Even the stars are no match for things that go bump in the night! Here are some celebrities who have bought homes, only to learn that they aren't the only ones who may be living there.
New mom Adele says her 10-bedroom former convent, located in Sussex, England, "Gives me the creeps … I'm not rattling around here on my own." After hearing noises during the night, the "Someone Like You" singer even paid her female bodyguard to spend nights in the mansion with her so she wouldn't have to be rolling in the creep with any unearthly visitors.
She referred to parts of the house as "quite scary really …" asking Anderson Cooper, "Have you heard of 'The Shining'?" as she led him down a dark hallway.
Actor Nicolas Cage has a penchant for unusual residences: he's bought an 11th century German castle and a Tudor estate in Bel-Air. But one of his quirky homes may have been more than he bargained for. New Orleans' LaLaurie Mansion was owned in the 1830s by wealthy socialite Madame LaLaurie, known for her abuse of servants.
The "National Treasure" star knew of the home's reputation as the New Orleans home with the most gruesome history when he bought it. "It's a very notorious house, it's a very famous house - meaning it's allegedly the most severely haunted house in the United States of America... that's what they tell me," Cage says, adding that his friends and family would visit the house but never sleep there. "I will sleep there, I will at some point."
A 2009 foreclosure sale forced Cage out of the house. Did he ever sleep there? Only the ghosts know, and they're not talking …Loretta Lynn
Country crooner Loretta Lynn and her husband found their old plantation home back in the 1960s when they went for a drive in the Tennessee countryside, looking for a larger home for their family.
They found it - and a bit more. Nineteen Confederate soldiers are buried on the grounds, and the house is reportedly haunted by the original owner, slaves who were kept in a "slave pit," and a ubiquitous woman in white.
No word on how Loretta has dealt with her ghostly house guests, but she did write a song entitled "This Haunted House." Coincidence? We think not.
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