Actor “A Christmas Story” Yano Anaya He’s no longer welcome in the iconic house from the movie… the homeowner made it even more explicit in this video of his expletive-filled tirade.
Yano, who played Grover Dill in the 1983 movie, was taking pictures with fans on the front steps of his Cleveland-area home on November 15 when suddenly…owner, Brian JonesHe comes out of nowhere and starts yelling at him to get off his belongings and not come back.
In the video, obtained by TMZ, Brian and Yano come face to face… with a homeowner who accuses the actor of being a fraud, a loser, and a “piece of s**t” and claims that Yano has ruined him in some way.
As we first reported… The movie’s iconic house recently hit the market and Yano told us he and the other ‘Christmas Story’ cast members are interested in getting the money together for Buy the famous property.
Yano Business Partner Emmanuel Suba He tells us they have no idea why the homeowner is so upset. He claims the representative spoke to Brian on the phone the day before the accident and says they had a great conversation.
They also claimed that Brian had told them he would be willing to sell the house to their group, and they were caught off guard by Brian’s outburst. Yano does not want to comment.
But Brian has a different story, telling us, “I apologize for the way I expressed myself; however, it was a concern that fans were misled into contributing to a GoFundMe campaign that would not result in a home purchase.”
Brian went on to say, “I have no affiliation with any GoFundMe campaign. I am not selling the home through Go Fund Me, so fans should not contribute to this fund under false pretenses, thinking their money is going to buy the home. I enjoy entertaining offers only from qualified buyers.” Through my real estate broker.
For background – there is currently a GoFundMe that started online home buying. Emanuel tells us that a volunteer member of their group has made a GoFundMe, but has never been active and doesn’t understand why that has caused him to be criticized. He claims they already have a list of investors who could have bought the house without him.