This week in celebrity real estate, it's a grab bag of news. Kate Winslet's condo is for sale, Alex Rodriguez listed his built-new mansion in Miami and Olympian Hope Solo picked up a new place near Seattle.
It's easy to second-guess NBC's decision to pursue Ryan Seacrest as a replacement for Matt Lauer in the event that Lauer quits the "Today" show next year. After all, Seacrest is more an entertainer than a newsman (although he was a fill-in host for Larry King and King's choice to succeed him), while "Today" mixes a lot of hard news in with its fluff.
But there's a surprisingly strong argument in Seacrest's favor: He's actually more popular than Lauer, especially in the demographics that matter most to NBC.
This week in celebrity real estate, it was reported that Jim Carrey was able to finally sell his Malibu beach home, actor couple Anna Faris and Chris Pratt’s home hit the market and DJ and music producer Calvin Harris picked up a bachelor pad. Jim Carrey’s Malibu home goes for $13.4 millionThere was nothing funny about Jim Carrey’s attempts to sell his Malibu Colony home.
This week in celebrity real estate, J.P. Morgan Chase paid $950,000 for R. Kelly’s Illinois foreclosed mansion, actor Ryan Phillippe finally sold his Zen-inspired home and Camille Grammer threw her Malibu estate back on the market.Report: R. Kelly loses mansion to foreclosureR&B star R. Kelly’s real estate saga is finally over. J.P. Morgan Chase paid $950,000 for Kelly’s 22,000-square-foot Ill...
This week, Jodie Foster listed her super-private residence and both Billy Joel and Rosie O’Donnell sold South Florida estates. Jodie Foster sells renovated Hollywood Hills homeFor a celebrity known for keeping her private life private, a home can serve as a window into the past.