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Katy Perry Is Fighting With Nuns to Own This Los Feliz Convent


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While other celebrities are busy buying major mansions across LA, Katy Perry has her eye on a slice of religious real estate—and she's willing to do whatever it takes to grab it.

Our sister site Curbed LA reports that the pop star is currently battling Brite Spot owner Dana Hollister for former Sisters of the Immaculate Heart of Mary convent in the hills of Los Feliz, which was reportedly sold to Hollister for $15.5 million so she can turn it into a boutique hotel. But the very-famous Perry really, really wants it, so Los Angeles Archbishop Jose Gomez is planning to sell it to her, too, for about $14.5 million in cash.

Until the power struggle settles, Perry is reportedly busy attempting to charm her competition. "When she met with the elderly nuns recently, she 'dressed rather conservatively, and according to two of the sisters, she sang 'Oh Happy Day' for them and showed them a 'Jesus' tattoo on her wrist area," Curbed LA notes. "She also said she planned to live on the estate 'with her mother and grandmother, sit in the meditation garden, sip green tea and find herself.'"

Would you rather see this convent transform into a private sanctuary for Perry or a public boutique hotel for LA?

Sister of the Immaculate Heart of Mary

3431 Waverly Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90027, USA