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The Scoop: Sophie's Penthouse LLC Buys a $7.1 Million Apt

The Scoop: Sophie's Penthouse LLC Buys a $7.1 Million Apt

While still reeling over the death of Sophie the news has recently come out that Oprah's BFF, Gayle King, is living in a penthouse that was purchased last January in the name of the recently departed spaniel. It wasn't previously known how Gayle had financed the palatial digs but, according to deed-transfer records released yesterday, a company called Sophie's Penthouse LLC bought this expensive and expansive $7.1 million full-floor condo with three bedrooms, three-and-a-half baths, large living room/dining area, and a 768-square-foot wraparound terrace! Wow! The penthouse tops the 36-floor building at 207 E. 57th Street in NYC. With celebrities choosing to leave millions to their pets, I guess this is a case of the reverse as, after the pooch's death, the deed has been transferred to Gayle giving her (what appears to be) a $7 million gift from Sophie. What's your take?

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pitip pitip 8 years
How modest. Just thinkg what all that money could do for people that really need it.
Cadet Cadet 8 years
If I had Oprah's money I'd do that for my best friend, too. And my pets. :pet:
bellaressa bellaressa 8 years
I think she did that so that people would mind their business. Obviously she wanted to buy her friend a place, very nice of her but people will always want to be negative.
MandyJoBo MandyJoBo 8 years
That sounds like a fantastic penthouse!
Rally-RE Rally-RE 8 years
how generous of sophie. i love oprah. if she wants to name a company after her dog and gift a fabulous abode to her best friend, then so be it. don't we all wish we were gayle!
Angelica Angelica 8 years
So does that make Sophie the second wealthiest dog in the US or something?
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