'Precious' Star Mo'Nique
My House Smells Like Dog Crap!
12/30/2011 4:30 AM PST BY TMZ STAFF
Academy Award-winning "Precious" actress Mo'Nique is suing her landlords in Georgia -- demanding she be let out of her $22,000-a-month rental contract ...because her house smells like dog feces.
Mo'Nique filed the papers in Fulton County in response to her landlords' lawsuit -- which claims the actress bailed on her two-year lease agreement, signed in March, and owes $370,000 in unpaid rent and other charges.
But Mo says it's all crap ... literally ... insisting there's a damn good reason she's walking out on the rental contract -- the house stinks of dog feces, wet dog, and urine (of unknown origin) ... not to mention an overflowing septic tank.
But it doesn't end there -- according to Mo'Nique, the house also had a bad mold problem and the security gate was busted.
Mo'Nique claims she struck a verbal agreement with the landlords, allowing her to renege on her contract with 60 days notice because of all the problems -- but Mo' claims her landlords aren't living up to their word.
It's unclear if Mo'Nique has since moved out. Calls to both sides have not been returned.
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