Queen Afua Helen Robinson fighting eviction from her Brooklyn home

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The “wellness queen” of “Red Table Talk” is locked in a bitter and dramatic battle to save her home.

Bestselling author Queen Afua Helen Robinson — who has done holistic healing for stars including FKA Twigs, Lauren London and the Facebook show’s host, Jada Pinkett Smith — claims that a landlord tricked her elderly mother into signing over the deeds to the Brooklyn home. The landlord denies the claims.

Now the landlord is allegedly trying to evict them — but Robinson is winning a court battle to get the deeds back, and the local community is holding a 24/7 vigil at the house to prevent the landlord from getting in.

According to hyperlocal news site Patch, Robinson — whose grandfather bought the Crown Heights home in 1951 — claims that in 2015 landlord Menachem Gurevitch told her 98-year-old mom, Ida, that he would help her refinance the property.

The site says that, according to court papers, Gurevitch and a lawyer instead tricked her into giving him the deeds.

She claims that Gurevitch has been charging them rent, and that in 2020 he started to try and evict them for non-payment.

But Gurevitch claims that Ida actually sold the home to him for $800,000.

A spokesperson for Gurevitch told Patch, “It’s disheartening that the respondents who sold the property for over $800,000 have ignored every judgment and court order for years are now being permitted to occupy a premises where they have lived rent free for six years.” The Robinsons deny that they were paid for the building.

Robinson now claims that in mid-February her daughter, Sherease Torain, came home find that landlords had changed her locks, and Robinson tells Page Six that “goons” starting packing her belonging into bags.

“We can’t find things because they took everything and put it in black garbage bags and put them against the wall so we are still looking for stuff,” she told us, “We are still looking for personal items that we have not seen.”

“This has caused a good amount of emotional trauma and violence,” she said of the incident, “I am still in shock.”

A court has ruled that the family can’t be evicted from the home until their court battle to get the deed back has concluded.

Meanwhile, community members have been gathering at the home and keeping watch 24/7 to prevent the landlords trying to get in, Patch reports.

Apparently the “stoop watch” has become something of a community hub, and people have been giving lessons on tenants’ rights and even hosting crochet lessons, according to Indypendent.org.

Robinson has written several books about holistic medicine and has her own line of dietary supplements.

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