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New orleans Saints coach Sean Payton and also former Saint and ALS activist Steve Gleason at the do it ideal Gala ~ above Saturday, might 17, 2014, at the street Mill in new Orleans. The star-studded fundraising event was developed to advanced money because that actor Brad Pitt"s post-Hurricane Katrina ar redevelopment in the reduced 9th Ward, which has actually reached the 100-house mark. It began in 2007. (Photos by Marc Pagani Photography)



Brad Pitt and also Angelina Jolie at the do it right Gala ~ above Saturday, may 17, 2014, at the sugar Mill in brand-new Orleans. The star-studded fundraising event was produced to raise money for Pitt"s post-Hurricane Katrina ar redevelopment in the reduced 9th Ward, which has reached the 100-house mark. It started in 2007. (Photos through Marc Pagani Photography)


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Chris rock performs in ~ the do it ideal Gala top top Saturday, may 17, 2014, at the street Mill in brand-new Orleans. The star-studded fundraising occasion was developed to advanced money because that actor Brad Pitt"s post-Hurricane Katrina community redevelopment in the reduced 9th Ward, which has actually reached the 100-house mark. It began in 2007. (Photos by Marc Pagani Photography)



Bruno Mars at the do it ideal Gala ~ above Saturday, may 17, 2014, at the sugar Mill in brand-new Orleans. The star-studded fundraising event was developed to progressive money because that actor Brad Pitt"s post-Hurricane Katrina ar redevelopment in the lower 9th Ward, which has actually reached the 100-house mark. It began in 2007. (Photos by Marc Pagani Photography)



Revelers in ~ the do it ideal Gala on Saturday, might 17, 2014, at the street Mill in new Orleans. The star-studded fundraising event was developed to progressive money because that Pitt"s post-Hurricane Katrina ar redevelopment in the lower 9th Ward, which has actually reached the 100-house mark. It began in 2007. (Photos through Marc Pagani Photography)


Revelers in ~ the make it ideal Gala ~ above Saturday, might 17, 2014, in ~ the street Mill in new Orleans. The star-studded fundraising event was produced to advanced money because that Pitt"s post-Hurricane Katrina neighborhood redevelopment in the reduced 9th Ward, which has reached the 100-house mark. It started in 2007. (Photos by Marc Pagani Photography)


Enjoying the concert in ~ the do it appropriate Gala ~ above Saturday, might 17, 2014, at the street Mill in brand-new Orleans. The star-studded fundraising event was produced to progressive money because that Pitt"s post-Hurricane Katrina community redevelopment in the reduced 9th Ward, which has actually reached the 100-house mark. It began in 2007. (Photos through Marc Pagani Photography)


Revelers in ~ the do it appropriate Gala top top Saturday, may 17, 2014, in ~ the street Mill in brand-new Orleans. The star-studded fundraising occasion was produced to advanced money because that Pitt"s post-Hurricane Katrina neighborhood redevelopment in the lower 9th Ward, which has actually reached the 100-house mark. It began in 2007. (Photos by Marc Pagani Photography)


Revelers in ~ the make it right Gala ~ above Saturday, might 17, 2014, at the street Mill in new Orleans. The star-studded fundraising occasion was developed to progressive money for Pitt"s post-Hurricane Katrina ar redevelopment in the lower 9th Ward, which has actually reached the 100-house mark. It began in 2007. (Photos through Marc Pagani Photography)


Revelers in ~ the make it ideal Gala on Saturday, might 17, 2014, in ~ the street Mill in brand-new Orleans. The star-studded fundraising occasion was created to progressive money because that Pitt"s post-Hurricane Katrina neighborhood redevelopment in the lower 9th Ward, which has reached the 100-house mark. It began in 2007. (Photos through Marc Pagani Photography)


Revelers in ~ the make it ideal Gala ~ above Saturday, may 17, 2014, in ~ the street Mill in new Orleans. The star-studded fundraising event was produced to raise money for Pitt"s post-Hurricane Katrina neighborhood redevelopment in the reduced 9th Ward, which has actually reached the 100-house mark. It started in 2007. (Photos through Marc Pagani Photography)


Revelers at the make it right Gala on Saturday, may 17, 2014, in ~ the street Mill in brand-new Orleans. The star-studded fundraising event was created to progressive money for Pitt"s post-Hurricane Katrina ar redevelopment in the reduced 9th Ward, which has actually reached the 100-house mark. It began in 2007. (Photos through Marc Pagani Photography)


Revelers in ~ the make it appropriate Gala on Saturday, might 17, 2014, at the street Mill in brand-new Orleans. The star-studded fundraising occasion was developed to progressive money because that Pitt"s post-Hurricane Katrina community redevelopment in the reduced 9th Ward, which has reached the 100-house mark. It began in 2007. (Photos by Marc Pagani Photography)


