Friday, November 30, 2012

End of Week Wrap Up

Halle Berry puts a $15,000,000 price tag on her walled and gated Los Angeles residence. It was here, the the driveway where Miz Berry's ex-husband and current beau threw it down macho man style the other day.

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1980s New Wave British rocker chick Siobahn Fahey—co-founding member of both Bananarama and Shakespears Sister and the former wife of Eurythmics co-founder Dave Stewart—dropped nearly two million smackers on a house in the Hollywood Hills so she can spend more time with her two L.A. based sons.

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Former fashion model turned reality t.v. denizen Kelly Bensimon—formerly of The Real Housewives of New York City—finally, after years of unsuccessful efforts, sold her five bedroom cedar shingled house in the East Hampton (NY) for $5,760,000, a lot of money by any standard by a far cry from the twelve million she (reportedly) wanted last summer and the $10,900,000 she (allegedly) wanted in spring 2009.

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Earlier this week some delish scuttlebutt made its way down the celebrity real estate gossip grapevine that, despite recently spending six and some million on a Spanish Colonial mini-mansion in Beverly Hills, Emmy-winning actor Kelsey Grammer wants to move his new family into a swank Holmby Hills mansion he previously shared with his former family. Only thing is, ex-wife Camille Grammer, formerly of The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills, co-owns the home and she's not so keen on the idea, especially since it's on the market she thinks it'll be harder to sell with Kelsey living there.

But that's not even the good part. Newer reports cite court documents that reveal Mister Grammer wants to move into the Holmby Hills house because his cash flow's a bit pinched since his most recent sitcom, Boss, failed to find any Showbiz traction.

Turns out the carrying costs for the Holmby Hills estate come to a whopping $48,130 per month, half of which gets covered by ex-Missus Grammer who—one imagines—isn't so keen on coughing up 25 grand a month to house Mister Grammer, New Missus Grammer and their infant child.

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Elle Decor takes a glossy look-see into the Los Angeles (CA) home of much published, world renown and unapologetically pretentious nice-gay decorator Martyn Lawrence Bullard and, Lowerhd have mercy children, it's just as grand, graphic, glammy, multi-layered, kaleidoscopically colorful, expensive looking and internationally oriented as anyone who watches the flamboyant and whimsically dapper Mister Bullard on Million Dollar Decorator might well expect.

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Bazillionaire tech tycoon and famously voracious real estate buyer Larry Ellison picks up his tenth house on Carbon Beach, the hoitiest of the toitiest stretch of sand in Malibu. No word on how much he paid yet—transaction records have yet to surface on the interweb—but what is known is that he bought the house from super producer Jerry Bruckheimer and that he already owns the homes on either side of his latest acquisition.


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The contemporary home of the late, conservative and sometimes controversial commentator and political pundit Andrew Breitbart—in the affluent Westwood area of Los Angeles, CA—popped up on the market with a $1,995,000 price tag.

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Tinseltown icon Jack Nicholson put a $595,000 asking price on a now vacant, .4(ish) acre residential parcel high in the Hollywood Hills. Mister Nicholson bought the property in 1975 for just $49,000 and in September 2011 the existing residence—which he leased out—was irretrievably damaged by fire.

36 comments:

Anonymous said...

The Berry house certainly does not resemble a $15 million dollar home in the photo link. She seems very unstable to me, and not just recently.

Anonymous said...

hahahaha halle berry is crazy thinking shes gonna get 15 million dollars for a property of that size in the hollywood hills. Oh and also announcing to tmz that you have an offer of 11 million seems like a desperate attempt to find some idiot to come and offer more.i seirously doubt someone offered 11.


as far as camille is concerned, she needs to sit down and shut up. i dont like kelsey grammar but the fact remains that he also pays half of the carrying costs of her gargantuan malibu house that she is currently living in with her boytoy...

l'il gay boy said...

Such a mish-mash...

$15M? -- yeah, right.

A rockin' MCM for a legendary (somewhat) rocker.

...and all of the residents on Further Lane breathe a sigh of relief...

The aging Grammers have both swapped mates for newer models (personally I think Camille got the better deal) -- it's not like either of them is caught out in the rain, living in a cardboard box.

I can just hear Martyn's baritone "souper glamm-glamm" -- perhaps that's how one locates him in one of the rooms -- his sartorial choices make him vanish into the decor.

