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Millions of Americans face eviction when the federally mandated moratorium on evictions expires in March. Former Vogue magazine editor-at-large Andre Leon Talley says he is among them.

Talley, 72, says he's being evicted from his colonial New York mansion in a messy rent battle with former Manolo Blahnik CEO, George Malkemus, who Talley owes $500k in back rent.

Talley claims Malkemus originally bought the home for him for just over $1 million in 2004 -- and that he is the rightful owner.

He now claims that Malkemus wants to evict him from the 11-room mansion in White Plains, NY, so he can sell it at a profit.
 

Talley said there is no lease agreement on the home and that he made "episodic payments" over time based on his income.

He said he had a "gentlemen's agreement" to transfer the title of the home to him after he paid back the purchase price.

In court documents obtained by the NY Post, Talley claims Malkemus and his life partner Anthony Yurgaitis agreed that Talley would exclusively own, occupy and care for the home. "It was agreed and always understood that Talley would, over time, 'pay off' the balance of the purchase price paid by the defendants at which point title would then formally be transferred to Talley," his court documents say.

He now claims that Malkemus and Yurgaitis are pressuring him to move out so they can sell it for their own profit.

"The timing and amount of these episodic payments were based on Talley's cash flow... Talley never made these payments to the Defendants on a monthly basis, and was not asked to."

In their eviction papers, Malkemus and Yurgaitis allege the former Vogue editor owes them $515,872 in back rent.

But Talley says he paid $1,075,588 by January 2020, and that he made the $120,000 down payment when the house was originally purchased. He also says he invested more than $200,000 for home improvements over the years.

In his lawsuit, Talley is demanding that he be allowed to stay in the property and that the title be transferred in his name.

An attorney for Malkemus and Yurgaitis said he is preparing a counterclaim. "Malkemus and Yurgaitis are the record owners of the house and want to sell it," the attorney said.

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Talley was appointed creative director of Vogue by Anna Wintour back in 1983. In his memoir, he said his once close relationship with the Vogue editor-in-chief was over.

He officially retired from editing in 2014.

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A Missouri woman whose landlord removed her front door after she lost her job is celebrating the outpouring of support she's received from the public.

Hannah McGee, a struggling single mother, arrived home to find her front door was removed after she missed her last two rent payments.

McGee told local news station Fox 2 Now she was unemployed because of the coronavirus outbreak.

"He's always been a good landlord. I guess it took just one slip up," she told Fox 2 Now.

Her story sparked outrage from local attorneys and a person who was trying to buy the property. The buyer apparently urged the landlord to put the door back on after Fox 2 Now interviewed McGee.

"The landlord needs to realize that the landlord has committed a tort and is liable for anything that happens to this tenant," attorney Rob Swearingen told Fox 2 Now. "It's more than negligence. It's intentional infliction of emotional distress. It's a violation of Missouri statutes and it's an unlawful eviction."

McGee, who lives in Fenton, said she rented the apartment for three years and never missed a rent payment until the Covid-19 outbreak.

A GoFundMe account created by her best friend raised nearly $12,000.

The GoFundMe page was updated on Dec. 15 with a photo that shows McGee enjoying a tea party with her toddler daughter.

"Tonight we are able to Celebrate and We couldn't be happier. Thank You," McGee said in the photo caption.

Millions of renters face evictions when the federal ban on evictions expires on December 31st.

Some city and county officials in Texas have extended the eviction ban through Feb. 1, 2021.

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Ice Cube laughed and referred to Black Democrats as "sheeple" in response to a follower who asked him who he voted for on Nov. 3.

"Neither one...I've always endorsed the sheeple," he said.

In a follow-up tweet, he wrote:

"Let me get this straight, I get the president of the United States to agree to put over half a trillion dollars of capital in the Black Community (without an endorsement) and Niggas are mad at me? [crying laughing emojis] ...have a nice life."

Other Trump supporters fear that, if Biden and Harris win, they will abandon the Black community.

Social media users list the following that might impact the Black community:

1. Lockdowns will begin in January.
2. Significant job losses will negatively impact Black people.
3. Evictions will skyrocket.
4. National mask mandate that ends in 2022 (midterm elections).
5. Black people forced to accept the "Mark of the Beast" (vaccines).
6. Black men will be sterilized and Black births will drop.

Others call Trump supporters "doomers" who spread conspiracy theories because their side lost. They point to the Democrats' promise to send $1,200 checks to Black people next year.
 

