UPDATE: The lawsuit filed in an effort to evict Spelling was dismissed after, per her attorney, the court determined she had "properly extended her lease term at the condominiums and was legally remaining in the premises."
Candy Spelling is suing after being asked to vacate her multimillion-dollar leased condo.
The wife of the late iconic TV producer, Aaron Spelling, leased a condo, storage spaces, wine locker and multiple parking spaces at Carlyle Residences in Beverly Hills for $28,000 a month while she waits for her permanent condo to be finished.
However, in her complaint filed in Los Angeles Superior Court and obtained by E! News, Spelling states the apartment she was renting had multiple problems with its heating, air conditioning and ventilation unit and the issues were never remedied to her satisfaction. She said she ultimately hired her own HVAC company to fix the problems at a cost to her of $10,000.
Spelling also claims that the building did not abide by security precautions as promised and failed to lock the service elevator, thereby allowing unauthorized persons to access her private elevator. To remedy the situation, Spelling had to install her own security measures and cameras. The complaint also claims her accountants discovered that the building had been double-billing her for utilities.
Spelling insists she always paid her bills on time and she had an automatic right to renew her lease for another six months. However, the building developer and owner terminated her lease and demanded she vacate the premises.
While Spelling says she has tried to pay her rent since the dispute, the money has been returned. She adds that the building is looking to sell her unit and wants her out, but that she has "no intention of leaving the Subject Premises," the papers state.
The case is set for a conference hearing on June 5.