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New orleans Saints coach Sean Payton and also former Saint and also ALS activist Steve Gleason 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 produced to progressive money because that actor Brad 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)



Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie in ~ the do it best Gala on Saturday, may 17, 2014, in ~ the sugar Mill in brand-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 reached the 100-house mark. It started in 2007. (Photos by Marc Pagani Photography)


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Chris absent performs in ~ the do it best Gala on Saturday, might 17, 2014, in ~ the street Mill in brand-new Orleans. The star-studded fundraising event was developed to raise 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 on Saturday, may 17, 2014, in ~ the sugar Mill in brand-new Orleans. The star-studded fundraising event was produced to advanced money because that actor Brad Pitt"s post-Hurricane Katrina ar redevelopment in the reduced 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 on Saturday, may 17, 2014, in ~ the street Mill in brand-new Orleans. The star-studded fundraising event was developed to raise 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 by Marc Pagani Photography)


Revelers at the make it right Gala top top 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 community redevelopment in the lower 9th Ward, which has actually reached the 100-house mark. It began in 2007. (Photos by Marc Pagani Photography)


Enjoying the concert in ~ the make it best Gala ~ above Saturday, might 17, 2014, in ~ the street Mill in brand-new Orleans. The star-studded fundraising occasion was developed 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 began in 2007. (Photos by 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 advanced money because that Pitt"s post-Hurricane Katrina neighborhood 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 appropriate Gala top top Saturday, might 17, 2014, in ~ the sugar Mill in new Orleans. The star-studded fundraising event was produced to progressive money for Pitt"s post-Hurricane Katrina neighborhood 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 on Saturday, may 17, 2014, in ~ the street Mill in brand-new Orleans. The star-studded fundraising occasion was created to advanced 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 by Marc Pagani Photography)


Revelers at the make it right Gala top top Saturday, might 17, 2014, at the street Mill in brand-new Orleans. The star-studded fundraising event was created to progressive money because that Pitt"s post-Hurricane Katrina community 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 make it right Gala ~ above Saturday, may 17, 2014, at the sugar Mill in new Orleans. The star-studded fundraising occasion 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 began in 2007. (Photos by Marc Pagani Photography)


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


Dancing at the do it appropriate Gala top top Saturday, may 17, 2014, at the street Mill in new Orleans. The star-studded fundraising event was created 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 started in 2007. (Photos through Marc Pagani Photography)


Revelers in ~ the do it appropriate Gala top top Saturday, may 17, 2014, at the sugar Mill in brand-new Orleans. The star-studded fundraising event was developed to raise money for Pitt"s post-Hurricane Katrina ar 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 do it ideal Gala on Saturday, may 17, 2014, in ~ the sugar 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 reached the 100-house mark. It started in 2007. (Photos by Marc Pagani Photography)


Kermit Ruffins v his daughters, Neshia Ruffins, Christina Ruffins and Courtney Nelson, and also wife, Lexine Mays-Ruffin at the do it best Gala on Saturday, might 17, 2014, in ~ the sugar Mill in new Orleans. The star-studded fundraising event was created 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)


Revelers at the make it best Gala on Saturday, may 17, 2014, in ~ the street 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 began in 2007. (Photos by Marc Pagani Photography)


Revelers in ~ the make it ideal Gala on Saturday, may 17, 2014, at the sugar Mill in brand-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 reached the 100-house mark. It began in 2007. (Photos by Marc Pagani Photography)


Kermit Ruffins take center stage at the make it ideal Gala on Saturday, may 17, 2014, in ~ the sugar Mill in brand-new Orleans. The star-studded fundraising occasion was created 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 started in 2007. (Photos by Marc Pagani Photography)


Revelers at the do it appropriate Gala top top Saturday, may 17, 2014, at the sugar Mill in brand-new Orleans. The star-studded fundraising occasion was developed to advanced 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 by Marc Pagani Photography)


Jim Gaffigan and also Steve Gleason at the make 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 raise 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)


Rodney Williams and Aisha Collins at the make it appropriate Gala ~ above Saturday, may 17, 2014, in ~ the sugar 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)


Nick Hofer, Amy Hofer, Claiborne Moses and Pierre Moses in ~ the make it right Gala top top Saturday, might 17, 2014, at the sugar Mill in brand-new Orleans. The star-studded fundraising occasion was produced 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 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 occasion was developed to raise money for Pitt"s post-Hurricane Katrina community redevelopment in the lower 9th Ward, which has reached the 100-house mark. It began in 2007. (Photos through Marc Pagani Photography)


The make it right Gala on Saturday, may 17, 2014, at the street Mill in brand-new Orleans drew guests from brand-new Orleans and also around the country. The star-studded fundraising occasion was developed to progressive 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)


