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Mischa Barton sues ex-manager mom, alleging fraud and breach of contract

Mischa Barton sues ex-manager mom, alleging fraud and breach of contract

Mischa Barton is suing her manager-mother, alleging that over the course of "The O.C." star's career Nuala Barton has messed with her daughter's money, property and image. 

A lawsuit filed Tuesday in Los Angeles County Superior Court casts Nuala as "a greedy stage mother posing as a talent manager who, instead of acting in the best interest of her daughter/client, schemed to defraud her unsuspecting victim."

Mischa, now 29, entered into a verbal contract when she was 8, agreeing to pay her mother a management fee equal to 10% of her gross earnings but not more than that, the lawsuit says.

The actress "placed her utmost trust" in her...

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