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Beyoncé and Jay Z Own a Majestic $2.6 Million Church-Turned-Mansion in New Orleans

Beyoncé and Jay Z are allegedly the proud owners of a gorgeous New Orleans mansion, which was also once upon a time a church. Word has it that Bey and Jay purchased a 10,000-square-foot Spanish baroque Garden District residence back in January, but did so very incognito.

Kaitlyn Laurie | May 8, 2015 - 5:27 pm

NEW PICS: See Jamie Lynn Spears’ First Kiss at the Altar and the New Bride Cut Her Wedding Cake

Jamie Lynn Spears’ big day in the Big Easy was an event to remember.

And CB! has all the pretty pics from the gorgeous wedding ceremony, including her flowing lace dress and family portrait to the first kiss as husband and wife and the happy couple cutting their wedding cake.

Andrea Simpson | March 17, 2014 - 3:00 pm

NEW PICS: Beyonce Hosts New Orleans-Style Masquerade Ball for Mom Tina’s 60th Birthday

We’ve all seen how Beyonce and Jay-Z like to party.

So when it came to her mom’s 60th birthday bash over Globes Globes weekend, she had to do it in style… Southern style, that is.

And CB! has all the inside pics.

Andrea Simpson | January 13, 2014 - 9:30 pm

Is Solange Knowles Leaving The Big Apple For This Historic Home In The Big Easy?

It looks like Solange Knowles is singing the tune of a brand new homeowner.

The 27-year-old songstress is so eager to leave the East Coast behind for some Southern comfort that she’s already put down money to put down roots in New Orleans, according to the NY Post.

Beyonce’s little sis…

Andrea Simpson | August 30, 2013 - 12:30 pm

New Details Emerge In Gia Allemand’s Suicide

Since Gia Allemand’s tragic death Aug. 14, numerous reports surfaced about what might have led to her wanting to take her own life, including a rocky relationship with her boyfriend, NBA star Ryan Anderson.

According to a police report obtained by Celebuzz, Anderson told authorities he had been arguing with Allemand Aug. 12 “over…

Andrea Simpson | August 21, 2013 - 7:48 pm

World Renowned La Cocinita Food Truck Spices Up New Orleans

Back in the day, people used to come from all over the world to enjoy the restaurants of New Orleans. Now, many tourists and locals spend their days in the Crescent City roaming around town searching for one of the hottest food trucks in the country – La Cocinita.

La Cocinita, which means

Scott Bernberg | May 22, 2013 - 3:28 pm

Lip Service: Beyonce Still Silent After Lip-Syncing Scandal

Bridget Jones ate ice cream during her moment of need. Beyonce Knowles does crawfish.

The embattled 31-year-old singer, who will be performing during halftime at the Super Bowl next month, bobbed up after the supposed-so-scandalous president’s inauguration for dinner with husband, Jay-Z.

The pair got the First Family treatment in New Orleans at Mother’s on Monday night; the…

Andrea Simpson | January 25, 2013 - 6:30 am

Sandra Bullock Opens New Orleans Clinic (PHOTOS)

Sandra Bullock showed off her big heart when she helped open the Warren Easton Charter High School Health Clinic in New Orleans on Sunday.
The 46-year-old actress, who is currently residing in the Big Easy, cut the ribbon for the clinic on the five year anniversary of Hurricane Katrina. The original school and clinic…

| August 30, 2010 - 8:05 am

Kim Kardashian Keeps Us Guessing About Her Super Bowl Pick (PHOTOS)

Gee, anyone have any idea who Kim Kardashian’s rooting for in the Big Game this year?
The Keeping Up With the Kardashians star remained tight-lipped about her allegiances in a post on her official Web site, after the New Orleans Saints—for whom her boyfriend, Reggie Bush, plays—secured a spot in the game.

Celebuzz | January 26, 2010 - 8:30 am

Brad Pitt for Mayor?

The people have spoken, and they want Brad Pitt to lead them!
At least, the people of New Orleans, anyway.
MSNBC reports that a movement is building to recruit the Inglourious Basterds star into the 2010 New Orleans mayoral race, going so far as to print up T-shirts with the actor’s likeness and…

Celebuzz | August 12, 2009 - 11:00 am

Megan Fox Prepares to Get ‘Hex’-ed

Transformers babe Megan Fox hit up the Big Easy on Friday, arriving on the New Orleans set of her upcoming film Jonah Hex to get prettified in the make-up trailer.
The comic-book adaptation co-stars Josh Brolin in the title role of a Wild West bounty hunter tracking a voodoo baddie who wants to liberate…

Celebuzz | April 27, 2009 - 9:15 am

Hot Pics: Britney Spears’ First ‘Circus’ Concert!

Pop music’s reigning comeback queen Britney Spears took to the stage for her first tour in five years on Tuesday at the New Orleans Arena, and now we have photos from the concert!
Check out Brit-Brit’s triumphant return to the stage as she belts out her hit tunes, busts out some new moves and…

Betsy Waldman | March 5, 2009 - 11:00 am

Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie ‘Button’ Up

Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie were in their home-away-from-home New Orleans last night to attend a special screening of Pitt’s latest flick, The Curious Case of Benjamin Button.
Jolie, 33, rocked a white dress by Scott L’Wren for the occasion. Pitt made the scene in a three-piece Tom Ford suit, accessorized by a sweet,…

Celebuzz | December 2, 2008 - 10:19 am

Brad Pitt’s ‘Benjamin Button’ Cost Lousiana $27 Million

Just over three years ago, the state of Lousiana was dealt with $81.2 billion in damages when Hurricane Katrina hit New Orleans and flooded 80 percent of the city.
And now, according to the New York Times, Louisiana has shelled out more than $27 million in tax money to the upcoming Brad Pitt movie…

Betsy Waldman | October 13, 2008 - 2:39 pm

Angelina Jolie Haunting New Orleans with the Kids

Photographers caught a spectral-looking Angelina Jolie and some of her brood taking a walk around New Orleans’ French Quarter yesterday.
Brad Pitt, Angie and the fam have returned to their old stomping grounds of New Orleans after a whirlwind weekend in New York City for the premiere of Angelina’s Changeling flick.
Jolie, accompanied…

Janie Marcus | October 7, 2008 - 9:39 am