A Columbia co-ed, Masha Markova, 22, (right pic below) wants to know how Lindsay Lohan ended up wearing her US$11,000 blond mink coat.
She thought she had forever lost the prized jacket, a gift from her grandmother, while attending a private birthday party at 1Oak in the Meatpacking District in the early-morning hours of January 26. And Lindsay Lohan was shot wearing the coat on the same day (see pic left below).
Markova recalled seating next to Lindsay Lohan and putting the coat in a common bin with other jackets. It was gone when she prepared to leave 1Oak after an hour, she said.
Two weeks later, Markova flipped through the Feb. 11 edition of OK! Magazine and saw Lindsay photographed on the night of Jan. 26 wearing the very same fur coat. She also surfed the Internet and found several paparazzi photos of Lohan wearing the distinctive blond coat hours after the birthday party they had both attended. Furthermore, celebrity blogs posted pictures of the actress party-hopping that night, wearing a black coat before she arrived at 1Oak.
Her immigration lawyer called Lindsay Lohan's high-powered Hollywood attorney, Blair Berk, threatening litigation. And hours later, she heard from 10ak discreetly,"We're going to bring you something". The coat arrived at Markova's Morningside Heights apartment two days later.
Now Masha Markova wants Lindsay Lohan to own up and is demanding her to pay US$10,000for the unauthorized three-week rental of the coat.
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