Or perhaps to dummies would be more accurate. Olivia Newton-John called in a Catholic priest to exorcize a house she owns in Florida and is trying to sell. A contractor committed suicide there and apparently potential buyers, including Rosie O’Donnell, were being scared off the by the specter (see what I did there?) of ghosts and evil spirits lurking about.
Grease star Olivia Newton-John ordered an exorcism at her $5.6million Florida home to expel the spirit of a suicide victim.
Mrs Newton-John, 64, flew in a Catholic priest to conduct the ritual after Christopher Pariseleti, a 41-year-old contractor, died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound at the house last month.
She is said to have ordered the cleansing ritual to reassure potential buyers that the property is not haunted.
The singer, 64, her husband John Easterling, 61, and two other friends attended the ceremony last week, where prayers were spoken and holy water sprinkled around rooms in the house, according to the Sunday Express.
The decision to hold the ritual was made after comedian Rosie O’Donnell pulled out of buying the home, for which she had previously offered $5.6million.
Despite the star cutting the asking price for the home by $320,000, there are still reportedly no interested parties.
Maybe they can borrow a sign from Disney World and change the wording a bit: You must be this rational to buy this house.