HOLLYWOOD hunk Brad Pitt is being hammered by critics who charge his Make It Right Foundation built shoddy homes in New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina decimated the city in 2005 — and now sources fear $65 million has been mishandled!
After the killer storm leveled the Crescent City, bighearted Brad, 58, assembled a team to rebuild houses for displaced residents in the historic Lower Ninth Ward district.
However, the ambitious project has since been dogged by claims the homes aren’t up to scratch and contain sickeningly high levels of carbon dioxide and toxic mold!
And the foundation’s latest tax returns show its finances are also in disrepair — with less than $250,000 in net assets and $1.9 million in losses!
Unhappy locals in the revamped residences say they have no way to contact the nonprofit because its website is down, the phone number displayed on its Facebook page is disconnected and its offices have been seemingly abandoned.
Ron Austin filed a $20 million class-action lawsuit on behalf of homeowners against the foundation, its insurers and executives — including the “Fight Club” star.
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