Strictly Star faces eviction over alleged 20k rent arrears
Strictly Come Dancing star and ex of Sven-Goran Eriksson Nancy Dell’Olio faces eviction over alleged rent arrears of £20,400.
The £4 million luxury maisonette situated in Eaton Place, Belgravia, with floor to ceiling windows and flat-screen TVs in the lounge and bedroom, is owned by landlord Pridelands Ltd.
According to documents lodged at West London County Court, Miss Dell’Olio says she will be caused major difficulties if she is evicted with only 14 days’ notice.
If the British Virgin Island company succeeds in its bid for a possession order, Miss Dell’Olio could be forced to leave the two-bedroom home within 14 days or face the prospect of being forcibly removed by bailiffs.
Her defence claim form states:
‘The Defendant (Miss Dell’Olio) would suffer exceptional hardship as it is highly unlikely that suitable alternative accommodation will be secured within 14 days.’
A friend of Miss Dell’Olio said:
‘Nancy has lived beyond her means for some time. She always flies first-class and will not drink anything but champagne. At some stage the party has to stop.’
With the UK in danger of falling into a national rent debt crisis it doesn’t bode well when celebrities such as Dell’Olio cannot even live within their means!
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