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Narcissists are known for rushing into marriage with unsuspecting partners who later find out what they've gotten themselves into.

Reality TV star Christina Haack, 42, reportedly tied the knot recently after dating her real estate boyfriend, Joshua Hall, for less than a year.

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Christina, whose maiden name is Haack, married "Flip or Flop" co-host Tarek El Moussa in 2009. They share two children, daughter Taylor and son Brayden. They divorced in 2016 amid cheating allegations.

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Christina married TV host Ant Anstead (pictured) in 2018 after dating less than a year. They had a son named Hudson in September 2019 and split in 2020.

She then got engaged to Joshua Hall in 2021 after dating a couple of months. They were spotted in public for the first time in July 2021 (see video).


 
TMZ discovered the apparent quickie nuptials after pulling Christina's real estate license and noting she changed her surname to Hall.

Experts say narcissists marry quickly because they crave a permanent source of narcissistic supply.

Their exaggerated sense of self-importance and total lack of empathy for the suffering of others results in many failed marriages.

According to marriage.com, here are the 5 red flags to watch out for after marrying a narcissist:
 

  • 1. Zero compassion and sensitivity
  • 2. Your spouse will define the marriage
  • 3. You'll never win or resolve an argument
  • 4. You might never enjoy a birthday or celebration again
  • 5. You will find yourself walking on eggshells

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Jada Pinkett Smith "wishes" her husband Will Smith didn't slap comedian Chris Rock at the 2022 Oscar Awards.

Chris, who was presenting an Oscar award, looked at Jada's bald head and said he couldn't wait to see G.I. Jane 2, a reference to the 1997 movie starring Demi Moore, who shaved her head for the role.

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Will walked onstage and forcefully slapped Chris, before returning to his seat and yelling at the comedian to keep his wife's name out of his mouth.

An insider tells Us Weekly that Will "was in the heat of the moment and it was him overreacting" to Chris's joke about Jada's hair loss.

"He knows that, she knows that. They're in agreement that he overreacted," the unnamed insider said.

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The insider tells Us Weekly that Will didn't slap Chris to defend his wife, who allegedly suffers from alopecia.

The insider said Jada is "not a wallflower", nor "one of these women that needs protecting".

"He didn't need to do what he did," they said.

Whoopi Goldberg, who is a member of the Academy's Governor's board, believes Will Smith's career will recover from the setback. However, both Netflix and Sony have shelved Will's projects that may never see the light of day.

There is a new report that Will's talent agency, Creative Artists Agency (CAA), are divided over whether to cut ties with Will since The Slap.

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According to DailyMail.com, CAA bosses Bryan Lourd, Richard Lovett and Kevin Huvane, have a tough decision to make, despite one of their biggest stars winning the industry's most prestigious award.

The Daily Beast reports that a furious debate took place at CAA in the aftermath of The Slap.

Lourd reportedly wanted to drop Will Smith from CAA's roster, like they distanced themselves from former client Harvey Weinstein.

But Lovett wants to keep Will on board and ride out the storm together.

Meanwhile, CAA denies The Daily Beast's report.

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Cindy Herron is back on the market at age 60 after filing for divorce from her retired Major League Baseball star husband, Glenn Braggs.

According to The Blast, Cindy, an original member of R&B group En Vogue, filed for divorce in Los Angeles County Courts citing "irreconcilable differences" after 29 long years of marriage.

Braggs, 59, retired from MLB in 1992. He once broke his bat on his muscular back while swinging and missing at home plate.
 

 
The couple married in 1993 and share four children, sons Donovan Andrew Braggs, 28, and Solomon Braggs, and daughters Jordan Braggs, 23, and Natalia Braggs, 22.

Cindy is best known as an original founding member of R&B/pop group En Vogue, alongside Terry Ellis, Maxine Jones, and Dawn Robinson.

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En Vogue still performs live in their twilight years. (L-R) Rhona Bennett, Terry Ellis and Cindy are pictured performing at Michigan Lottery Amphitheatre on August 26, 2021 in Sterling Heights, Michigan.

Cindy once told PEOPLE: "It can be a short-lived business, but we're very fortunate. And fortunate to have shared so much life together... We're having a great time."

The group formed in Oakland, CA in 1989. En Vogue took the music world by storm with their hit single "Hold On", off their 1990 debut album Born to Sing.

The single, with Cindy on lead vocals, peaked at No. 2 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart in 1990.

