Drew Brees Hit with $7 Mil Bombshell … In Jewelry War
9/3/2018 1:00 AM PDT
Think about being instructed the uncommon diamond you offered for $3.75 MILLION is now again in the marketplace for round $7 MILLION … and might be value greater than $10 MIL. How would you react?
Drew Brees might solely shake his head … in accordance with authorized docs obtained by TMZ Sports activities.
It is all a part of the QB’s battle with his previous jeweler, Vahid Moradi — who Brees is suing, claiming he is been ripped off for hundreds of thousands through the years.
One of many items on the middle of the battle is a 4.09 carat blue diamond Drew purchased in 2015 for $8.1 million.
As we beforehand reported, Brees suspected he was swindled by his jeweler so he introduced it to a different appraiser who valued it at a mere $2 million.
Now, in accordance with new authorized docs, we have discovered Drew offered the ring within the spring of 2018 for $3.75 million … a quantity he appeared happy with primarily based on the low appraisal.
However Moradi’s lawyer, Eric George, suspected one thing fishy went down — because the man who appraised the diamond obtained a fee for brokering the deal with the brand new purchaser.
In the course of the deposition, George hit Brees with a bombshell — saying, “Wouldn’t it shock you to know that it is being provided proper now at a wholesaler’s for $6.Eight million?”
Drew’s response in accordance with the transcript — “[Brees shakes head].”
George then instructed Brees if the diamond had been to be offered at a retail retailer like Tiffany, the worth tag can be in extra of $10 million!!!
We reached out to Drew’s lawyer, Andrew Kim, for remark who instructed us the brand new price ticket could not replicate the true worth of the diamond — and would not take away from the very fact Drew feels scammed by Moradi.
“[The wholesaler] is providing it at what he is providing it. The true story is what he is capable of promote the piece for. We’ll be pretty stunned if he will get something near what he is asking for.”
The 2 sides are nonetheless duking it out in courtroom — this one’s getting nasty.