Susan Sarandon sues former manager after being duped into investing 'more than $10m in scam property deal'

By Mike Larkin


Susan Sarandon is suing her former manager Richard Harris after he 'duped' her into investing a huge slice of her personal fortune into a real estate partnership.

The Bull Durham favourite sunk more than $10m of her own money into the venture, but was shocked when she discovered the finer details.

According to TMZ, the 67-year-old alleges in her lawsuit she was convinced to invest half of her portfolio into the fund, while Mr Francis failed to disclose that he and his son had a large stake of their own.

She must be in a real e-state: Susan Sarandon is suing her former manager amid claims he duped her into investing a huge slice of her fortune in a property partnership

She must be in a real e-state: Susan Sarandon is suing her former manager amid claims he duped her into investing a huge slice of her fortune in a property partnership

Miss Sarandon, thought to be worth around $50m, was livid after she found out how the investment vehicle was structured after firing her business manager last year.

She claims it is only then she discovered Mr Francis had a 'secret' stake in the partnership, as well as the fact no liquid money was in the venture.

Miss Sarandon was even more enraged after realising she could only get 50 cents for every dollar invested if she wanted out.

Swindling their inheritance: Susan with son Jack Henry Robbins, and daughter Eva Amurri Martino in February

Swindling their inheritance: Susan with son Jack Henry Robbins, and daughter Eva Amurri Martino in February

In her legal papers she claims she has been swindled, and is demanding Mr Harris gives her millions of dollars in compensation.

Sources claim she has sunk between $10m and $20m into the scheme.

The Arbitage star, who was appointed as a UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador in 1999 and received the Action Against Hunger Humanitarian Award in 2006, will be desperate to claw some of her  money back.

Susan has three children, a daughter by her Italian filmmaker ex-beau Franco Amurri and two sons by former partner Tim Robbins.

But the Oscar winner will have earned a pretty penny for her latest turn, in which she plays Melissa McCarthy's grandmother in road trip comedy Tammy, which is released on July 2.

Nice little earner: Susan plays Melissa McCarthy's grandmother in forthcoming road trip comedy Tammy

Nice little earner: Susan plays Melissa McCarthy's grandmother in forthcoming road trip comedy Tammy

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You choose your chances missy - would it be fair if someone sued you if you made a lot of money on your investment?

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Aw, look at the liberal 1%er cry over lost millions. Boo Hoo......

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she is lucky to have a fortune.....,millions haven't.

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Typical liberal: She makes a bad decision and thinks someone else should pay for it.

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So she made a bad investment, but like her pal in the Oval Office likes to say: the rich don't need as much as they have. You'd think that she'd know better but then again given the way she dresses. OR maybe this is a ploy to hide millions from being taxed .... nothing would surprise me these days. Granny cleavage and torso exposure is not sexy.

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Those kids are spitting images of their parents.

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Took her to the cleaners lol! Legend :)

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Ha ha.

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this woman here is the poster child for hollywood leftwing causes yet behind the scenes she is scheming up ways to increase her fortune. she got burned and now its someone else's fault. typical liberal.

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She had TEN MILLION dollars and wanted to make MORE in a sketchy investment - I don't feel sorry for her not one bit.

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still doesnt make it right if it is true. doesnt matter if it is $10 or $10,000,000. no one should be ripped off.

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