En Vogue's 1992 follow-up album Funky Divas reached the top 10 in both the US and UK, and included their second US number two hit "My Lovin' (You're Never Gonna Get It)" as well as the US top 10 hits "Giving Him Something He Can Feel" and "Free Your Mind".
 

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According to Roger Friedman, of Showbiz411, Will Smith is hiding out in one of his favorite places on earth: Dubai.

Sources tell Friedman that days after Smith slapped Oscar presenter Chris Rock, he was flown to Dubai by his BFF, the Crown Prince of Dubai, Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, aka "Fazza."

If you follow Smith on social media, you know that he has been to the Middle East kingdom frequently over the years.

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Smith is very good friends with Fazza, and godfather to his twins.

When the babies were born, Smith sent custom made gifts to them. Fazza posted a picture of Will with the gifts to his @Faz3 Instagram account that has over 14 million followers

In 2021, Smith shot his documentary, "The Best Shape of My Life," in Fazza's private gym in Dubai. Smith vowed to lose 20 pounds in 20 weeks. But he was also there to heal himself mentally (obviously, that didn't happen).

Smith brought his movie, "Suicide Squad," to Dubai in 2016 for a Hollywood premiere. Most US movies do not get premieres in Dubai, according to Freidman.

Smith's visits to Dubai have been documented on Esquire's MidEast website.

"I came to Dubai about 15 years ago," Smith said. "I was crossing over to Mumbai. It was the first time that the Emirates Airline had the nonstop from Los Angeles. And so I stayed here a couple days, and it was absolutely amazing to me what the dream of Dubai was..."

"There are just some places where they fit for you. Sometimes you just show up places, and you don't know why, but it just agrees with you. Dubai dreams the way I dream. I'm completely at home, and I feel inspired, and I want to create, and I want to be a part of the ideas, and the bridge between the Middle East and America and the West. I just feel like my gifts would be particularly useful here. I want to be a part of it."

 

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Mo'Nique's movie career has been resurrected by Lee Daniels, thanks to intervention by TV mogul 50 Cent.

Mo'Nique and Daniels last spoke to each other in 2010.
 
RELATED: 50 Cent says Oprah and Tyler Perry owe Mo'Nique an apology
 
Fiddy shamed both Tyler Perry and Oprah Winfrey for blacklisting Mo'Nique after she allegedly refused to promote a Lee Daniels movie.

Mo'Nique spent 12 years trashing the two movie giants, as well as Lee Daniels, for ending her career in Hollywood.

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Then 50 Cent told Oprah and Perry they owed Mo'Nique an apology.

Perry humbled himself and apologized publicly to the Oscar winner.

According to Rhymeswithsnitch.com, Lee Daniels recently interrupted Mo'Nique's comedy show to publicly apologize, saying, "I am so sorry for hurting you."

"I love you, you b*tch!" Mo'Nique said.

"B*tch, I love you more!" Daniels replied.

Daniels went on to say he and Mo'Nique were best friends at one point and he announced he was casting her in his new movie, Demon House, based on a true story.

Mo'Nique is replacing Octavia Spencer who had prior commitments.


 

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Sorry fellas, Meagan Good is off the market (you've gotta be quicker than that).

Battle rapper Dizaster swept Meagan off her feet just a few months after she split from her husband, DeVon Franklin.

Meagan filed for divorce earlier this year, citing irreconcilable differences.

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According to MTO News, she is already dating another man.

Sources close to both Meagan, 40, and Dizaster, 37, tell MTO News that the two are smitten with each other after working out together in a sweltering gym in L.A.

Dizaster posted two photos that show them relaxing after a strenuous workout together in Los Angeles.

He captioned the images: "Twitter People... How mad are u on a scale of 1 to infinity?"

Not much is known about Dizaster. He reportedly has a nasty temper.

In 2014, he allegedly punched Math Hoffa at the end of their battle rap competition.

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Meagan's male fans were understandably upset. Some of them are in denial and refused to accept that Meagan is already taken off the market.

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A 26-year-old man has been arrested in a mass shooting near a nightclub in downtown Sacramento, California early Sunday.

According to DailyMail.com, Dandre Martin, 26, was arrested Monday for assault and illegal firearm possession charges.

"Right now that's really all we're able to share about him," Sacramento Police Chief Kathy Lester told KCRA. "As you know this is a complex investigation and we're looking for multiple suspects and so we're currently working to identify what his role was the night of the shooting.'"
 
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Six people are confirmed dead and 12 wounded in a mass shooting near a nightclub in downtown Sacramento, California

The six victims have been identified by the coroner's office. A massive manhunt is underway for the shooters.

