George Soros sued by ex for UES apartment ‘snub’
The octogenarian billionaire George Soros has been sued for $10 million by a former Brazilian soap star who said he reneged on promises to give her a pricey apartment on the Upper East Side.
Adriana Ferreyr, 28, said Soros had twice during the five years they dated promised to buy her apartments, but never followed through, according to her complaint filed Wednesday in New York State Supreme Court.
Ferreyr, now studying economics at Columbia University, said she and Soros, who turns 81 Friday and who is worth $14.5 billion, had been dating for more than three years when he promised to buy her an apartment worth nearly $2 million near his home. The pair broke up two months later and soon reconciled, but Soros told her as they lay in bed that he had given the apartment to a new girlfriend, the lawsuit said.
William Zabel, a lawyer for Soros, called the lawsuit frivolous and without merit. reuters