A list of the most expensive celebrity purchases that are unbelievable. Some of the rich and famous in Hollywood love to make grand purchases to show off their lifestyles and money. In July, one of the most expensive homes in the US sold to a celebrity for $85 million, if you can believe that.
Lady Gaga buys a $50,000 machine that can detect ghosts. Apparently, the flamboyant pop singer believes whole-heartedly that ghosts do exist. Moreover, she believes that they are out to get her.
Bono buys a $1,700 plane ticket just for his hat. Back in 2005, the U2 singer had an urgent need to get his hat from London to Italy. As a result, he decided to spend $1,700 to fly the hat first class.
Kim Basinger spent $20 million for a town. In 1989, Basinger purchased the town of Braselton, Georgia for a cool $20 million. Her goal was to turn it into a destination for movie studios. The idea never really took off and Basinger eventually was forced to sell the town. Given this sound purchase, it should come as no surprise that Basinger was eventually forced to file for bankruptcy.
Kanye West has diamond teeth. On an episode of The Ellen DeGeneres Show, West informed the world that he went ahead and got a full bottom row of diamond and gold tooth implants. When asked why he would do such a thing, he admitted, “I just thought that diamonds were cooler.”
Suri Cruise, 3, carries one expensive purse. Most three year-old kids are perfectly happy playing with an empty cardboard box. Her mother, Katy Holmes, bought her an $850 Salvatore Ferragamo purse.
Way back in 1982, Steven Spielberg decided to drop $60,000 for the Rosebud sled that was featured in Citizen Kane. Sure, the sled is a piece of cinema history, but there’s plenty of less expensive (and more practical) ways to get to and from the movie studio.By: Rob Adams
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