Mannequin Simona Andrejic injured on billionaire Chinh Chu’s backyard zip line


Billionaire Chinh Chu is going through a multimillion-dollar lawsuit after a 25-year-old mannequin was injured throughout a zipper line crash at his property.

Chu — the 53-year-old former Blackstone managing director who now runs funding agency CC Capital — invited a gaggle of younger fashions, amongst different associates, on July 17 to his Westchester house, which boasts a storage full of supercars.

Serbia-born mannequin Simona Andrejićc took a trip on Chu’s backyard zip line, and smashed right into a tree at excessive velocity. She managed to cling to a wood platform 50 toes up within the air. Andrejic was caught there in agonizing ache for 2 hours till emergency providers rescued her, in keeping with a witness. She suffered a number of pelvic fractures and wanted stitches in her arm. She was taken to a neighborhood hospital earlier than being helicoptered to Yale New Haven Hospital.

The zip line on Chu's property where the accident occurred
The zip line on Chu’s property the place the accident occurred

Separated from the mom of his two children and now courting a Russian former mannequin, Chu initially instructed Andrejićc that he’d care for issues. He put her up in a five-star resort and gave her use of his Rolls-Royce to take her to his docs, in keeping with a number of sources.

However Chu has thus far solely supplied Andrejic a settlement of some thousand {dollars} a month for a 12 months, which friends say is “pocket change for Chu.” When she didn’t settle for his supply, an aide for Chu threatened to chop off the funds for her medical care and resort, in keeping with a supply. She has since voluntarily moved out.

Chu hung up once we known as his cellphone. His legal professional, John Altorelli, didn’t return calls, and his publicist declined to remark.

Brunette magnificence Andrejic — who has graced the runway for Calvin Klein, Gucci, Dolce & Gabbana and Dior — is in a wheelchair and can’t stroll, so she will be able to’t return to her NYC walk-up. She declined to speak to Web page Six for this story.

She’s employed energy legal professional Salvatore Strazzullo, who mentioned, “Simona has devastating accidents. She can’t work and is in substantial ache. She must be pretty compensated inside the regulation.”