Country music crooner Kenny Chesney is flipping out in Key West.
Oh mercy children, this Kenny Chesney fella has Your Mama’s booze soaked brain spinning faster than a merry go round at one of them Mac-Donalds restaurants.
Late last night, after Your Mama was well into our fourth gin and tonic (and thinking about a fifth), we received a covert communique from a Key Westian (Key Westite?) named Squiggy the Squealer who whispered in Your Mama’s big greedy ear that it looks like the historic house in on Caroline Street that’s rumored and reported to have been purchased by Mister Chesney is back on the market just ten days after records show it sold for $5,700,000.
Yes puppies, back on the market. How does our man Squiggy know this? There’s a brand new “For Sale” sign hanging on the front gate that was not there two days ago.
At first we were all tied up in knots trying to figure out what was going on. Then Squiggy the Squealer sent Your Mama another covert communique with a link over to a story on some radio station’s website and they have all the juice.
Turns out Mister Chesney did buy the W. Hunt Harris House but has decided to sell it before even moving in with this explanation in a recently issued statement, “I may’ve been naive to think I could just go down to the Keys and disappear, because that was the idea. I wanted to find a place where I could just be, and thought I’d found it. But with all the buzz since we signed the papers, the last thing I want to do to someplace I love as much as Key West is change the dynamics, especially for the locals who have been so good to me, so, I’m stopping the insanity before it begins. The ‘For Sale’ sign is back up, and I’m just not going to be able to take possession of the house.”
I wonder if that’s what happened last year when the singing superstar scooped up a lovely house on Carbon Mesa Road in the hills above Malee-boo and just two days later put it back up for sale with an asking price $550,000 more than he paid?