A 73-year-old Italian theater director, Antonio Calenda, has accused a hot 27-year-old dancer, Natasha Diamond Walker (pictured), of being a gold digger and hoodwinking him into buying her a $775,000 Upper West Side condo–and then kicking him to the curb.
The New York Daily News reports that Calenda alleges that Diamond-Walker pretended to have affection for him and tricked him into buying her the luxury condo.
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“She manipulated our client and took advantage of him to finance her purchase of a luxury Manhattan apartment,” said Calenda’s lawyer, Marc Fitapelli. “She never had any intentions to repay our client and she abruptly severed their relationship as soon as she got what she wanted.”
The pair met last met last February when in Italy when they worked on “Cercando Picasso (Looking for Picasso),” according to colleagues. From there began a ten-month romance that reportedly included Calenda showing her with expensive gifts.
The New York Post has a breakdown of how the Calenda gave Diamond-Walker the funds to buy the condo.