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Vanessa Bryant fired back at her mom Sofia Laine's claims she kicked her mom out of her home following the death of her son-in-law.

During an interview with Univision reporter Dave Valadez on the show El Gorda y La Flaca on Monday, Sofia alleged that, following the tragic deaths of Kobe and his daughter Gianna in a helicopter crash in January, Vanessa kicked her to the curb.

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Sofia (pictured far right) tearfully claimed that Vanessa forced her out of the family's home and demanded that she return the car Vanessa gave her: "She told me, 'I need you to get out of this house.' She also told me that she wanted her car and she wants it now."

However, in a rare statement to the program, Vanessa fired back: "My husband and daughter passed away unexpectedly, and yet my mother had the audacity to do a television interview speaking negatively of me while shedding tears for a car and a house that were not in her name."

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Vanessa explained why the apartment she rented for her mom looked bare: "She has removed all her diamond jewelry, emptied the apartment I provided, and put away the furniture to make it look like she doesn't have my support."

Vanessa stated she and Kobe supported her mom for 20 years -- and Vanessa continues to support her mother by paying her rent and basic necessities.

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"My husband and I have supported her financially for the past 20 years, and continue to do so, in addition to her monthly alimony. Contrary to previous reports, she has not been physically present or emotionally supportive of my daughters and me after my husband and daughter passed away," Vanessa added.

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Vanessa made it clear that her mother is a gold digger whose only goal in life was to live off her son-in-law's money.

"Now I see what is most important to my mother and it's more than painful. I hope that everything that is coming out about our personal relationship ends here."

Sofia has yet to respond to her daughter's claims.

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The world rallied around Vanessa Bryant and her surviving children after NBA icon Kobe Bryant and daughter Gianna died in a fiery helicopter crash in Calabasas, Calif. in January.

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But a dark side of Vanessa is emerging months after the tragic accident.

Vanessa's mother, Sofia Laine was there for her daughter immediately after the tragedy, helping to care for Vanessa's minor children while Vanessa grieved.

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Sofia was also there in 2003 to help pick up the pieces when Vanessa fell apart emotionally after Kobe was arrested and charged with sexually assaulting a resort employee in Colorado.

Sofia recently sat down for an in-depth interview on "El Gordo and La Flaca" to expose her daughter for who she really is.

In the interview, conducted entirely in Spanish, Sofia claims Vanessa kicked her out of the Bryant mansion and repossessed a car she had given her.

In a promo video posted on Instagram, Sofia is in tears as she explains that her daughter abandoned her and left her destitute.

The caption translated in English reads: "This Monday, @davevaladez speaks in #Exclusive with the mother of Vanessa Bryant who is in abandonment and sadness after the death of her son[-in-law]."

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Few on social media are shedding tears for Sofia, pictured far right with Kobe and Vanessa at the Staples Center with her grandchildren: Natalia (far left), Bianka (on Kobe's lap) and Gianna in 2017.

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Fans recall in the early days of Kobe and Vanessa's relationship when Kobe forsake his own parents to lavish gifts on Sofia - including a new home and cars.

The interview airs Monday, Sept. 21 at 4 p.m. on "El Gordo and la Flaca" on Univision.
 

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President Donald Trump has blocked all evictions through the end of the year. Trump’s executive order gives the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) leeway to stop evictions by labeling evictions a health risk.

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The order helps people who fell behind on their rent because their income was impacted by the coronavirus.

Any landlord who violates the order will face stiff fines at a minimum of $100,000.

Under the executive order, the CDC can use its power as the country's health authority to block all evictions from taking place because of the risk of newly homeless people spreading the virus.

"I want to make it unmistakably clear that I'm protecting people from evictions," Trump said in a statement on Tuesday.

Trump took action after House Democrats and the White House failed to deliver a new stimulus package.

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The order left landlords and home builders angry and threatening to file federal lawsuits as soon as the moratorium takes effect.

Many landlords have already begun filing evictions around the country.

White House deputy press secretary Brian Morgenstern told reporters on Tuesday that the president's executive order signed Tuesday will help millions of Americans stay in their homes.

"Today's announcement means that people struggling to pay rent due to the coronavirus will not have to worry about being evicted and risk further spreading, spreading of, or exposure to the disease due to economic hardship," he said. "The administration has also made funds available to alleviate any economic impact to tenants, landlords, and property owners."