Meester files lawsuit against her mother

The actress sends Constance Meester $7,500 (£4,700) every month to look after younger sibling Lex, who suffers from severe medical issues.

But according to a lawsuit obtained by, Leighton claims her mum used the money for cosmetic surgery, Botox injections and hair extensions.

Constance is also accused of trying to wring more money from the 25 year old by declaring they had an oral contract which required Leighton to pay her $10,000 (£6,250) every month for life.

Leighton is asking a judge to declare that no such agreement exists.