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Warren Beatty selling Beverly Hills home
Hollywood couple Warren Beatty and Annette Bening are selling their Beverly Hills home for $7 million.
Warren Beatty and Annette Bening are selling their Beverly Hills home for $7 million.
The film director-and-actor and his wife have listed the 10,594 square foot Mediterranean-style mansion, after initially putting it up for rentlast year.
The property includes a library, a gym, maid’s quarters, six family bedrooms and eight bathrooms over two stories.
The Ivy covered home was reportedly built in 1992, the same year Warren and Oscar nominated actress Annette married.
The grounds sprawl over acre and contain a separate guesthouse, a swimming pool with spa, mature trees and expansive lawns.
The home was originally available for rent at $27,500 a month last year, but the price was reduced to $19,995 a month.
The couple already own other property in the Los Angeles area, where they are believed to be living.
Warren has most recently been working on a biopic of businessman and film producer Howard Hughes, but has said little about its progress, telling The Hollywood reporter: “No wine before its time.”
He was also spotted earlier this month congratulating his elder sister Shirley MacLaine when she was presented with the American Film Institute’s Life Achievement Award.
Speaking of her at the event, he described her as: “The perfect girl-next-door, the red-headed tomboy with the wicked smile.”
Kanye West spent £8,000 to travel just 84 miles.
The extravagant rapper hired a private jet and an S-Class Mercedes to get from Doncaster to Birmingham for the latest leg of his UK ‘Watch The Throne’ tour with Jay-Z.
A source told the Daily Mirror newspaper: “He wasn’t too enamoured with Doncaster and wanted to get out of the city and into Birmingham as quickly as possible – and this meant by jet.”
‘Stronger’ singer Kanye then pulled up at Birmingham’s five-star Hyatt hotel, where he splashed an extra £5,500 over the next 13 hours treating new girlfriend Kim Kardashian.
The lovebirds – who have been dating since April – stayed in the £1,100-a-night Presidential suite and in total the hip-hop star rented nine rooms.
Kanye, 35, ordered two dozen white roses and 50 bars of white chocolate for Kim before dropping £1,800 in the bar.
The source added: “He ordered white roses for Kim but is very Particular about how his flowers are displayed. He wanted them fresh and without droop.
“Kanye has a lot of money and isn’t afraid to spend it.That evening he purchased two bottles of tequila, two bottles of Disaronno and two bottles of vodka.
“He was very generous though, and was dishing it out to all his entourage.”
Reality TV star Kim, 31, recently gushed that Kanye was the perfect boyfriend, saying: “It’s very comforting to have someone that knows everything about you, that respects you, understands, has gone through the similar things.”
Drake and Chris Brown have been offered $1 million each to continue their feud in a boxing ring.
The pair and their entourages were involved in a fight at a New York club earlier this month in which several people were injured and Celebrity Boxing promoter Damon Feldman has revealed billionaire Alki David has offered to pay out the huge sums and give another $1 million to charity if they take part in a public fight.
He told the New York Daily News newspaper: “Obviously they have a grudge. It’s just three one-minute rounds. No one will get seriously hurt.”
The singers have been at war over Rihanna, who had a fling with Drake after splitting up with Chris when he assaulted her three years ago.
Unconfirmed reports revealed Chris sent a bottle of champagne to Drake’s table as a peace offering but it was returned with a note reading, “I’m f***ing the love of your life, deal with it.”
The gesture is then thought to have angered Chris and resulted in him confronting Drake, who allegedly threw a punch at his rival, leading to a brawl breaking out.
Meanwhile, Eva Longoria’s former husband Tony Parker is recovering in Paris after having eye surgery to repair the corneal laceration he suffered during the bar brawl.
The basketball player’s hope of representing France in the London 2012 Olympics is now in doubt and he suing the nightclub for $20 million, claiming it should never have let Rihanna’s exes in at the same time.
The San Antonio Spurs star filed the lawsuit against W.i.P. Nightclub On Thursday (22.06.12) in New York State Supreme Court and in the Paperwork he alleges that the club’s security was negligent for allowing the Fight to ever happen.
Jay-Z showered Solange Knowles with birthday surprises in the early hours of Sunday morning (24.06.12).
The ’99 Problems’ hitmaker had been celebrating his headline set at the BBC Radio 1 Hackney Weekend music event backstage on Saturday (23.06.12)with friends and family including Solange, his wife Beyonce knowles, Rihanna and M.I.A. but he made sure his sister-in-law’s special day didn’t go unnoticed as soon as the clock struck midnight.
He presented her with cake and champagne and led a chorus of ‘Happy Birthday’, much to Solange’s shock.
A source told the Daily Mirror newspaper: “It was really sweet. Solange hadn’t even noticed that it had turned 12am when Jay got everybody singing together. She was really touched.”
Earlier in the day, Solange and her sibling Beyonce had enjoyed a relaxing day at the festival before watching Jay-Z take to the stage.
Alongside a picture of herself and her sister with beaming smiles, Solange tweeted: “We. Are. Family.”
The birthday celebrations will have come as light relief following an incident earlier in the evening when Jay-Z’s bodyguards were allegedly involved in a “ruckus” at BBC Radio 1′s Hackney Weekend after someone insulted Beyonce.
The rapper’s entourage reportedly “piled in” on a man after he upset the rapper’s wife backstage at the London music event.
A source said “Someone in the entourage said something to Beyonce to really upset her.
“Jay-Z’s bouncers moved in and there was a massive ruckus. Things Really kicked off as his heavies all piled in on the guy.”
Justin Bieber once kissed a dead fish.
The ‘Boyfriend’ hitmaker – who is dating singer-and-actress Selena Gomez- admits snogging the deceased aquatic animal for a bet was the “worst dare” he’s ever done in his life.
He said: “The worst dare I ever did was kissing a fish. It was dead. It was pretty gross.”
When he is not busy kissing deceased animals, the 18-year-old singer Has found time to tone his muscles in an attempt to improve his physical And mental strength.
He explained: “I’ve started working out more and getting a bit heavier. I’m just staying fit and active, and want to be strong physically and mentally. It’s good for touring. You’ve got to have agility.”
While he has been doing pull-ups and chin-ups, Justin admits he is not yet in peak physical condition and gets “tired easily” when he is working out, but he hopes to rectify that by going out for runs “a lot more” often.
He added to We Love Pop magazine: “I also do pull-ups and chin-ups. I can do about 25 in a row. I do need to run more, I get tired easily.
“My cardio isn’t what it should be.”