Dancing in ~ the do it ideal Gala ~ above Saturday, might 17, 2014, at the street Mill in brand-new Orleans. The star-studded fundraising occasion was produced to raise money because that Pitt"s post-Hurricane Katrina ar redevelopment in the reduced 9th Ward, which has reached the 100-house mark. It began in 2007. (Photos through Marc Pagani Photography)


Revelers in ~ the make it right Gala on Saturday, may 17, 2014, in ~ the street Mill in brand-new Orleans. The star-studded fundraising occasion was produced to progressive money for Pitt"s post-Hurricane Katrina community redevelopment in the reduced 9th Ward, which has reached the 100-house mark. It started in 2007. (Photos by Marc Pagani Photography)


Revelers at the do it best Gala ~ above Saturday, might 17, 2014, at the sugar Mill in new Orleans. The star-studded fundraising event was produced to progressive money because that Pitt"s post-Hurricane Katrina ar redevelopment in the reduced 9th Ward, which has actually reached the 100-house mark. It began in 2007. (Photos by Marc Pagani Photography)


Kermit Ruffins with his daughters, Neshia Ruffins, Christina Ruffins and Courtney Nelson, and also wife, Lexine Mays-Ruffin at the do it ideal Gala ~ above Saturday, may 17, 2014, at the street Mill in new Orleans. The star-studded fundraising occasion was created to raise money for Pitt"s post-Hurricane Katrina neighborhood redevelopment in the reduced 9th Ward, which has actually reached the 100-house mark. It began in 2007. (Photos through Marc Pagani Photography)


Revelers in ~ the make it ideal Gala top top Saturday, might 17, 2014, at the sugar Mill in new Orleans. The star-studded fundraising occasion was developed to advanced money for Pitt"s post-Hurricane Katrina community redevelopment in the reduced 9th Ward, which has actually reached the 100-house mark. It started in 2007. (Photos by Marc Pagani Photography)


Revelers in ~ the make it appropriate Gala ~ above Saturday, might 17, 2014, in ~ the sugar Mill in brand-new Orleans. The star-studded fundraising event was developed to progressive money for Pitt"s post-Hurricane Katrina neighborhood redevelopment in the lower 9th Ward, which has reached the 100-house mark. It began in 2007. (Photos by Marc Pagani Photography)


Kermit Ruffins take center stage at the do it best Gala ~ above Saturday, might 17, 2014, in ~ the street Mill in brand-new Orleans. The star-studded fundraising occasion was created to progressive money because that Pitt"s post-Hurricane Katrina neighborhood redevelopment in the lower 9th Ward, which has actually reached the 100-house mark. It began in 2007. (Photos through Marc Pagani Photography)


Revelers in ~ the do it ideal Gala ~ above Saturday, might 17, 2014, at the sugar Mill in new Orleans. The star-studded fundraising event was created to raise money for Pitt"s post-Hurricane Katrina ar redevelopment in the lower 9th Ward, which has reached the 100-house mark. It began in 2007. (Photos by Marc Pagani Photography)


Jim Gaffigan and also Steve Gleason in ~ the make it best Gala top top Saturday, may 17, 2014, at the sugar Mill in new Orleans. The star-studded fundraising event was created to progressive money for Pitt"s post-Hurricane Katrina community redevelopment in the lower 9th Ward, which has actually reached the 100-house mark. It started in 2007. (Photos by Marc Pagani Photography)


Rodney Williams and also Aisha Collins at the do it best Gala on Saturday, may 17, 2014, at the sugar Mill in brand-new Orleans. The star-studded fundraising event was developed to progressive money for Pitt"s post-Hurricane Katrina community redevelopment in the lower 9th Ward, which has reached the 100-house mark. It started in 2007. (Photos through Marc Pagani Photography)


Nick Hofer, Amy Hofer, Claiborne Moses and Pierre Moses in ~ the do it appropriate Gala top top Saturday, may 17, 2014, in ~ the sugar Mill in brand-new Orleans. The star-studded fundraising event was created to progressive money for Pitt"s post-Hurricane Katrina neighborhood redevelopment in the lower 9th Ward, which has actually reached the 100-house mark. It started in 2007. (Photos through Marc Pagani Photography)


Revelers in ~ the make it appropriate Gala top top Saturday, might 17, 2014, at the street Mill in brand-new Orleans. The star-studded fundraising event was developed to progressive money for Pitt"s post-Hurricane Katrina neighborhood redevelopment in the reduced 9th Ward, which has reached the 100-house mark. It started in 2007. (Photos through Marc Pagani Photography)


