facebook
twitter
rss
account
search
search
 

'Blade' star battles DNA test, foreclosure

April 13, 2005 at 2:38 PM   |   Comments

ORLANDO, Fla., April 13 (UPI) -- Actor Wesley Snipes is struggling to stop the foreclosure of his Florida property and a DNA test demanded by an Indiana woman.

Snipes owes more than $23,000 in back taxes, interest and fines on a 4,000-foot Orlando-area residence, Orange County officials say.

The property was set to be auctioned Tuesday but that was delayed until June, "Celebrity Justice" said Wednesday. In 2003 Snipes lost another property to a foreclosure.

Meanwhile, Lanise Pettis' two-year-old paternity suit, filed in New York against the "Blade" star, has resulted in a court-ordered DNA test. His failure to appear for the test has led to a New York arrest warrant, Snipes' lawyer said.

The actor has filed a suit of his own to get out of the DNA test, the lawyer said.

© 2005 United Press International, Inc. All Rights Reserved. Any reproduction, republication, redistribution and/or modification of any UPI content is expressly prohibited without UPI's prior written consent.
Most Popular
1
Kat Von D's tattoo shop, High Voltage, damaged in fire Kat Von D's tattoo shop, High Voltage, damaged in fire
2
Shania Twain announces new album and tour Shania Twain announces new album and tour
3
Pippa Middleton shares diet and exercise tips Pippa Middleton shares diet and exercise tips
4
James Franco shares cryptic photo with a bloody Megan Fox James Franco shares cryptic photo with a bloody Megan Fox
5
Betty White educates seniors about redeeming unwanted life insurance Betty White educates seniors about redeeming unwanted life insurance
Trending News
Around the Web
x
Feedback