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Hollywood star filming in Ireland reveals transatlantic battle with care facility after mother's death in California

Yvette Nicole Brown with her mother Fran and brother Paris (DC)

A HOLLYWOOD actress who lost her mother while filming the follow-up to blockbuster 2007 Disney movie Enchanted in Ireland has had to battle to keep on her elderly living apartment until she can return to clear her effects.

Yvette Nicole Brown was working on the musical Disenchanted with Amy Adams and Patrick Dempsey in Co Wicklow and Dublin when her mother died on May 29, a week after taking ill unexpectedly.

The film is being shot in Greystones, Enniskerry, Wicklow town and Dublin and the cast are reported to be staying at a five-star Ballsbridge hotel for the duration of the shoot.

Disenchanted will see Giselle (Adams) wish the family's life were the perfect fairytale in a spell that backfires resulting in a rush to save them and her homeland of the Kingdom of Andalasia before the clock strikes midnight.

Greystones has been given a mediaeval makeover for scenes representing the fairytale portion of the film.

On Wednesday Ms Brown, whose film credits include Avengers: Endgame and has had an extensive TV career, shared her troubles on social media site Twitter.

"As you all know, I am in Ireland & unable to come back home until August. My brother & I were just told that my mom's building would not extend grace & allow us to continue to pay for her (apartment) thru Aug. when I'm back & can save him from having to remove her belongings on his own.

"My brother held vigil by my mom's bedside 12 hours a day while she was in the hospital. And held up cell using FaceTime for me for 12 more so I could see her face as we both held vigil when she was dying.

"He has done ENOUGH on his own. I want to be there for my brother."

She then detailed how a person at the facility "refused to discuss the issue with me".

The actress stressed "we were asking to be allowed to PAY her rent for two months to allow me time to get back home. We didn't ask for a handout. We just wanted to continue paying for the apartment for an additional two months."

Ms Brown detailed her attempts to secure the grace period, including a review on the popular site Yelp in the early hours of the morning, writing: "And yes it's 3am in Ireland. I could not sleep for `some' reason."

Her story sparked sympathy and outrage from her 485,500 followers and yesterday she revealed the publicity had resulted in a u-turn after her brother "got a personal call from" the president of California senior apartment village's management company.

The company Western National Property Management also messaged her directly: "Please accept our sincere condolences for the passing of your mother.

"We understand that this is a difficult time for you and your family. We will be reaching out to you personally to rectify this matter."

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