The wildfires currently raging through California have been devastating, despite their cute-sounding names (Camp Fire in the north, which has me picturing teenagers singing Kumbaya in a circle, and Woolsey Fire in the south, which makes me picture the same thing but with more blankets and sweaters). The fires have proven that fire doesn’t care who you are, it’s going to rip through your house and leave a pile of ashes. It was previously reported that the fires claimed Caitlyn Jenner’s house, but that was wrong info. Caitlyn’s house still stands, but many others weren’t so lucky.
UsWeekly reports that Camille Grammer lost her 6,000 square foot home in the wildfires over the weekend. Camille was scheduled to go to France with the rest of the women from The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills, but she called it off after evacuating her home with only a few suitcases, some jewelry, and her passport. A source tells UsWeekly that Camille, her husband David C. Meyer, and their kids are safe. Yesterday, she Instagrammed a picture of her home engulfed in flames.
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Sadly my house couldn’t be saved. The courageous firefighters were able to save my cars and personal items recovered from my home. I thanked the fire chief and his team of firemen for all of their hard work. He took the time to explain what happened and I’m grateful for all of their hard work trying to save my home. Sad we lost our home but grateful that my family is safe. Luckily we quickly evacuated our house yesterday after a patrol car drove up the street announcing mandatory evacuations. I’m grateful for my lovely neighbors and friends who kept me informed and for their help this evening. ? Thank you all for caring ? #woolseyfire #malibu. Special thanks to Fire Chief Rash and his brave team of firefighters. ?
Miley Cyrus and Liam Hemsworth also lost their house in Malibu. Miley let her fans know she, Liam, and her small ark of pets were okay, but her house is gone.
all I have left. Sending so much love and gratitude to the firefighters and LA country Sheriff’s department! If you are interested in getting involved see next tweet….
Donate $ , Time , Supplies
I love you more than ever , Miley
— Miley Ray Cyrus (@MileyCyrus) November 12, 2018
Neil Young lost his house to the fire, and apparently this is the second time this has happened to him. He also took a swipe at Donald Trump for that supremely tone-deaf tweet about the wildfires being forest management’s fault. Neil wrote on his website:
“California is vulnerable — not because of poor forest management, as DT (our so-called president) would have us think. As a matter of fact this is not a forest fire that rages on as I write this. We are vulnerable because of Climate Change; the extreme weather events and our extended drought is part of it… Our temperatures are higher than ever here in our hottest summer on record. That has not helped. DT seems to be the Denier. (I’m holding back and not using the word liar just because it rhymes with denier.) It really is time for a reckoning with this unfit leader. Maybe our new Congress can help. I sure hope so.”
I’m sure Trump will soon tweet about Ranger Smith’s inability to secure picnic baskets.
And yesterday, Gerard Butler posted a picture to Instagram showing himself standing in front of what used to be his house. Gerard returned to his home yesterday after evacuating days earlier, and found that his home was charred down to the support beams, and about half his property was destroyed. TMZ says that Gerard posted a few videos to his Instagram Stories showing the devastation, and there were parts that were still smoking. Still, he’s trying to stay positive, saying he’s inspired by the “courage, spirit and sacrifice” of the Los Angeles Fire Department and asked his followers to support the LAFD in any way they could. Seeing a house that burned down is a huge bummer, but on the upside, Gerard could no doubt afford some very good home insurance. And I’m sure he’ll be filing a claim for everything. Well, just about everything. In the event he was holding on to a box of The Ugly Truth DVDs, I’d say his insurance would consider that the fire did him a favor there.
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