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


Enjoying the concert at the make it best Gala ~ above Saturday, might 17, 2014, in ~ the street Mill in new Orleans. The star-studded fundraising occasion was created 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 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 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 actually reached the 100-house mark. It began in 2007. (Photos by Marc Pagani Photography)


Revelers in ~ the make it right Gala top top Saturday, may 17, 2014, in ~ the street Mill in brand-new Orleans. The star-studded fundraising occasion was created 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 at the do it best Gala on Saturday, may 17, 2014, in ~ the street Mill in brand-new Orleans. The star-studded fundraising event was produced to raise 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 through Marc Pagani Photography)


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


Revelers at the make 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 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 by 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 occasion was created to advanced money for 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 at the make it best Gala top top Saturday, may 17, 2014, in ~ the sugar Mill in new Orleans. The star-studded fundraising event 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 started in 2007. (Photos by Marc Pagani Photography)


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


Revelers at the do it ideal Gala top top Saturday, may 17, 2014, at the street Mill in brand-new Orleans. The star-studded fundraising event was created 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)


Kermit Ruffins in ~ the make it best Gala top top Saturday, might 17, 2014, in ~ the street Mill in new Orleans. The star-studded fundraising occasion was developed to progressive 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 through Marc Pagani Photography)


at the do it best Gala ~ above Saturday, may 17, 2014, in ~ the sugar Mill in brand-new Orleans. The star-studded fundraising occasion was produced 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 began in 2007. (Photos through Marc Pagani Photography)


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


UPDATE 11:56 P.M.: Pitt"s manager, Cynthia Pett-Dante, sent out the adhering to statement: "Yes they are letting walk of this property and also will look for something an ext off the beaten course down the road. In the meantime, they remain committed to, and infatuated as ever before with the city of brand-new Orleans, and will continue to focus on expansion in the lower 9th with the make It right Foundation." check out more.

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

Latter & Blum"s French quarter office pointed to a listing of the property, in ~ 521 Gov. Nicholls St., easily accessible for $6.5 million. The 1830s-era mansion, all 7,645 square feet of it, is a three-story structure with 5 bedrooms, three bathrooms and also two half-baths, according to the listing. It"s listed in great condition.


Pitt and Jolie purchase the mansion in 2007 together the pair grew more active in recovery efforts in the city following Katrina, focusing much that their job-related on the newly established Make It best Foundation that fueled development of brand-new housing in the flooded lower 9th Ward.

The couple"s visibility set new Orleans abuzz at any time they make appearances, whether together or independently -- and also most newly (at the very least reportedly) during the make It appropriate Foundation"s gala in might 2014 that raised more than $4 million for building houses in the lower 9th Ward. At last count, the structure claimed credit for having constructed 100 houses.

According come the TMZ report, there"s no native yet about any future plan by the couple to relocate in other places in the Crescent City. Messages have been sent to both representatives because that Pitt and also the do It Right foundation on the sale"s impact on the organization or any kind of potential future plans for a gala. The couple"s Realtor, Judie Oudt of last & Blum, has not responded to a inquiry for comment, despite the listing claimed inside photographs of the residence will certainly not it is in allowed.

Variety detailed the couple"s other residences: "The socially minded gibbs have constantly maintained a baller-style building portfolio the in enhancement to the new Orleans mansion lock no longer want has a modest by celeb-standards apartment in ~ the legend Ansonia building in new York City, one ocean-front eco-compound just outside Santa Barbara (CA), the so-called Chateau Miraval in France -- a 1,000-plus acre spread near Correns, a hideaway in Cambodia and a multi-structure compound in L.A."s Los Feliz area."

The relocate to brand-new Orleans additionally heralded a collection of Louisiana-shot movies associated to Pitt, including his starring role "The Curious case of Benjamin Button" (2008).


Along with his recovery work, he ended up being one of the public (or at the very least celebrity) faces of the "Hollywood South" renaissance the Louisiana filmmaking.

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

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It was virtually impossible because that Pitt not to do headlines when in town, consisting of the hilariously report (and repeated) story in 2014 of the tossing a football (and a beer) with other actor and brand-new Orleans love Matthew McConaughey and also Saints quarterback drew Brees in between French 4 minutes 1 residences.

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

"Neither Pitt nor Jolie signed the invoice of sale on the cash deal with Fairview Realty. Instead, they delegated that task to Richie Malchar, that is figured out in assorted news reports together the actor"s security chief. He is likewise the trustee the Mondo Bongo Trust, a Pitt holding detailed on the deed as purchaser of the property. Mondo Bongo" is the surname of a song by Clash singer Joe Strummer the accompanied a steamy sex scene in the movie "Mr. & Mrs. Smith." Pitt and also Jolie started seeing each various other while filming that movie. A 2005 newspaper story stated that a studio executive wanted the music changed because that made the scene "too sexy," and he was afraid the offending pan of Jennifer Aniston, the actor"s jilted ex-wife. Yet the director, Doug Liman, successfully argued to retain the song."