Owner of 'A Christmas Story' house bans actor from visiting: 'Get the f*** out!'

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By Asiya Ali

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Actor Yano Anaya, who’s best known for his role in the holiday classic A Christmas Story, has been barred from visiting the house where the movie was shot.

In a video obtained by TMZ, the 50-year-old star - who played Grover Dill in the 1983 movie - was seen taking photos with what appears to be a group of fans outside the Cleveland home on November 15.

Suddenly, the owner, reportedly named Brian Jones, yelled at the former child star to leave his property, saying: "Get the f*** out! Leave, now. Get away from my property. Don’t ever come here again. Never, ever again! Leave now!"

"You are such a scammer," the angry owner added. "You’re trying to get people to donate for stuff? What is wrong with you? [Do] you know how much you f***ed me over? You have no f***ing idea! You are such a piece of s***!"

Watch the incident below:

According to the outlet, the Blue Iguana actor and some of his A Christmas Story cast mates were interested in buying the home after it was put up for sale.

Emmanuel Soba - Anayo's business partner - said that the owner's outburst completely shocked them as they had a positive phone conversation with Jones about potentially purchasing the property the day before the incident.

In the video of the verbal altercation, the Better Dead Off actor can be seen attempting to de-escalate the confrontation by telling Jones: "Why don’t you talk to me about it and we can fix it."

However, the footage ended with the owner walking away and shouting: "Why don't you just f*** off?" before repeating, "I'm f***ing serious, why don't you just f*** off?"

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In another part of the clip, the owner spoke to another person and said: "Do you know what this guy’s doing? You have no idea what a scammer and a loser this guy is."

However, he has now apologized for his harsh words to the actor in a statement to TMZ, writing: "I apologize for the way I expressed myself."

"It was out of concern that fans could be misled into contributing to a GoFundMe campaign that will not result in the purchase of the house," he explained.

"I have no association with any GoFundMe campaign. I am not selling the house through Go Fund Me, so fans should not contribute to that fund under false pretenses, thinking their money is going toward buying the house," he continued.

According to The Wrap, the GoFundMe Jones is referring to was created by a volunteer member of Anaya's group to raise money to buy the home, however, that page is inactive.

The owner concluded that he is only looking for "entertaining offers" so that he can sell the landmark house to "qualified buyers through my real estate broker".

Featured image credit: Mark Kanning / Alamy

Owner of 'A Christmas Story' house bans actor from visiting: 'Get the f*** out!'

vt-author-image

By Asiya Ali

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Actor Yano Anaya, who’s best known for his role in the holiday classic A Christmas Story, has been barred from visiting the house where the movie was shot.

In a video obtained by TMZ, the 50-year-old star - who played Grover Dill in the 1983 movie - was seen taking photos with what appears to be a group of fans outside the Cleveland home on November 15.

Suddenly, the owner, reportedly named Brian Jones, yelled at the former child star to leave his property, saying: "Get the f*** out! Leave, now. Get away from my property. Don’t ever come here again. Never, ever again! Leave now!"

"You are such a scammer," the angry owner added. "You’re trying to get people to donate for stuff? What is wrong with you? [Do] you know how much you f***ed me over? You have no f***ing idea! You are such a piece of s***!"

Watch the incident below:

According to the outlet, the Blue Iguana actor and some of his A Christmas Story cast mates were interested in buying the home after it was put up for sale.

Emmanuel Soba - Anayo's business partner - said that the owner's outburst completely shocked them as they had a positive phone conversation with Jones about potentially purchasing the property the day before the incident.

In the video of the verbal altercation, the Better Dead Off actor can be seen attempting to de-escalate the confrontation by telling Jones: "Why don’t you talk to me about it and we can fix it."

However, the footage ended with the owner walking away and shouting: "Why don't you just f*** off?" before repeating, "I'm f***ing serious, why don't you just f*** off?"

wp-image-1263180454 size-full
Credit: Todd Bannor / Alamy

In another part of the clip, the owner spoke to another person and said: "Do you know what this guy’s doing? You have no idea what a scammer and a loser this guy is."

However, he has now apologized for his harsh words to the actor in a statement to TMZ, writing: "I apologize for the way I expressed myself."

"It was out of concern that fans could be misled into contributing to a GoFundMe campaign that will not result in the purchase of the house," he explained.

"I have no association with any GoFundMe campaign. I am not selling the house through Go Fund Me, so fans should not contribute to that fund under false pretenses, thinking their money is going toward buying the house," he continued.

According to The Wrap, the GoFundMe Jones is referring to was created by a volunteer member of Anaya's group to raise money to buy the home, however, that page is inactive.

The owner concluded that he is only looking for "entertaining offers" so that he can sell the landmark house to "qualified buyers through my real estate broker".

Featured image credit: Mark Kanning / Alamy