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Drunk Texas woman destroys $1M worth of Warhol paintings on first date

/ 05:10 PM December 29, 2017

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A woman in Texas got into a fit of rage and destroyed $1 million (P49.9 million) worth of original paintings by acclaimed painter Andy Warhol after a first date gone wrong.

The Houston Police Department said that 29-year-old Lindy Lou Layman was charged with criminal mischief after she sabotaged the paintings and two sculptures valued at $20,000 each (P998,000) belonging to lawyer Anthony Buzbee, KHOU reported.

According to prosecutors, Buzzbee went out with Layman on Dec. 23 for a night out. Returning to his home with Layman and after a few drinks, he then called an Uber for her after she got too intoxicated.

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Not wanting to leave, Layman ran and hid in his home. He eventually found her and tried to call a second Uber ride. This caused her to lash out and destroy his art collection.

Police later arrested her, but she was granted a $30,000 bond and has faced court. No decision has been released about her case yet as of writing.  Katrina Hallare /ra

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