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Howie Mandel

Accused of Trashing Moroccan Tiles

Now Deal with This Lawsuit

1/30/2014 5:30 PM PST BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

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Howie Mandel's TV show went too far while filming a prank inside an L.A. restaurant -- leaving the business trashed to the tune of more than 100K ... according to a new lawsuit.

The owner of Cowboys and Turbans -- a Mexican-Indian fusion spot -- claims Howie's hidden camera show "Deal With It" shot in the eatery last October ... and during filming an actress was told to swear loudly, jump up and down on expensive Moroccan tiles, and shatter $200 worth of dishes.

In the lawsuit, the owner also claims the production trashed a Yamaha piano, furniture, and patio heaters.

Total damage -- $103,408. 

The owner is suing executive producer Howie, his production company, and TBS for the damages and attorney's fees.

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1.

BB not bb    

People are at a loss for words over this story. I think if he ruined the restaurant, he should pay up.

212 days ago
2.

jedd wilson    

it could be worse ,at least its not another beiber story.

212 days ago
3.

una cosa    

MAYERLING

212 days ago
4.

BLUE UGLY 💩    

NO deal

212 days ago
5.

buggaz    

He's such an annoying idiot

212 days ago
6.

MrHarryBawls2016    

I firmly believe in capital punishment for crimes like Howie committed and for stealers of produce or vandals of any form. And may God have mercy on Mandel's soul...

212 days ago
7.

DaveL    

Howie Mandel... another Canadian breaking bad in the U.S.

211 days ago
8.

Champagne Jayne    

You bastard!

211 days ago
9.

Cran    

Howie is the strangest character in Hollywood. Well almost. Cannot stand him. He was a good actor.

211 days ago
10.

RaineeDrops    

That is some extreme expensive fun.

Kind of a waste, like throwing money away though.

To Howie it probably is peanuts.
To others it could be so much more.

211 days ago
11.

SeeSomethingSaySomething    

Did they take pics before they set up and after they left?? They refers to either side : the restaurant owner or any of Howie's people. If so, let's see 'em!!

211 days ago
12.

ac    

It is a lie. The place was a dive and shambles when we got there. Who buys expensive china for a dive joint anyway? She broke one plate. There was no damage to that place. The owner just saw it as an opportunity to milk the system as many foreigners try to do!!!

163 days ago

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