Daphne Guinness Splish-Splashes Her Way Into a Court Settlement

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20 Sep 2012, New York City, New York State, USA --- Daphne Guinness attends the New York City Ballet Fall Gala Celebrating Legendary Fashion Designer Valentino at Lincoln Center in New York City. © LAN --- Image by © LAN/Corbis Photo: LAN

Back in 2010, Daphne Guinness's downstairs neighbors, Karim and Tina Samii, sued after alleging Guiness's repeatedly overflowing bathtub leaked into their apartment. On one occasion, an extravagantly dressed rubber duck even floated its way into one of their walk-in closets. (Okay, not really.) The Samiis petitioned for damages, $1 million in emotional distress, and even demanded that Guinness be barred from bathing at home. A judge ruled yesterday that Guinness would pay repair costs but not the additional million. No word on whether she's allowed back in the offending bath — presumably it's okay.