Last Friday's hotness, the gorgeous townhouse at 13 Leroy Street in the West Village, was indeed Will Smith's place?as a rental. A Curbed reader emails,
I don't know if you still care, but in the December In Style there's a little blurb about this place. Its owned by Andrew Rasiej, and apparently has "star quality" or some such nonsense because the Clintons attended a fundraiser there and Will and Jada Smith rented it while he was shooting a movie.Additional research turns up the fact that the Post's Braden Keil nailed this story in his September 13 Gimme Shelter column. "Sources say Smith rented the home for $60,000 a month while filming a yet-to-be-released flick in Manhattan," he wrote. Now you know... the rest of the story.
· 13 Leroy Street Readers Report [Curbed]