recgonize her. Is she important?

969 days ago
21.

Kaffee    

Its getting so that nothing much surprises me about what reality tv does to harm ordinary people. Must be hard living in L.A. with all the deceit that goes on every single day.

969 days ago
22.

nicole    

oh please! what a joke!

969 days ago
23.

Scotty    

The landlord is right to be pissed, but what does it have to do with Bethenny? Go after the tenants and the producers at NBC!

969 days ago
24.

Jackie    

Ok!!...who is she? Actress or musician?

969 days ago
25.

Kyle    

Her real name is Cruella Deville, she has starred in movies with Dalmatians....

969 days ago
26.

TheRicker    

Good.

I'm not a fan of that talentless Joker...

969 days ago
27.

Shawn    

He has plenty of pictures of the home on his own company's website....http://www.pandnconstruction.com/images/malibu/index.html

969 days ago
28.

elise    

Who is that scarry old tranny? she looks like the crypt keeper

969 days ago
29.

nonotnun    

someone is thinking CASH COW...disgusting this kind of thing goes on.

969 days ago
30.

TheUltraworld    

Landlords & other merchants jack up prices when they know who's buying. So they send someone ahead to make the purchase.This greedy landlord just wants more money. They did not film anything offensive. Even so, he got paid his rent & nothing illegal was done.

969 days ago
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