Leighton Meester’s War with Mum
Gossip Girl star Leighton Meester has asked a judge to
dismiss her mum’s breach of contract lawsuit, insisting it’s based on a “non-existent”
agreement between the pair.
Constance Meester is suing her famous daughter over
claims the actress reneged on an oral agreement to pay her $10,000 (Dhs36,000)
every month for life. But Leighton’s attorneys argue no such deal is in place.
Leighton sued her mum in July (2011) in a bid to have a
judge declare there was never any binding contract between them. The 25-year-old
also accused Constance of taking monthly payments intended for her sick brother
Alexander and using the money to pay for cosmetic treatments.
Her mum launched a countersuit days later. Leighton is
scheduled back in court for a hearing on the matter on 5 October.