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Taken from the Los Angeles Times--Metro section, B1, Nove 15, 1998

Ex-Tenant Is No 'Angel,' According to Landlord


Actor David Boreanaz is not an angel, but he plays a guy named Angel on TV.  The character on WB's "Buffy the Vampire Slayer" is Buffy's boyfriend, who is not exactly housebroken.  His former landlord says that the same is true of the actor.

Landlord Roger Hostin of Boston is suing Boreanaz in Los Angeles Superior Court, charging that Boreanaz and a roommate, Patrick Bradley, trashed his vintage Los Feliz house during their four-year tenancy, causing at least $100,000 in damage.

The 3,500-square-foot house, built in the 1920's, once belonged to silent film star Charlotte Du Puis and was loaded with antigques and other valuable furnishings, the lawsuite states.  It charcers that   "mattresses, antique records, an antigues phone, a lamp, two night stands, a light area rug, light fixtures and several drapery accessories" are amoung the missing.

"Angel" and friend were evicted after the neighbors complained about "raucous, lewd, disruptive and sometimes violent parties," the suit said.  Afterward, Hostin said he discovered that the house had been "physically ravaged."  The electrical system was destroyed and the house allegedly has been marred by "massive stains, scratches and water damage."

The suit, filed by Pasadena attorney Jayne T. Kaplan, alleges breach of contract, waste and infliction of emotional distress.   Hostin could not be reached for comment.



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