Cell phone videos shows the shooting started after a brawl outside a nightclub at the corner of 10th and K Streets around 2 a.m. Sunday.

Club goers are seen fleeing as shots ring out from semiautomatic weapons. Witnesses say a man pulled up in a car and opened fire before the car sped off. Police counted more than 70 spent shell casings in the street.

"I've never heard gunshots like that," one witness told KTLA-5. "I mean, they were just going off."

On Monday, the coroner's office identified three men and three women who were killed in the shooting.

The victims are identified as Johntaya Alexander, 21; Melinda Davis, 57; Yamile Martinez-Andrade, 21; Sergio Harris, 38; Joshua Hoye-Lucchesi, 32; and Devazia Turner, 29.

At least 18 people were shot as they fled for their lives. Four of the wounded were hospitalized with life-threatening injuries.

Democrat lawmakers say there is an epidemic of gun violence in America's blue cities and they believe tougher gun laws are the answer.

Sacramento has seen its share of mass shootings recently.

A man killed his three children and another person before turning the gun on himself at a Sacramento church in February.

"The scale of violence that just happened in our city is unprecedented in my 27 years here at the Sacramento Police Department," Police Chief Kathy Lester said at a news conference Sunday.

Police are searching for at least 2 gunmen. The L.A. Times reported the shooting is believed to be gang-related.
 

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Rapper Kanye West has dropped out of the 2022 Coachella music festival.

Kanye is the second bold name rapper to lose a Coachella spot to cancel culture.

Rapper Travis Scott was pulled as a headliner after 10 fans died and hundreds more were injured at his Astroworld music festival in Houston, Texas in November.

Sources connected to Kanye, also known as Ye, tell TMZ he didn't give a reason for pulling out of the 2-weekend-long event in Indio, CA -- which starts next weekend.

Travis Scott was supposed to join Ye onstage - as his special guest - but that is now out of the question, according to TMZ.

Coachella organizers were not averse to Travis joining Ye onstage, but Travis is still canceled as far as Coachella is concerned. Not even a petition signed by thousands of fans can save Travis.

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Ye, pictured with rapper Future, fell out of favor with Hollywood's elites after his unhinged social media posts attacking ex-wife Kim Kardashian and her current boyfriend, Pete Davidson. He also lashed out at TV host Trevor Noah and blogger Perez Hilton.

Hollywood insiders whisper that Ye's social media manager, Jason Lee, allegedly wrote those posts.

TMZ broke the story, Ye's racist attack on Noah got him suspended from Instagram for 24 hours last month - and he hasn't posted on Instagram since.

Ye's cancellation leaves Coachella with headliners Billie Eilish, Harry Styles and Swedish House Mafia - all white artists.

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Bill Maher seemed to take Chris Rock's side after Will Smith slapped the comedian during the 2022 Oscar Awards.

Smith resigned from the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences (AMPAS) on Friday, nearly a week after The Slap.

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It was theorized that Smith was defending his wife, Jada Pinkett Smith's honor after Rock cracked a joke about Jada's hair loss.

Jada Pinkett Smith previously announced she was diagnosed with alopecia, an autoimmune disorder characterized by shiny bald spots on the scalp.

In his monologue on "Real Time With Bill Maher", the comedian called Smith a "d*ck."

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"I'm not here to humiliate Will Smith. He gets enough of that at home," Maher joked.

Many believe that Jada psychologically manipulated Will Smith over the years, and that he finally snapped.

Maher noted that alopecia is not a deadly illness - and certainly not worth manipulating a man to ruin his own career.

"If you are so lucky in life as to have that be your medical problem, just say 'Thank God,'" Maher told Jada.

"It's not life-threatening. It's part of – for most people, 80% of men, 50% of women – it's part of aging. Aging is, trust me, I know, it's the degradation of the flesh. It happens to all of us. And you know, just put on a f**king wig like everybody else at the Oscars if it bothers you so much."
 

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Law professor and author Ralph Richard Banks wrote a controversial editorial for the NY Post titled "Why more black women should consider marrying white men."

Banks shared examples of successful Black and brown women who are in long-term marriages with white men. He seemed to suggest these women are successful, in part, because they are married to white men.

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Banks lists statistics that show Black men are less likely than Black women to graduate high school and 50 percent less likely to hold a college degree.

He also notes that Black women are the least likely of any minority group to marry outside of their race, quoting data from the Pew Research Center.

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Banks upholds Vice President Kamala Harris (who is actually Indian) as an example of a successful Black woman in an interracial marriage. Harris and Douglas Emhoff, who is white, were married in 2014.

