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    Default Celebrity: Times are getting tough...

    Since the economy has taken a dive, some very big celebrities are realizing their lavish estates just aren't worth as much as they used to be. In fact, now might be the best time in history to buy the extravagant former home of one of your favorite stars. Here are some of the celebrity palaces that have recently been put on the real estate clearance rack:

    * Eddie Murphy's 32-room manor in Englewood, New Jersey, which he calls Bubble Hill, has been on the market for $30 million for five years without a sale, so last month Murphy slashed the price of the property -- which boasts a bowling alley, indoor pool, elevator, full-size racquetball court, theater, and recording studio -- in half, to $15 million. So far, no buyers, though -- maybe because the annual taxes alone total $197,723!

    * If you're in the market for something a little more reasonable, Whitney Houston has also cut the price of her NJ estate, where she married Bobby Brown, in half, from $5.6 million to $2.5 million. For the famous 12,561-square-foot gated property, that's practically a steal!

    * Most recently, blockbuster star Nicolas Cage has found himself in "catastrophic" financial circumstances, which the actor attributes to a shady money manager, whom he is suing. Cage has already sold off his castle in Bavaria, but you can still own his houses -- worth approximately $3.5 million each -- in New Orleans, where they both go up for auction on November 12. Cage is also selling off properties in Las Vegas and Los Angeles.

    Hopefully, these celebrities won't face the same embarrassing fate as some stars did last summer, when a spate of big names like Victoria Gotti, Jose Canseco, and Damon Dash had their residences foreclosed upon by banks.
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    Hey....how's MC Hammer doing lately? He's still the first guy to come to mind when I think of how far a celebrity can fall financially.
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    Quote Originally Posted by LLFHS View Post
    Hey....how's MC Hammer doing lately? He's still the first guy to come to mind when I think of how far a celebrity can fall financially.
    I saw a piece last night on ET about Willie Ames who went from making a million a year to having negative 68 dollars in the bank. He took some lessons from a financial planner and is now very close to being one himself.
    'Old Van Halen, when I was in it-classic Van Halen-makes you wanna drink, dance and screw, right? And the new Van Halen encourages you to drink milk, drive a Nissan and have a relationship.' - David Lee Roth.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Eddymon View Post
    I saw a piece last night on ET about Willie Ames who went from making a million a year to having negative 68 dollars in the bank. He took some lessons from a financial planner and is now very close to being one himself.
    coming soon, to a reality series near you: Willie Aames starring in "Charles Schwab in Charge"

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    Quote Originally Posted by billy007 View Post
    coming soon, to a reality series near you: Willie Aames starring in "Charles Schwab in Charge"
    Just brilliant

 

 

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