March 23, 2024

WACO, Texas (KWTX) – Rock star and conservative political activist Ted Nugent and his wife are suing a Waco custom homebuilder, claiming he failed to build their $1.5 million home in China Spring in a manner to safeguard them from toxic mold that threatened their lives at their former home in Michigan.

Nugent, known as the “Motor City Madman” for his frenetic guitar playing, and Shemane Nugent are seeking unspecified damages in their lawsuit against Stephen A. Sorrells and Sorrells & Co. LLC.

The suit, filed Friday in Waco’s 74th State District Court, alleges negligence, violations of the Texas Deceptive Trade Practices – Consumer Protection Act, fraud and fraudulent inducement.

Earlier this year, the Nugents released “Killer House,” a documentary that tells the story about how their dream home in Michigan, once featured in the popular show “MTV Cribs,” almost killed Shemane by exposing her to toxic mold.

Sorrells, who recently opened 25N Coworking in the former Bank of America building on Austin Avenue, declined comment on the lawsuit Tuesday. ”I’m just going to let the attorneys handle this one,” Sorrells said.

Sorrells’ attorney, Jason Spivey, of Dallas, did not return phone messages Tuesday.

Ted Nugent said in a statement to KWTX, “we are extremely let down that Texans would lie, cheat and scam their fellow Texans, break their word and build an inferior, unhealthy, dangerous home.”

Waco attorney David Tekell, who represents the Nugents, also…

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