Well, the dress has been found ... to be a fake!
The thief who took the gown says he took the dress from Lupita's room at The London after finding the door ajar.
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Legal docs filed on Friday claim Zooey's agent worked out a $1.5 million endorsement deal where the shoe designer would be allowed to use the actress' name and image to market "Zooey shoes & accessories" for 2 years.
Everything was fine until October 13th, when Madden allegedly "breached and repudiated" the agreement and refused to pay.
Regardless, Deschanel is asking for $1.5 million, plus interest and for Steve to pay her legal fees.
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