Katy Perry wins court fight over Los Angeles residential or commercial property
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Vocalist Katy Perry comes to the 59th Annual Grammy Awards in Los Angeles, Feb. 12, 2017. (Reuters) A jury ruled Friday that a businesswoman must pay $5 million to singer Katy Perry and the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Los Angeles, after a long-lasting court battle.Perry looked for to acquire an 8-acre home for$14.5 million in a main Los Angeles area in 2015. The property included a Roman-villa design
structure, with an attached convent that had closed in 2011, Range reported. Businesswoman Dana Hollister allegedly
interfered with the deal by trying to preemptively acquire your home from 2 nuns who had, up until recently, lived in the convent for 40 years, the Sacramento Bee reported. Hollister has actually been buying up property in neighboring Silver Lake since the 1990s, the Los Angeles Times reported. She is now the owner of several dining establishments, including Cliff’s Edge and the Brite Spot.A jury discovered Hollister guilty of interference. She was ordered to pay an overall of $3.47 million to
the archdiocese and$1.57 million to Perry as compensation for the subsequent court fees.The nuns who when lived on the convent, supposedly opposed selling to Perry, and tried instead to offer to Hollister.
A judge nullified the sale previously this year and ruled that the archdiocese had the right to offer the home, not the nuns, Range reported. Hollister’s lawyer, Michael Geibelson, stated in court that Hollister didn’t” plan harm, “however declined to comment on the matter
further, the Sacramento Bee reported. Geibelson prepares to appeal the decision before the state Court of Appeal, the Los Angeles Times reported. Regards to the sale were still being worked out in between Perry and the archdiocese. Last approval will ultimately originate from the Vatican.