This 20,000-square-foot, Tony Montana-esque mansion at 70 Palm Island is Miami embodied. It's been bought for a lavish price during boom times, foreclosed on during lean times, seen monstrous amounts of cocaine snorted within its walls, swapped between new money, and now, with the real estate market just getting its legs, some guy's already trying to flip it for obscene profit.
Hip-hop producer Scott Storch bought the place in 2006 for $10.5 million. Then he bottomed out on coke and the mansion, which Storch called a "drug den" in Details, was repossessed.
Rockstar Energy Drink owner Russell Weiner purchased it for $6.75 million this February. Weiner co-founded, along with his father, the Paul Revere Society, which vows to "bring together Americans who actively seek to take back our borders, our language, and our traditional culture from the liberal left corroding our great nation."
His pops, in case you are wondering, is Michael Savage-- the right-wing talk-radio luminary who was fired for telling a
gay apparently totally-into-women caller: "You should only get AIDS and die, you pig."
Now Weiner has the property for sale again, and is asking for $20 million. Is the speculator's market back, or has Weiner just recently ingested a lot of mescaline?
Either way, whoever ends up buying this place: Beware the ghosts of douchebags past. Click here for photos of the mansion's garish interior.
CORRECTION: Rockstar spokesperson Tony Guilfoyle just called to tell us: "That guy who Michael Savage said that to is not gay. That's a misconception." So there's that.
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