In 2004, a feud between the late Casey Johnson and Playboy Playmate Nicole Lenz reportedly took a violent flip when Bijou Phillips bought concerned. In response to Web page Six (through SFGATE), Johnson and Lenz had been as soon as associates and roomies. They’d a falling out as a result of Johnson reportedly determined that Lenz made a poor housemate. She additionally apparently suspected that the mannequin had stolen a few of her possessions. So, when the 2 ladies bumped into one another at a Los Angeles membership, their shared animosity allegedly manifested bodily. Whereas they had been reportedly throwing arms, Phillips, who was associates with Johnson, determined to get entangled. “Bijou rotated and b***h-slapped Nicole Lenz they usually began brawling and screaming. Safety was referred to as to interrupt the 2 up and Nicole Lenz was kicked out,” a witness claimed.
Quickly afterward, Lenz filed a $1 million lawsuit in opposition to Phillips and Johnson, who was the heiress to the Johnson & Johnson fortune. It included extra particulars in regards to the altercation, such because the declare that Phillips dragged Lenz by the hair. Authorized filings obtained by Web page Six (through The Corsair) stated that “Associates” star Matthew Perry broke up the brawl. The subsequent day, Phillips purportedly noticed Lenz at an occasion and verbally attacked her. “Phillips proceeded to yell obscenities at her and loudly referred to as plaintiff a whore, a prostitute, a thief, and different derogatory phrases,” the lawsuit learn. Six months after Lenz filed her lawsuit, she and Phillips reached a confidential settlement.