Countrywide Is About To Foreclose On Ed McMahon

Ed McMahon, former sweepstakes pitchman and Johnny Carson sidekick, has defaulted on his multimillion-dollar Beverly Hills home, says the AP. Mr. McMahon’s house has been on the market for two years, but is located so close to Britney Spears’ house that he’s having trouble selling it.

“When we were trying to sell the house one time, there were about 100 paparazzi there,” Davis, the real estate agent who holds the listing, told the AP.

McMahon’s spokesperson says that Ed’s been unable to work since breaking his neck 18 months ago.

“There are plenty of people affected by the weak economy, bad housing market or bad health,” Bragman told the AP.

He also said that McMahon and his wife are negotiating with Countrywide, but it’s unclear whether or not they will be able to stay in the home.

Countrywide declined to comment. Um, does anyone want to show up at Ed McMahon’s door with a giant check? Save Ed!

Ed McMahon fighting foreclosure on his Beverly Hills home [AP]
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