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Some luxury buildings in New York City will only let you buy an appartment there after board approval. Mariah Carey was once rejected after showing up to the interview in a ‘bare midriff’ and answering “he be dead” when asked if Biggie would be visiting the building.

Celebrity Rejects

The San Remo: the super celeb-friendly building that has welcomed everyone from Bono to Bruce Willis, turned down Madonna in 1985. Photo: Wikimedia Commons

The San Remo: the super celeb-friendly building that has welcomed everyone from Bono to Bruce Willis, turned down Madonna in 1985. Photo: Wikimedia Commons

When Cameron Diaz decided to upgrade from a jewel box two-bedroom in the Village to a 3,000-square-foot spread at Walker Tower, she glided from a $9 million contract signing to closing with nary a hitch. Jon Bon Jovi, likewise, had no trouble at all getting into 150 Charles. Not surprising, of course, as both are condos, though Uma Thurman sailed right past the notoriously snobbish board of River House in 2013—famous for rejec… Continue Reading (8 minute read)

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