Chip and Joanna Gaines Just Got Hit With a $1 Million Lawsuit

The Fixer Upper stars are facing a legal battle over a simple metal gate.


HGTV's home improvement power couple, , have been over the property around their well-known in Waco, Texas.

Apparently, there is an alley next to Magnolia Market that does not belong to the Fixer Upper stars. The previous owner of the alley had a lease agreement with the couple, which allowed Magnolia Market customers to park on the property for free.

Things took a turn when that owner sold the land to Daron Farmer, managing member of Head Properties. Farmer , according to the Waco Tribune.

Unable to reach a compromise over the space, Chip put up a metal gate — which Farmer alleges partially restricts access to his land, thereby illegally obstructing his private property. The couple's lawyer claims Chip and Joanna erected the gate to protect their business, so that Magnolia Market customers don't mistakenly think they're charging a parking fee.

Farmer now seeks between $200,000 and $1 million in damages from the gate, and is demanding that it be removed. Here's to hoping they can get this situation figured out soon — or else it will forever go down in history as .

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