sputed sale to Katy Perry Sister Catherine Rose Holzman, 89, died on Friday
From left: Sister Catherine Rose Holzman, Katy Perry. (Credit: Sisters of The Immaculate Heart s documentary, Our Story; Eva Rinaldi)
A nun involved in a legal dispute with Katy Perry over the sale of her convent to the pop star collapsed and died in court Friday.
Sister Catherine Rose Holzman was among a group of nuns that were battling Perry in court over her purchase of a former convent in Los Feliz.
Ahead of the hearing, Holzman spoke to a Fox 11 reporter saying, To Katy Perry, please stop. It’s not doing anyone any good except hurting a lot of people. Holzman collapsed and died later in the courtroom, according to BuzzFeed.
The dispute began three years ago after the Archdiocese of L.A. sold the 8-acre former convent at 3431 Waverly Drive, where Holzman and other nuns lived until 2011, to Katy Perry for $14.5 million. Holzman and another nun, Sister Rita Callanan, disputed the sale, arguing they were already in talks to sell the property to restaurateur Dana Hollister for $44,000.
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