It could cost you much less to live like a supermodel in downtown Miami now that cat-walker Joanna Krupa has discounted her condo high above the urban fray.
The former “Real Housewives of Miami” star has made it clear her time in the Magic City was done after Bravo dropped the show for good last year.
So she put the posh condo she owns with her nightclub entrepreneur husband Romain Zago on the 42nd floor of the Four Seasons on Brickell on the market for $2.5 million.
That was in July. Six months later, Krupa celebrated the holidays by lowering the asking price by nearly 20 percent. The crib’s now on sale for $2.1 million.
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Even at that price — it is, after all, just a two-bedroomer — no need to shed a tear for the Polish stunner: Krupa will make a penny as pretty as she is. She bought the condo for $1.4 million in September 2013.
So, what do you get for 1 percenter’s dough?
The views, of course, plus a remodeling job that included marble flooring, digitally controlled blinds and blackouts, LED mood lighting and, the truly nice touch, a water filtration system that fills the Roman bathtub with spring-quality water.
The broker who has the listing didn’t return calls for comment.
WESTON MOM SUES BIEBER
The Weston mother who sued pop star Justin Bieber after he refused to meet her teenage daughter and fans who paid for one-on-one time when he played Miami in July has been awarded $5,298.75 for her trouble.
The default judgment was entered against Bieber in Broward County circuit court where mom Melissa Matthai sued the “Sorry” singer. Matthai, 43, sued days after the Fourth of July concerts at AmericanAirlines Arena alleging breach of contract, negligent misrepresentation and violation of the state’s Unfair and Deceptive Trade Practices Act.
According to the paperwork, Matthai paid $1,856.35 for her and daughter Gabriela, a 15-year-old student at Cypress Bay High School, to see Bieber’s concert. The tickets included floor seats and a meet-and-greet session.
Bieber, however, decided a few weeks before his Miami shows that there’d be no more close encounters with fans, supposedly because of a security breach. The tour company promised refunds but, according to Matthai’s lawyer, they’ve been slow coming.
The judgment was entered by Judge Jane Fishman after she found Bieber in default. Despite the fact he was served the lawsuit in California, according to records, Bieber didn’t even hire a lawyer to represent him and didn’t show up to contest the allegations.
According to records, the award includes the price of the tickets plus $3,240 in legal fees and court costs.
It will likely take years for Matthai to collect, but the award will be piling up interest to the tune of 4.9 percent a year.
Neither Matthai nor Scott Behren, her lawyer, returned calls for comment.
MASCOT SUES TEAM
The former employee who played NHL mascot Stanley C. Panther has sued the Florida Panthers for discrimination.
According to the complaint filed in federal court in Fort Lauderdale, ex-employee Raphael Estevez claims he was illegally fired by the National Hockey League club when he returned from a medical leave for depression.
What’s more, Estevez claims, the Sunrise-based team owes him 1,400 hours of unpaid overtime.
“I got no comment,” Estevez said when reached at his new job as director of activities at the Orlando golf club Harmony Golf Preserve.
In his lawsuit filed last week, Estevez explains how he was fired in April after seven years with the organization, including the past four as a full-time employee.
Estevez says he started out with the Panther Patrol, a group of cheerleaders whose job is to “boost the energy level of the crowd.” He was promoted to playing the red jersey-clad Stanley in 2012.
In the lawsuit, however, Estevez says he was asked to make numerous private, off-the-ice appearances for which he has not been paid yet. He says the hockey club owes him at least 1,400 overtime hours, the lawsuit reads, since the appearances were after hours.
Then in March, Estevez says, he was admitted to a Hollywood hospital and diagnosed with severe depression.
He claims team officials wrongly accused him of taking season ticket holders’ money for private appearances.
A Panthers spokesman didn’t return calls for comment. Records show the club has not yet been served with the complaint.