The do it right Gala top top Saturday, may 17, 2014, in ~ the street Mill in brand-new Orleans attracted guests from brand-new Orleans and also around the country. The star-studded fundraising occasion was produced to progressive money for Pitt"s post-Hurricane Katrina ar redevelopment in the reduced 9th Ward, which has reached the 100-house mark. It started in 2007. (Photos through Marc Pagani Photography)


Revelers at the do it ideal Gala on Saturday, might 17, 2014, in ~ the sugar Mill in brand-new Orleans. The star-studded fundraising event was developed to advanced money because that Pitt"s post-Hurricane Katrina ar redevelopment in the reduced 9th Ward, which has reached the 100-house mark. It started in 2007. (Photos by Marc Pagani Photography)


Revelers at the do it best Gala on Saturday, might 17, 2014, in ~ the street Mill in brand-new Orleans. The star-studded fundraising event was produced to progressive money for Pitt"s post-Hurricane Katrina community redevelopment in the reduced 9th Ward, which has reached the 100-house mark. It began in 2007. (Photos through Marc Pagani Photography)


Enjoying the concert in ~ the do it ideal Gala on Saturday, might 17, 2014, at the street Mill in brand-new Orleans. The star-studded fundraising event was produced to raise money for Pitt"s post-Hurricane Katrina neighborhood redevelopment in the lower 9th Ward, which has actually reached the 100-house mark. It started in 2007. (Photos through Marc Pagani Photography)


Revelers in ~ the do it best Gala top top Saturday, may 17, 2014, at the street Mill in brand-new Orleans. The star-studded fundraising event was developed to progressive money for Pitt"s post-Hurricane Katrina neighborhood redevelopment in the lower 9th Ward, which has reached the 100-house mark. It began in 2007. (Photos by Marc Pagani Photography)


Revelers at the do it right Gala ~ above Saturday, may 17, 2014, at the street Mill in new Orleans. The star-studded fundraising event was created to progressive money for Pitt"s post-Hurricane Katrina ar redevelopment in the reduced 9th Ward, which has reached the 100-house mark. It started in 2007. (Photos through Marc Pagani Photography)


Revelers at the make it right Gala on Saturday, may 17, 2014, in ~ the street Mill in new Orleans. The star-studded fundraising occasion was developed to advanced money because that Pitt"s post-Hurricane Katrina community redevelopment in the reduced 9th Ward, which has reached the 100-house mark. It began in 2007. (Photos through Marc Pagani Photography)


Revelers pose in ~ the make it best Gala on Saturday, might 17, 2014, in ~ the street Mill in new Orleans. The star-studded fundraising occasion was created to raise money because that Pitt"s post-Hurricane Katrina neighborhood redevelopment in the lower 9th Ward, which has actually reached the 100-house mark. It began in 2007. (Photos through Marc Pagani Photography)


Revelers at the make it best Gala ~ above Saturday, might 17, 2014, in ~ the sugar Mill in brand-new Orleans. The star-studded fundraising event was created to raise money because that Pitt"s post-Hurricane Katrina neighborhood redevelopment in the lower 9th Ward, which has actually reached the 100-house mark. It started in 2007. (Photos by Marc Pagani Photography)


Revelers at the do it right Gala ~ above Saturday, might 17, 2014, at the street Mill in new Orleans. The star-studded fundraising occasion was created to advanced money because that Pitt"s post-Hurricane Katrina community redevelopment in the reduced 9th Ward, which has reached the 100-house mark. It began in 2007. (Photos by Marc Pagani Photography)


Revelers in ~ the make it ideal Gala ~ above Saturday, may 17, 2014, in ~ the street Mill in brand-new Orleans. The star-studded fundraising occasion was created to raise money for Pitt"s post-Hurricane Katrina neighborhood redevelopment in the reduced 9th Ward, which has actually reached the 100-house mark. It began in 2007. (Photos by Marc Pagani Photography)


Revelers in ~ the make it appropriate Gala top top Saturday, might 17, 2014, at the street Mill in new Orleans. The star-studded fundraising event was produced to progressive money because that Pitt"s post-Hurricane Katrina community redevelopment in the lower 9th Ward, which has actually reached the 100-house mark. It started in 2007. (Photos by Marc Pagani Photography)


Revelers in ~ the make it best Gala top top Saturday, may 17, 2014, at the street Mill in new Orleans. The star-studded fundraising event was developed to advanced money because that Pitt"s post-Hurricane Katrina neighborhood redevelopment in the lower 9th Ward, which has actually reached the 100-house mark. It began in 2007. (Photos through Marc Pagani Photography)


