From the Los Angeles website: UPDATED, 4:30 p.m., Aug. 5: Well, that was fast.
Hostess fortune heir Daren Metropoulos will not be the Playboy Mansion’s new owner after all, as the $105 million deal reportedly fell through Thursday night, according to TMZ.
Metropolous denies that the deal fell through, however. “Daren Metropoulos’ purchase of the Playboy Mansion is moving forward as planned,” a spokesperson for Metropoulos & Co. told The Real Deal in a statement.[more]