Zsa Zsa Gabor must pay $57,500 for breaking a contract to indulge someone's fantasy of dining with the actress.
The 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in New Orleans ordered Gabor on Wednesday to pay the money - actual expenses plus interest - to Hollywood Fantasy Corp., for her cancellation of a 1991 contract two weeks before the "fantasy vacation" was to start.Two people had sent in $7,500 to spend a week being videotaped with and dining with Gabor in San Antonio.
Leonard Saffir, who set it all up, contended that Gabor's cancellation forced his company out of business and cost him $3 million in damages. The court found his claim largely speculative but said his out-of-pocket expenses totaled $57,500.
The actress had said she broke the contract partly because of a significant acting opportunity - a 14-second cameo during the credits of "Naked Gun 2 1/2," but the court said that wasn't a good enough reason.
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