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Zsa Zsa Gabor's home burglarized; husband estimates loss at $100,000

Prince Zsa Zsa Gabor’s Bel-Air mansion was burglarized early Sunday and several personal items were stolen, authorities said.

Officers from the West Los Angeles police station responded to a call about 10 a.m. regarding a burglary at the home of Gabor and husband, Prince Frederic von Anhalt, in the 1000 block of Bel Air Road, said LAPD spokeswoman Karen Rayner.

“Apparently there was some physical evidence that burglars had entered through the rear window and removed some art pieces and some personal property,” Rayner said.

Von Anhalt said he went downstairs about 3 a.m. Sunday after being awakened by “loud noises” but discovered nothing suspicious besides open doors to the living room and kitchen.

“I went outside to the garden and I didn’t see anybody,” he said. “I thought maybe it was the wind or I left the doors open or something.” But the next morning, he discovered several broken windows and called the police.

Von Anhalt estimates that the thieves stole about $100,000 in camera equipment and artwork, including two German-made statues he and Gabor bought while on their honeymoon in Munich 25 years ago.

“My wife was very upset about the statues. She was crying,” he said. “What can I say, I don’t know if she knew what was going on, but it upset her very much.”

Von Anhalt said the burglary also “totally screwed up” his weekend and caused him to miss several post-Oscars parties. “I’m going shopping right now,” he said Monday. “I’m doing OK. Lots of work, but no fun.”


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Photo: Prince Frederic von Anhalt outside his and Zsa Zsa Gabor's Bel-Air home last month. Credit: Brian van der Brug / Los Angeles Times

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I wonder if the 'prince' had something to do with this? Another publicity stunt?

Caused him to miss several post-Oscar parties? Was he taking Zsa Zsa with him?

Sad that someone would take advantage of a sick woman in her last days. Karma is a b@#$%. It will come back on you.

He probably stole them him self this guy is a total crook!!
Poor Zsa Zsa

You've got be kidding? He's going shopping and was looking forward to going to some Post Oscar parties? Wasn't his mummy of a wife dying only a few weeks ago after getting her leg amputated? Since when does this guy actually believe that he really is a prince as his name states? Unfortunately this "crime" looks staged. If you remember, a few weeks ago I read that the couple was attempting to sell the home for some ridiculous amount and asking the buyer to let them remain in the house free of charge! Amazing! What people won't do for money! Two has been Hollywood nobody's...

I thought they claimed to be broke? And so sorry his weekend was inconvenienced. Had to miss a few parties? Boo frikkin' hoo.


"Von Anhalt said the burglary also “totally screwed up” his weekend and caused him to miss several post-Oscars parties"

He's a douche bag.

the other story in the Times said he confronted the thieves with a baseball bat, what gives?

Sounds a little fishy there "Prince"...just sayin.

I bet the "Prince" checked out the policy limits on his wife's homeowner's insurance shortly before the "burglary" occured.

“I’m going shopping right now,” he said Monday. “I’m doing OK. Lots of work, but no fun.” Does anyone else think that it is funny that people with money consider shopping work?

Burglary or Inside Job to make it look like a burglary? After all we have to take in consideration that in January 2011 the headlines read:

"Zsa Zsa Gabor forced to sell $28-million Bel-Air home to pay medical bills, debt, husband says "

I bet the items were well insured & $100,000 is still a pretty good amount of money when spent wisely.

Gabor and her worthless husband are a joke. Go back to Hungary, there are real People in America with real Problems. They should amputate their FAT MOUTHS

Sounds a little fishy there "Prince"...just sayin.

Who cares

I'm sure the burglary was scheduled for next week.

Big deal!!

someone should keep an eye on von Anhalt. i'm guessing he knows something more than he's saying about this so called burglary.

someone should keep an eye on van Anhalt. i'm guessing he knows more about the so called burglary.

Didn't Von A-halt get kidnapped or robbed about 2 years ago? I thought I remembered him with lacerations 0n the face a couple of years ago.

i feel sorry for zsa zsa, she doesn't deserve the vicious comments some of you make about her. the prince? that's another story.

I don't believe anything he says,I once had a run in with her at Vegas airport,she said I wasn't much of a gentleman,I said "we are even you aren't much of a lady".

If it walks like insurance fraud and talks like insurance fraud . . . guess what . . . it's insurance fraud!

Convenient excuse to have to not show up to all those post-Oscar parties you WEREN'T invited to!

Isn't the "Prinz's" real name Hans Lichtenberg?

Nothing but eurohtrash!

His name is Frederic Prinz von Anhalt not Prince Frederic von Anhalt.

This is just like the same way,Shelly Winters's boy friend,He brain washed her,and took all her wealth,he was a lot younger than,Shelly.Yes ,This man or mouse is robbing Zsa Zsa,So sorry,she is to old to wake up now.

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