Kermit Ruffins at the make it best Gala on Saturday, may 17, 2014, in ~ the street Mill in new Orleans. The star-studded fundraising occasion was developed to advanced money because that Pitt"s post-Hurricane Katrina neighborhood redevelopment in the reduced 9th Ward, which has actually reached the 100-house mark. It started in 2007. (Photos by Marc Pagani Photography)


at the do it ideal Gala on Saturday, might 17, 2014, at the street Mill in new Orleans. The star-studded fundraising event was developed to advanced money for Pitt"s post-Hurricane Katrina neighborhood redevelopment in the lower 9th Ward, which has reached the 100-house mark. It started in 2007. (Photos by Marc Pagani Photography)


Actors Angelina Jolie and also Brad Pitt to buy this French Quarter house at 521 Gov. Nicole Street in 2007. (Photo by chris Granger, znjke.com | The Times-Picayune)


UPDATE 11:56 P.M.: Pitt"s manager, Cynthia Pett-Dante, sent the complying with statement: "Yes they space letting go of this property and will look for something more off the beaten course down the road. In the meantime, they stay committed to, and infatuated as ever with the city of new Orleans, and also will proceed to focus on expansion in the lower 9th through the do It appropriate Foundation." check out more.

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Local resources have evidenced a report by TMZ that actors Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie are selling the French 4 minutes 1 mansion they purchased ~ Hurricane Katrina for $3.5 million.

Latter & Blum"s French 4 minutes 1 office sharp to a listing that the property, at 521 Gov. Nicholls St., accessible for $6.5 million. The 1830s-era mansion, every 7,645 square feet that it, is a three-story structure with five bedrooms, three bathrooms and also two half-baths, according to the listing. It"s detailed in excellent condition.


Pitt and Jolie purchased the mansion in 2007 as the couple grew more active in recovery initiatives in the city adhering to Katrina, focusing much that their occupational on the newly established Make It right Foundation that fueled advancement of new housing in the flooded reduced 9th Ward.

The couple"s presence set new Orleans abuzz anytime they make appearances, whether with each other or individually -- and also most newly (at least reportedly) throughout the do It best Foundation"s gala in might 2014 that raised more 보다 $4 million for building houses in the lower 9th Ward. At last count, the foundation claimed credit transaction for having constructed 100 houses.

According come the TMZ report, there"s no indigenous yet about any future plan by the couple to relocate elsewhere in the Crescent City. Messages have been sent to both representatives for Pitt and also the make It Right foundation on the sale"s influence on the company or any kind of potential future plans for a gala. The couple"s Realtor, Judie Oudt of last & Blum, has actually not comment to a request for comment, despite the listing stated inside photographs that the residence will certainly not be allowed.

Variety detailed the couple"s various other residences: "The socially minded actors have constantly maintained a baller-style residential or commercial property portfolio that in addition to the brand-new Orleans mansion they no longer want has a modest by celeb-standards apartment at the legendary Ansonia building in new York City, an ocean-front eco-compound just outside Santa Barbara (CA), the so-called Chateau Miraval in France -- a 1,000-plus acre spread close to Correns, a hideaway in Cambodia and a multi-structure compound in L.A."s Los Feliz area."

The relocate to new Orleans additionally heralded a collection of Louisiana-shot movies linked to Pitt, consisting of his starring duty "The Curious instance of Benjamin Button" (2008).


Along with his restore work, he came to be one of the public (or at the very least celebrity) encounters of the "Hollywood South" renaissance that Louisiana filmmaking.

Pitt aided produce and also co-starred in the Academy Award-winning "12 years a Slave" (2013) and much more recently has actually been collection to produce and star in "The big Short," based on new Orleans indigenous Michael Lewis" book.

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It was nearly impossible for Pitt no to do headlines once in town, consisting of the hilariously report (and repeated) story in 2014 of the tossing a football (and a beer) with other actor and new Orleans love Matthew McConaughey and Saints quarterback attracted Brees in between French 4 minutes 1 residences.

They turned heads (and influenced anecdotes) indigenous the inking that the deal, as reported in a Jan. 18, 2007 post by Times-Picayune reporters Kate Moran and Gordon Russell:

"Neither Pitt no one Jolie signed the invoice of revenue on the cash deal with Fairview Realty. Instead, lock delegated that job to Richie Malchar, who is figured out in assorted news reports together the actor"s defense chief. He is likewise the trustee the Mondo Bongo Trust, a Pitt holding noted on the deed as purchaser that the property. Mondo Bongo" is the surname of a track by Clash singer Joe Strummer that accompanied a steamy sex step in the movie "Mr. & Mrs. Smith." Pitt and Jolie began seeing each various other while filming that movie. A 2005 newspaper story stated that a studio executive want the music adjusted because that made the step "too sexy," and he to be afraid of offending fans of Jennifer Aniston, the actor"s jilted ex-wife. However the director, Doug Liman, successfully said to retain the song."