Mischa Barton’s Beverly Hills Home in ForeclosureBy: Pam Wright - August 6, 2014
Mischa Barton seems to be in a bad place.
According to People magazine, the actress has not paid a mortgage payment in nearly five months and owes her lender upwards of $100,000.
The lender has allegedly placed the $8 million property in foreclosure, and unless The O.C. actress arranges an agreement with her lender or makes her payments soon, she will likely lose her eight-bedroom Beverly Hills home.
Barton purchased the property in 2005 and took out a $4.2 million loan in 2009.
The house includes eight bedrooms, 11 baths and three guesthouses on 1.2 acres, and is now listed for $8.7 million.
Photos of Barton’s home can be seen here.
This is just another setback for the beleaguered actress. Her career has floundered over the past few years, thanks in part to several highly publicized personal struggles. She was arrested for DUI in December 2007 and hospitalized 18 months later on a psychiatric hold.
“It was terrifying,” she told the magazine. “Straight out of Girl, Interrupted. Story of my life.”
Barton seemed hopeful for a comeback with several recent acting gigs, including roles in Throwdown and Hope Lost.
“I’ve learned a lot,” said Barton. “I’m stronger now, and I’m excited for what’s ahead.”
Barton’s rep has yet to respond.
Image via Mischa Barton, Instagram