"You don't wait around in a hot rental market like this," said one broker to the New York Post. "As ghoulish as it sounds, people will rent that place in a heartbeat, especially when the vacancy rate is below 1 percent." The loft at 421 Broome Street had been rented by the late actor since last September for $22,000/month.
Just yesterday, the medical examiner ruled that Ledger died of an accidental overdose of prescription drugs.
Jay-Z – Making Yet Another Comeback?
Jay-Z retired from hip-hop about three times, and just quit the record-exec racket a few months ago.
But now, report Rush & Molloy, Jay could be on his way back -- again -- to start his own label, with a guy who used to be his rival. He and Lyor Cohen of Warner Music are talking about putting together the Carter Music Group (a reference to Jay-Z's real name, Shawn Carter).
"He wouldn't mind having a small label for the talent he discovers," says a source. "He'd let somebody else do the heavy lifting."
Party Favors: Conan Still Protected from Alleged Priest Stalker ... K-Fed – Fashionista? ... Emmitt Smith Does Dirty Work
The Boston priest who allegedly stalked Conan O'Brien with some creeptastic letters still has to stay away from Conan, a Manhattan judge ruled yesterday. David Ajemian was in court yesterday with his parents by his side, and will have to come back March 8 to face possible trial. ... While Britney goes all nutzo in L.A., K-Fed will be fully fabulous in NYC, attending the Marc Jacobs show, reports Usmagazine.com. ... Emmitt Smith did some dirty work at the Super Bowl, washing the world's largest dish for Dawn. Don't believe the sell-out? Check this out.