For Nicolas Cage, life once imitated art. NS trespass The actor, who starred in a movie with Nicole Kidman about a home invasion, deals with an intruder in his home in real life. The fan encounter has left an indelible mark on the 90s superstar, who described the home invasion as a terrifying experience.
Nicolas Cage recalls horrific fan encounter
In a reappeared interview with extra tv, fairy city Star Nicolas Cage described a brief and bizarre encounter he had with a fan. The incident took place at Cage’s house, where the fan appeared naked on Cage’s bed. The culprit had a noose in his hand.
“It was scary. I know it sounds weird, but it was terrifying,” Cage said. “When I was out of town for work, he would go to my house. And he will pass through my wardrobe. “
Cage went into a little more detail about how he woke up one night and eventually came face-to-face with his intruder.
“I woke up, and there was a naked man who fudged my leather jacket in front of my bed,” Cage told extra tv. “I used verbal judo, and I just said, ‘Get out of my house, what are you doing in my house? You have to go or I’m going to call the police.’”
According to Reuters.comCage made no allegations because the intruder had mental health problems. But Cage could not stay in his house in Newport Beach. According to OCRAfter the home invasion, Cage sold his mansion for $35 million. Gas station owner Jerry Herbst bought the house from Cage.
Home Invaders Once Stole Nicolas Cage’s Superman Comic
The Newport Beach incident was not Nicolas Cage’s first experience with the home invaders. Years ago, home invaders infiltrated The National Treasure star’s mansion and stole a Superman comic book worth over $1 million. However, this was no Superman comic book. This was the comic where Superman first debuted in 1938.
“It is the most important and valuable comic book,” said Stephen Fischler, who sold the comic to Nicolas Cage. ABC News. “Before this book was published, there was no such thing as a superhero. It really created the comic industry.”
ABC News It turns out that Nicolas Cage reported the stolen item on January 21, 2000.
The comic was found two years later in Memphis, Tennessee. But upon checking the lead with a search warrant, the alleged comic turned out to be fake. The original comic was found in 2011 in a locker in Southern California. Detective Donald Hrusik, who had been on the case since 2000, verified that the comic is related to Cage through abbreviations and markings on the book.
Guardian reported that a film based on the theft and recovery of Cage’s Superman comic was in the works. However, as of 2021, no update has been offered on the film.
Nicolas Cage sells recovered Superman comic at auction
Shortly after recovering his stolen Superman comic, Hollywood Reporter Claimed that the actor sold the book at an auction. Cage received $2.1 million for the rare item and was the first comic to sell that much at auction.
During that time Cage went through a period of financial troubles. According to the actor was once worth $150 million CNBC. But Cage’s spending habits left him in huge debt which had a negative impact on his net worth. The actor may have sold the precious and rare comic to help fix his finances.
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