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Day 117: Get Royally Screwed. Part Deux.

Illustration from Funeral Face

I've arrived back in Paris! My flight was uneventful (which is a good thing) and the wonderful Aurélien was waiting for me at the airport holding a mini American flag that said 'Welcome Home Ella'. Amazing. After our dramatic reunion in front of innocent Charles de Gaulle bystanders, we met up with Phil and had lunch at my favorite brasserie Le Saint Gervais

After a satisfying first lunch back in town, Aurélien had to return to work and I did the dreaded walk up to my flat. I was terrified of what I'd find, or rather what I'd not find, as my summer sublet had been acting extremely shady in our last e-mail exchange. Upon opening the door, I found that Charles who I let stay there for a few days, did the best he could to clean up the total crack den that my sublet left it. All of my light bulbs are gone (so shady), my lamps are broken, my forks and wine glasses are missing, my towel rack is hanging on one hinge, my dove grey carpeting has wine and water stains everywhere, there's crust build-up on my bathroom walls and the worst thing ever...she dug through my things hidden in boxes in the back of my closets and stole my personal items. Special personal items. Eff me gently with a chainsaw.

So there you have it. I was robbed. The crazy sublet of Smithtown robbed me. I don't want to be in my flat alone because I feel absolutely violated. All of my things have been fished through and items were selected to this miscreants liking. Good thing I put my jewelry in a safe at Phil's house but who would have known that a one month sublet would turn into such a nightmare. To make matters worse, my neighbors filled me in their observations (because there were men coming in and out of my flat at all hours of the night) alluding to the fact that my apartment was a bordello. I'm at a point where I can't even make this stuff up. So crazy sublet, please come forward with my things. I know you're reading this...I'm beyond pissed and I want my stuff back. Even if I was staying at Rachel Zoe's house I would never rob her of the things that she worked for (yes, you work for nice things - not steal them), it's just not what you do especially when someone was so kind to you and gave you an amazing welcome to Paris. 

That's just me I guess. Trust that I'll be waiting to hear from you.


13 comments:

  1. That's fucking unbelievable! This Katie chick better come forward! What a loser....

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  2. What did she take, like clothes? Its unbelievable because I sublet someones flat for 4 months and only managed to break a cheap Ikea glass, so how the hell did she manage to wreck so much?? I call drugs.

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  3. She stole handbags and dresses that were in sealed boxes in nooks and crannies behind my sink and in the secret part of my closet. She was obviously looking for things. It's beyond unreal. She also destroyed everything possible...lamps, fixtures, there are leaks in my bathroom because she was leaving the water on. The damage is unreal...

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  4. What a whore. Seriously, not even because of the men supposedly frequenting your digs at her invitation. Just simply appalling behavior! Is that hooker still in France? If so, call the police and put a social hit on her damn head! I am angry for you!

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  5. God. That is so ridiculous. How can people be like that?

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  6. I would smash her. Who does such a creepy thing? I'm so sorry to hear this Ella, after the year you've had...

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  7. This Katie girl sounds awful. What a low class piece of trash...go back to Long Island!

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  8. I know, it's pretty awful and unsettling. You try and so something nice for someone and help out and this is what can happen. Some people just don't have class.

    Thanks for everyone's comments. I particularly enjoyed "EC's" 'What a whore.' Thanks for the laugh!

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  9. I want to punch this chic in the throat, not only is she a sociopath but she's a fucking moron to think she could get away with it. Congratulations Katie on being the biggest dumb fuck I've heard of in quite some time, well done!

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  10. OMG! That is horrifying and SO RUDE! What a gross girl.

    I hope you'll be able to recover some of your things, sweet Ella :-)

    xx Camille @ The Wild Fleur

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  11. Omg Camille! It's been a nightmare but I'm working on getting them back. She stole Dior! I know you could appreciate that...never disrespect the Dior! The fashion gods are going to strike her!

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  12. Are you sure its her though? if she had left the key inside the apartment maybe random squatters came into your place?

    you've probably figured this out by now im just reading through all of your posts!
    love your blog! makes me miss living in paris xo

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  13. She confessed to everything, so yes, I'm sure it's her. : )

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