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'Clean House NY' Sued: Man Says Show Trashed His Stuff, Broke Promises

By    |   Tuesday, 15 July 2014 01:27 PM

Style Network's "Clean House NY" is being sued by a West Village man who claims the producers and hosts wrecked his house and left him in a financial pinch.

The New York Post reported Monday that Paul McClure, 56, claims in the $300,000 suit that the show's agents took down a wall he had installed for $1,800 after promising not to and said they agreed to put a number of high-value items — including a $2,500 rug, business suits, and overcoats — in storage, but instead threw them away.

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McClure, an actor, said he continually "found himself in a constant struggle with Clean House crew members to save his most cherished possessions."

In the Manhattan Supreme Court filing he also claims that he was left with a $5,000 tax bill for "income" received during the show in the form of furnishings.

The 2011 episode was filmed shortly after McClure's mother had died, and he hoped the show would clean up his apartment so he could get a roommate to help share the rent.

McClure's lawyer Richard Levine said the crews damaged the apartment during the hasty renovation, spilling paint on the floor, staining the sink, and gouging the walls, the New York Daily News reported.

After writing to parent company True Entertainment LLC to complain, he said execs tried to protect themselves by sending back a forged signature on a release form.

When it aired, the episode was promoted as "West Village of Vintage," saying McClure's "Jack-of-all-trades mentality won’t allow him to let go of anything in his cluttered living space."


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