Banks compared Harris to Supreme Court nominee Ketanji Brown Jackson, who is married to Dr. Patrick Jackson.

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Banks says Harris and Jackson (pictured with husband Patrick Jackson and daughter Leila) will be the most powerful women in America if Brown is confirmed to the Supreme Court and Harris becomes president of the United States.

"Rather than partner with men of other races, many heterosexual black women either don't marry or marry black men with whom they are not especially well matched," Banks writes.

According to Pew Research Center, 12 percent of black women were in an interracial marriage in 2017 compared to just 3% in 1980. The statistic is even higher in 2022.

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Actress Jodie Turner-Smith who is married to "The Affair" star Joshua Jackson, has faced backlash on social media for some of her tweets about marrying outside of her race.

According to Banks, "Black women should not be held hostage to the struggles of black men."

He writes that Black women should not have to "marry down," they should "marry out".

Banks, co-founder & faculty director of the Stanford Center for Racial Justice, argues that successful Black women are at the forefront of national media coverage while "there has been little discussion in the media or culture" about their white partners.

He hopes that prominent Black and brown women like Harris or Jackson will help to increase social acceptance of interracial unions.

"If so, then Black women will be able to enjoy the relationship freedom they deserve," he wrote.

Ralph Richard Banks is also the Jackson Eli Reynolds Professor of Law at Stanford Law School.

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A suspect has been charged in the murder of LaKevia Jackson, the mother of rapper Young Thug's 14-year-old son.

Jackson, 31, was ambushed and shot to death outside a bowling alley in southwest Atlanta on March 17.

Investigators tell CBS46, that Jackson was attending a birthday celebration at Metro Fun Center when she got into a verbal dispute with a man over a bowling ball.

Police arrested Joshua Fleetwood, 25, on Thursday, March 31, on outstanding felony warrants for murder, possession of a firearm during the commission of a felony, and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon.

Fleetwood is being held without bond at Fulton County Jail in Atlanta.

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"We are happy that Mr. Fleetwood is in our custody," Atlanta Police Department's homicide Commander Lt. Ralph Woolfolk told FOX 5 Atlanta. "This was simply an escalated dispute, as depicted on video."

Officer Woolfolk said ballistic evidence and surveillance footage helped investigators tie Fleetwood to the crime scene.

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Woolfolk, a 34-year-old Atlanta native and former child star, played Dee-Dee on Nickelodeon's comedy series "My Brother and Me."

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The 2022 Grammy Awards opened with the host and presenters taking jabs at canceled actor Will Smith.

Will Smith jokes were on everyone's lips at the Grammys a week after the disgraced actor slapped Oscar Awards presenter Chris Rock onstage.

The Grammys opened on Sunday with host Trevor Noah taking a jab at Smith. "We're going to be keeping people's names out of our mouths," he said in reference to Smith yelling at Rock to keep Jada Pinkett Smith's name out of his mouth.

Before introducing presenter Nate Bargazte, actor LeVar Burton reminded the audience that Bargazte is a comedian.

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"I want to warn you all that our next presenter is a comedian. If you know what I mean," he said. "So I need to caution everybody: Remain in your seats and keep your hands to yourself. Alright?"

Then Bargatze walked out onstage wearing a black helmet.

"They said comedians have to wear these now at award shows during their joke parts," Bargazte said. "It doesn't even cover your face, I think it just focuses where you would hit me."

Smith resigned in disgrace from the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences (AMPAS) on Friday, saying that he "betrayed the trust of the Academy," in a statement to Fox News Digital.

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"I have directly responded to the Academy’s disciplinary hearing notice, and I will fully accept any and all consequences for my conduct," Smith said. "My actions at the 94th Academy Awards presentation were shocking, painful, and inexcusable. The list of those I have hurt is long and includes Chris, his family, many of my dear friends and loved ones, all those in attendance, and global audiences at home. I betrayed the trust of the Academy."

Smith's resignation came days after AMPAS announced a hearing on April 18 to take disciplinary action against the "King Richard" star.

Among the options on the table are revoking Smith's membership from the Academy (which Smith did himself) and asking him to return his coveted statuette, aka the "death penalty."

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Actor Denzel Washington appeared as a guest on Bishop T.D. Jakes' Master Class.

Washington told Jakes that he prayed with Smith after The Slap, and he believes prayer is the "solution" to Smith's mental breakdown.

"There but for the grace of God go any of us," Washington said. "Who are we to condemn? I don't know the ins and outs of the situation, but I know the only solution was prayer."
 

