London (ANI): TV chef Gordon Ramsay has been slapped with a lawsuit
over an allegedly unpaid wine bill. The Hell"s Kitchen star was
forced to shut shop and file for bankruptcy in 2009 because of the
economic downturn. Despite staying aboard by pumping 5 million
pounds of his own to pay debt collectors, his business empire has
crashed because of a series of bills and legal issues.
And now, he"s facing a lawsuit from a U.S. wine merchant,
Wineberry America LLC, for failing to settle a 27,267-pound bill
for a shipment of booze delivery to his New York restaurant, The
London NYC. The suit names Ramsay, The London NYC and his equity
backers the Blackstone Group as defendants.