ELLEN Degeneres is having problems at home — with a ghost.
The talk-show titan — who hosted Sunday night’s Academy Awards —
recently moved into a $40 million mansion, and is convinced it’s haunted
by its original owner, who died there in 2009.
“The house had been remodeled, so Ellen thought it would have no trace of the former owner,” a source told the National Enquirer.
“But she was wrong. Within a few nights of moving in, Ellen started
hearing random noises, including footsteps and doors opening and
“Then, in the middle of the night, she heard a woman’s faint cry.
“Ellen is totally freaked out.
“She hasn’t had a solid night’s sleep since she moved in.
“She said she’s never been a believer in ghosts or spirits, but she
doesn’t have any other explanation for the mysterious sounds and
The 13,000-square-foot mansion was built for real estate developer Sidney Brody and his wife Frances
in 1951. It’s located in the exclusive Holmby Hills neighborhood next
door to the famed Playboy Mansion.
Brody died in 1983. His wife, a
renowned art collector and philanthropist, passed away in the house at
age 93 after a long illness.
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