Ellison can buy whatever he wants, but it's beginning to look like a hobby has gone way past obsession into pathology.

Who would have thought Breibart had such an astonishingly eclectic MCM?

Jack Nicholson is still alive?

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Anonymous said...

Bullard house obnoxiously gay, in my view. Like the bulge in his pants is vulgar. And what is the point of two stools by the coffee table? Are guests going to be told to sit on stools?

Anonymous said...

I didn't know Breitbart had died. I would borrow a comment from Bette Davis re Joan Crawford: "I was always told you should not say anything bad about the dead. So I will just say 'Joan Crawford is dead. GOOD.'

Anonymous said...

I am waiting for the Martyn Bullard line of spanx to hit the market.

Anonymous said...

I am waiting for the Martyn Bullard line of spanx to hit the market.

Madam Pince said...

I don't know if Breitbart's widow is hurting financially or just wants to move out of that house. She's Orson Bean's daughter, so she shouldn't be hurting financially, but I'll bet Andy didn't buy life insurance because of the heart problem that led to his death.

And Halle Berry is delusional, which is why she truly believes she'll get $15 million for her house.

Rick Wrinklebottom said...

$15 million for a house on a busy stretch of North Doheny that she paid less than $6 million for back in 2005, near the height of the "boom"?!? To quote dear, departed Whitney: Halle, gurl, "Crack is Whack!!!"

On a side note, I find it kind of funny that a tabloid magnet Halle lives just a couple of houses down from tabloid magnate Harvey Levin...

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Anonymous said...

Halle Berry is a psycho that set up that poor father of her daughter. She is not mentally well. That house is not a $15 million house either.

I opened a bottle of champagne on the death of the evil Breitbart. I hope he is roasting in hell and I can only hope that Rush, Beck, O'Reilly, Hannity and the rest join him soon. Pure evil.

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Anonymous said...

Just a small correction, that was not Halle's ex-husband, they were never married, the court documents incorrectly stated that. Also, I think they she and her new guy set him up. Did you see how badly he fucked him up? So unbelievably immature..

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Anonymous said...

hey mama,
get a load of this- tamara buying fleur de lys for 78 million pounds or $124,987,200.00
fuckin unreal.... i give up....too many rich people with their heads up their asses- the economy is going over the fiscal cliff and then this. check it out

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2241514/Tamaras-Versailles-A-50-seat-cinema-gilded-ballroom-15-bathrooms--F1-heiresss-78m-palace-sister.html

Anonymous said...

it doesnt say she's buying it... only that she is renting it and may purchase. but i wouldn't be surprised if she does

Anonymous said...

ive been hearing rumors that slavica ecclestone has been eyeing the home of former williams sonoma ceo W. howard lester that happens to be directly across the street from petra ecclestones pile on mapleton. any truth to this mama???

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Anonymous said...

um, tamara didn't buy anything.

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Gypsydog said...

Was just going to report that ninemsn here in Australia is saying Tamara has bought Fleur-de-Lis...someone beat me to it! Is it true Mama?

Anonymous said...

how does bernie afford to pay for all these houses both here and the uk. i gotta guess tha he's shelled out at least 250 million + for the 3 properties in the uk and now another 200 or so in the us. formula f1 racing doesn't make nfl money show someone explain this to me?????

Anonymous said...

supposedly , sisters and ex wife have access to a 3 billion pound trust fund.Bernie doesn't.

Anonymous said...

Mama...I just read in the Daily Mail from UK that Tamara Ecclestone paid FULL price for Susan Sapersteins pile in Holmby Hills!!!

Anonymous said...

She didn't buy it.

Anonymous said...

Re Grammer: I wonder if he voted for Romney who suggested eliminating the mortgage interest tax deduction. Anyhoo it's nice to see that Hollywood types can run out of money from time to time. Too bad it doesn't happen more often.

Anonymous said...

I haven't lived in LA since 1960. But I hear that just ordinary residential streets are clogged with cars at 3pm (in the afternoon). True or not? Is it really that congested?

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Anonymous said...

I seriously doubt either of the Grammer's are going to be impoverished soon. The royalties on Frasier alone could keep them bank..or at least him. She may need to stop being a cougar though and get in the trophy wife role again.

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