 
The fallout continues for Smith, as Netflix and Sony announced his projects have been put on hold.

Smith's Netflix film Fast and Loose was "quietly moved to the back burner" according to The Hollywood Reporter. And Sony paused production of Bad Boys For Life (a.k.a. Bad Boys 4) indefinitely.

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Rumor has it that Smith was experiencing a "manic" episode when he hauled off and slapped Rock during the Oscar Awards on March 27.

Insiders whisper that no one wants to work with Smith due to fears he might be triggered and slap someone on the set.

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Kevin Samuels read young Willow Smith's letter to the late Tupac Shakur that recently surfaced online.

Tupac Shakur died from gunshot wounds in Las Vegas on September 13, 1996 — 4 years before Willow was born.

MTO News unearthed a letter Willow wrote to Tupac Shakur when she was just 11 years old.

In the letter, Willow begged 2Pac to come back to life so she and her mom, Jada Pinkett Smith, could be happy.

Samuels read Willow's letter aloud — but not before passing judgment on Will and Jada as parents.

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"You could become one of the biggest stars in Hollywood, squeaky clean image, women love you around the world — and this is what's going on in your house? Your wife is in love with a dead man," Samuels said in a video posted on his YouTube channel.

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Samuels then read Willow's mournful letter to the deceased rap icon:

"I know you are alive someplace. I think that my mommy really misses you. Can you please come back? Can you come back so me and my mommy can be happy? I wish you were here. I really do."

"Why is Will Smith's daughter writing a letter to Tupac?" Samuels asked. "What is being said in that house to get this little girl - not writing Santa Claus, not writing the Easter Bunny, writing Tupac?

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Rumor has it that Jada and Tupac had a torrid, but brief, love affair. Jada previously denied the rumors.
 

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Tiffany Haddish is off the market. The 'Girls Trip' actress is dating a 23-year-old aspiring rapper who calls himself Stallionaires Pooch. Tiffany caused a media frenzy as she was seen exiting the Laugh Factory with Pooch.

According to BACKGRID.com, the 42-year-old comedic actress confirmed she was on a date with the unknown rapper.

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Tiffany Haddish and Stallionaires Pooch were also spotted arriving at Craig's in West Hollywood with a huge bodyguard by their side to keep the paparazzi at bay.

Stallionaires is just the latest in a string of boyfriends who strolled through Tiffany's revolving door.

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According to MTO News, Pooch is a Los Angeles native who starred in the Zeus TV reality series "One Mo Chance."

Pooch was Tiffany's date at the Oscar Awards on March 27.

She broke up with rapper Common in November 2021 after dating for a year. Common blamed his busy schedule for the failed relationship.

Tiffany was reportedly upset about Common's statement. "I was disappointed,” she said on Fox Soul's "Hollywood Unlocked Uncensored with Jason Lee."

"I was very disappointed. I was like, 'Oh, OK. 'Cause that's not what you told me, but OK.'"

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The homeowners of a contemporary mansion in Sherman Oaks, California are suing Todrick Hall for $60,000 in back rent.

When Hall rented the $6 million 5-bedroom, 8 bath mansion last year, he agreed to pay $30,000 a month.

According to the lawsuit filed by Avi and Orna Lavian, Hall missed payments for February and March and was served with a pay up or get out notice on March 3. The lawsuit was filed on March 29.

The 36-year-old YouTube and Broadway star previously showed off his dream home in a YouTube video last year.

"I have been wanting to buy a home for a very long time and this is a dream come true," he said in the video. "I saw over 50 homes and decided to get this one. When I saw this one, I fell in love."

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He then took fans on a tour of the mansion, including his master bedroom with a custom built Louis Vuitton bed.

Oddly, he posted a link to his registry and asked his fans to buy him housewarming gifts.

The home was the site of numerous TikTok videos and music videos.

Hall often raved about the house during his time on Celebrity Big Brother season 3, which aired in February.

He canceled his exit press interviews after he came in second place and received backlash from his fellow castmates.

"I haven't avoided press because I'm afraid to comment on my experience on Big Brother, but more to protect myself and my mental health to make sure I could actually get my show on stage and fulfill my obligations to my fans and my PAID employees," he wrote on Instagram.

"I have no desire to prove myself to people who were never rooting for me to begin with, but I do want to say to my fans that I will be commenting on my experience once the show is open, because I feel you deserve it. Thanks to everyone who watched and supported me in the bb house. It was the most difficult thing I've ever done, but I'm glad I did it."