When actress Anne Hathaway, of Princess Diaries and Devil Wears Prada fame, split with her Italian scamster boyfriend Raffaello Follieri, she had to leave Follieri's decadent NYC apartment behind. And what an apartment it was, a 7,750-square-foot duplex in Fifth Avenue's Olympic Tower, a building developed by Greek shipping magnate Aristotle Onassis. The sprawling condo offers views of Central Park, the Empire State Building, and St. Patrick's Cathedral through floor-to-ceiling glass, a 41-foot living room with polished marble flooring, and five bedrooms. Fittingly—as Follieri plead guilty to money laundering, wire fraud, and conspiracy—the apartment was allegedly occupied by '80s-era man of mystery Adnan Khashoggi, who wound up implicated in the Iran-Contra scandal, among others. Today, the seemingly controversy-inducing pad is available to rent for an astounding $65,000 per month.
? According to the real estate rumor mill, this lush, ivy-covered house in West Hollywood was the L.A. home of latin pop star Marc Anthony following his breakup with J.Lo. According to a listing website, the house is up for rent for $23,800 per month, which seems to indicate that Anthony has moved on, just in time for a celeb-happy tenant to move on in. The 10,000-square-foot residence features five bedrooms and a particularly stunning swimming pool with three-bed poolhouse, all ringed by greenery.
? After Will Smith wrapped the Men in Black III shoot in NYC this summer, his $65,000 per month fourth-floor rental on coveted Bond Street went up for sale for $19.5M. Not to worry, extremely rich—but non-committal—fans of the Fresh Prince still have a chance to get jiggy with it in an identical unit on the fifth floor, currently renting for $55,000 per month. The five-bedroom spread has two private terraces, floor-to-ceiling windows, four wood-burning fireplaces, and a custom-built dressing room.
? Scottsdale, Ariz. isn't exactly a hot bed for celebrity, at least not compared to NY and LA, but that hasn't kept child star turned auto racer Frankie Muniz from hanging on to this palatial Tuscan/Southwest manor. Instead of selling, Muniz is looking to rent the five-bedroom spread for $7,250 per month. While the interior is, um, kind of a mess, the pool is certainly a welcome addition to any Arizona home and the media room is the perfect place to curl up and watch some Malcolm in the Middle reruns.
? Okay, we'll be the first to admit that Paul McCartney's ex-wife Heather Mills doesn't really qualify as a celebrity, but any Beatles connection is better than none right? Mills, who may have hit a rough patch financially of late, is putting her country home in East Sussex, England up for lease. For $12,800 per month, the renter will get the usual English country package with eight bedrooms and six baths. What is most unusual about this property is Mills's odd taste in bathrooms. One features a giant, partion-less shower, while the other is a bathtub separated from the hallway by a curtain. Strange, strange indeed.
· 641 Fifth Avenue [Stribling]
· Jennifer Lopez Buys Big Beach House in the Hamptons [The Real Estalker]
· 1120 Villa [Coldwell Banker]
· Will Smith's 25 Bond Pad On Market for Equivalent of Blockbuster Film Salary [Curbed NY]
· 25 Bond Street 5FL [Elliman]
· 28134 N 96th [Postlets via The Real Estalker]
· Brightling Road, Robertsbridge, East Sussex [Rightmove]