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Mischa Barton refuses to pay sobriety bill

Mischa Barton refuses to pay sobriety bill

Feb 23 2013, 2:26pm CST | by

Mischa Barton refuses to pay her former sobriety coaches. The former 'The O.C.' actress turned handbag designer was ordered to pay Doctors' Choice Nursing (DCN) $95,000 for services they provided...

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Mischa Barton refuses to pay sobriety bill

Feb 23 2013, 2:26pm CST | by

Mischa Barton refuses to pay her former sobriety coaches.

The former 'The O.C.' actress turned handbag designer was ordered to pay Doctors' Choice Nursing (DCN) $95,000 for services they provided her in 2009 but she claims she is not responsible for the outstanding bill as she didn't hire the team to look after her.

A default judgment was entered against the 27-year-old star in 2011 after she failed to show up in court when the company filed a lawsuit to recoup the money owed to them for helping her to stay sober.

But Mischa's lawyer argued in court on Thursday (02.21.13) that her mother hired the sobriety nurses and therefore she ran up the bills so the actress isn't responsible for them, according to gossip website TMZ.com.

The 'Bhopal: A Prayer for Rain' actress is fighting the default judgment and her lawyer pointed out that the owner of the DCN failed to notify Mischa directly about the mounting bill, saying it didn't make sense if they thought she was responsible for paying it.

The owner claimed that she didn't want to add to Mischa's stress, as it was the nurses' job to keep her sober before an important acting role in 2009, the same year that she was starring in 'The Beautiful Life' and was legally held in hospital under psychiatric observation.

A judge has yet to rule on who is liable to pay the bill.

Mischa, who is now based in London, recently said she wants to escape Hollywood and live on a farm after turning her life around following a dramatic few years.

She said: "The people in my life are so over [the celebrity lifestyle]. They're not the kind of people to read the gossip press. Getting caught up in that young Hollywood bulls**t is not my vibe.

"I'm ready to go and get a farm and live in the middle of nowhere. I'm pretty proud of the person I've become in the past few years, considering what I've been through. I have a great support network. I don't think that the Parises and Lindsays have the same kind of support network."

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Aug 20 2014 6:32am CDT | Source: Radar Online

Since her peak starring on The O.C., actress Mischa Barton has seen her share of ups and downs, but currently battling a bevy of setbacks in her life, friends fear she’s on the verge of a relapse. According to Star magazine , Barton, 28, is in deep financial trouble, on top of a stalled career — and when coupled with her self-destructive behavior, pals are worried for the actress. “Mischa’s loved ones ...
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Mischa Barton is currently struggling to lose weight for several upcoming movie projects. Now the former the O.C star, who has showed off a fuller figure lately, reveals how she's dropped several pounds in only one week.Mischa, 28, says she's been taking a mushroom based supplement to manage her weight. "As someone who naturally struggles with their weight, I wanted to find a supplement whi ...
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Aug 6 2014 3:01pm CDT | Source: Celebslam.com

Mischa Barton leaving Chiltern Firehouse in London (7/4) Anyone have $100k Mischa Barton can borrow? She needs it or she has to sleep in her car. From People:The actress is nearly five months behind on the mortgage payments for... ...read full story ...
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Aug 6 2014 12:22pm CDT | Source: PerezHilton

Inneresting. You know what they say, don't bite the hand that feeds fed you. Mischa Barton took some time away from her busy schedule and opened up about her life since starring on The O.C.. But what she had to say was actually a little surprising. Mischa admitted that sometimes she wishes she never even landed the lead role on the 2003 teen soap. Well, to be fair, plenty of people wish you never played Marissa Cooper either, Mischa. The 28-year-old explained in an inter ...
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