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Thursday 28 May 2015

Marisa Tomei sued over flats leak

Marisa Tomei is being sued over a leak from her New York apartment
Marisa Tomei is being sued over a leak from her New York apartment

A lawsuit claims a leak from Marisa Tomei's New York City apartment has damaged the homes of two downstairs neighbours, including director John Waters.

The neighbours' insurance companies filed the suit this week in a Manhattan court.

It claims the My Cousin Vinny actress's "negligence" caused a September 2010 leak that left more than 128,000 US dollars (£81,000) in damage at the building in Manhattan's Greenwich Village.

Hairspray director Waters says in an email the case is a standard insurance claim completely out of his hands, adding there was no animosity between him and the Academy Award winning actress.

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