The father of supermodels Gigi and Bella Hadid “can’t afford” to tear down his Bel Air mansion, in accordance to a report.
Mohamed Hadid, who has been featured on the “Real Housewives of Beverly Hills” alongside ex-wife Yolanda Hadid and shut buddy Lisa Vanderpump, was ordered by a California choose to demolish the controversial “Starship Enterprise” dwelling.
Hadid’s neighbors sued the property tycoon over his half-moon-shaped hillside abode, claiming the hulking home was illegally constructed and unstable.
Hadid started dismantling the 30,000-square-foot dwelling down, per a court docket order, however not has the funds to end the demolition, he says. Mohamed Hadid claims he can’t even pony up the $500,000 payment to hand the teardown over to a receiver, his lawyer mentioned in a Santa Monica court docket Wednesday, in accordance to the Daily Mail.
“He doesn’t have the money,” lawyer Bruce Rudman instructed LA Superior Court Judge Craig Karlan.
A lawyer for Hadid’s neighbors identified Hadid appears to have the opportunity to afford different giant purchases.
“It’s amazing to me because he just bought a multi-million home in Beverly Hills,” Ariel Neuman instructed the court docket, the British tabloid reported. “We don’t accept this explanation. We don’t accept Mr. Hadid’s word for anything.”
Karlan was noticed surveying the half-destroyed property alongside Hadid final week, after ordering the removing of the house’s illegally constructed third ground and pool deck.
The choose mentioned he was alarmed by the house’s construction.
“If these piles failed and if this house came down the hill, I am positive in my mind that it would inflict severe damage on the properties below, if not destroy them,” Karlan mentioned in court docket. “Are these piles structurally safe? What would happen if there was a 6.0 earthquake?”