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Gary Dourdan

My Bank Screwed Me Over

3/12/2012 4:34 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

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Gary Dourdan says the bank that holds his mortgage is flagrantly violating his legal rights and demonstrating heartless indifference to people caught up in the recession ... and he's ready to prove it to a judge.

Dourdan just filed a lawsuit -- obtained by TMZ -- in which Gary confesses he's one of the victims of the economic downturn that hammered the entertainment industry. Gary took out a $922,000 mortgage in 2004 which requires him to pay $5,000 a month.

All was going peachy until Gary was laid off from his acting gig in 2010. The actor couldn't meet his monthly nut so he contacted Union Bank and asked for mortgage assistance, which he claims it was required to give him under California law.

Gary says the bank told him to pound sand for an entire year, when they finally offered him help ... but Gary says the bank didn't honor the new terms and now foreclosure proceedings are underway.

Gary wants the court to stop the foreclosure and damages to boot.

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Anonymous    

So what has he been up to? It looks like gay porn with all that *** dripping from his mouth.

902 days ago
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Observer999    

I've had it with these stupid Hollywood 'stars' who make a s-load of money for a few years and don't set up their finances so they're set for life. You don't need 3 Maseratis, morons. Pay off a nice house, get some investments, take care of your fmaily, and then have some fun with what's left over. Unless you're Paul Newman or whatever, the money flow WILL stop at some poing.

902 days ago
18.

susi    

I lost my house to. I'm a laid off school teacher. I didn't get any help and I wasn't on TMZ. Send help my way...!

902 days ago
19.

donna    

I don't even wanna know whats coming out of his mouth!

902 days ago
20.

Spectrumlord     

Boo hoo. You should not have quit CSI when you did not get a raise !!

902 days ago
21.

Mikey    

I don't wanna pay a mortgage either so the bank should let me move into that house too.

902 days ago
22.

RachesRules    

Meth...its a helluva good drug

902 days ago
23.

Rocco    

Ewwwwww. Looks like somebody *******d on his mug.

902 days ago
24.

Raejean    

Cigarette smoke???

As for the foreclosure, good luck with that! Sounds like this one contributed his major share to his own financial problems, and we all know what I'm talking about!

You had it all and you blew it, mister.

902 days ago
25.

Cartman    

So you stopped paying for the loan on your house and your bank is a meanie?

This has to be racism. Obama promised black people wouldn't have to pay for anything anymore.

902 days ago
26.

Zombie Whitney Houston    

that picture makes it look like somebody nutted on his face! lol

902 days ago
27.

MadCharles    

He got booted from CSI shortly after getting arrested for heroin in LasVegas. I don't think the bank made him shoot up.

902 days ago
28.

justpoor    

Didn't I read he did drugs? Guess he had money for that and all the smokes he is buying. He is broke.

902 days ago
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willy3129     

The film and music industry is known for it's ups and downs. Moral of the story, don't spend more than you can afford and always save for a rainy day. Plus, there are plenty of hard working Americans who work 40+ hours a week or have been really laid off or lost their jobs who are suffering more than you are Gary. No sympathy from me for blowing all your cash.

902 days ago
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Cricket    

I read about the drug problems too. If he had money for that, then I don't feel sorry for him. There are plenty of people who lost their jobs through no fault of their own and lost everything. So, you have to move to a cheaper, smaller house Gary. Sad. Grow the f--- up!!!!

902 days ago
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