01/27/2013 12:21 pm ET Updated Jan 28, 2013

Kristen Bell Sues Hollywood Restaurant For Alleged Breach Of Contract

Kristen Bell is suing Hollywood restaurant and bar L'Scorpion for breach of contract.

The 32-year-old mom-to-be and a few others are reportedly taking legal action amid claims that the owners failed to pay them their portion of its profits. According to court documents obtained by E! News, Bell and the four other plaintiffs in the case filed the lawsuit against Meridian Restaurant group on Jan. 25.

They each invested $20,000 in the tequila bar in July 2005 and were supposed to receive five percent of its profits in return. But according to the lawsuit, the bar generated monthly earnings up to $30,000 since its opening in 2006 and the "House of Lies" star and the other investors didn't receive their fair share of those profits.

Bell is allegedly claiming breach of contract and breach of fiduciary duty.

She is currently expecting her first child --rumored to be a baby boy -- with fiance Dax Shepard this spring.



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