A 32-year-old homeless man is suing his parents for neglect, demanding that they sell their tiny share of a Brooklyn house to finance two Domino's Pizza stores, the New York Post reports. The franchises will provide a lifestyle upgrade, he reasoned.
"I feel unloved and abandoned,” he told the Post.
Bernard Anderson Bey conceded that his mother and father legally owe him nothing but said he thought his father "might find pleasure in seeing his children become successful," according to the news outlet.
The Post notes that Bey wrote up the suit, filed in Brooklyn Supreme Court, via a laptop from a homeless shelter. But apparently he hasn't always shown such resourcefulness, according to the New York Daily News.
"I say go get a job," Bey's mother, Vickie Anderson, told the Daily News. "He's never had a job a day in his life."
In the complaint, Bey asserts he was abused and says that his five siblings live on public assistance -- claims that were denied by his parents. One brother told the Daily News the suit was "frivolous."
Bey appears to maintain a Facebook page, in which he notes that he is the CEO of a record label and publishing firm. He took classes in 2009 to become an auto mechanic and graduated from Franklin K. Lane High School, according to the page.
Perhaps unsurprisingly, grown kids have sued their parents in the past. Twentysomethings Steven and Kathryn Miner sought $50,000 from their mother, Kimberly Garrity, for emotional distress. But an Illinois court tossed the suit in 2011, ABC News reported at the time.