Georgia Contractors Sue Sheree Whitfield For Unpaid Bills
The AJC now reports that Atlanta contractors are suing the reality star for unpaid bills…
We saw the start of the project season four of “Real Housewives of Atlanta” in 2011 before she was cut from the show. On OWN’s “Iyanla Fix My Life” in 2013, life coach Iyanla Vanzant met with Whitfield at the property and used it as a metaphor for her life as being stuck in place.
Whitfield has returned season eight as a recurring guest and the mansion is still not finished. In the first episode last month, Kenya Moore, a fellow “Real Housewives of Atlanta” mocked Sheree’s inability to finish it and noted she herself was working on her own fixer upper down the street, which Whitfield called “mold manor.”
An Atlanta contractor last week sued Sheree for unpaid bills of about $15,450 and asked for $23,000 after late fees and other charges. So I decided today to check out the project.
At least Sheree is now being compensated for her time on “Real Housewives,” though as a recurring character, her salary wouldn’t be nearly as much as if she were a regular. She is also executive producer of a new WE-TV show “Selling it in the ATL” about local real estate agents, which just concluded its first six episode season this past week. A renewal has not been announced.
The lawsuit against Sheree, filed December 17, 2015, in Fulton County Superior Court, comes from Stoploss Specialists, which describes itself as an “emergency response contractor.” The company in the lawsuit said it signed a deal with her on December 17, 2014, exactly one year earlier “to supply equipment, labor and/or materials for the improvement” of the property.
When will Chateau Sheree finally be completed??!?