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Buy Tyrese Gibson’s L.A. Mansion, Get a Life-Size Bumblebee in the Backyard

Celebrity mansions are almost always incredibly outrageous. But Tyrese Gibson’s delivers both the expected dose of extravagance and a little something for the Transformers movie fan.
Tyrese Gibson is selling L.A. family home, complete with Bumblebee in the backyard 14 photos
Tyrese Gibson is selling L.A. family home, complete with Bumblebee in the backyardTyrese Gibson is selling L.A. family home, complete with Bumblebee in the backyardTyrese Gibson is selling L.A. family home, complete with Bumblebee in the backyardTyrese Gibson is selling L.A. family home, complete with Bumblebee in the backyardTyrese Gibson is selling L.A. family home, complete with Bumblebee in the backyardTyrese Gibson is selling L.A. family home, complete with Bumblebee in the backyardTyrese Gibson is selling L.A. family home, complete with Bumblebee in the backyardTyrese Gibson is selling L.A. family home, complete with Bumblebee in the backyardTyrese Gibson is selling L.A. family home, complete with Bumblebee in the backyardTyrese Gibson is selling L.A. family home, complete with Bumblebee in the backyardTyrese Gibson is selling L.A. family home, complete with Bumblebee in the backyardTyrese Gibson is selling L.A. family home, complete with Bumblebee in the backyardTyrese Gibson is selling L.A. family home, complete with Bumblebee in the backyard
The actor has listed his 5-bedroom home in the gated community of Woodland Hills, Los Angeles, California, with Compass. According to the listing, his famous Bumblebee is part of the deal.

Tyrese has been talking about and showing off his real-life Bumblebee for a while to celebrity friends and, every once in a while, to the media. It doesn’t transform like the fictional Bumblebee from the Transformers movies, but it’s still impressive, standing tall enough to clear the second floor landing. It’s definitely a conversation starter and a must-have for Transformers fans.

The house includes other amenities for $3.5 million, of course. Spanning 5,225 square feet (485.4 square meters), it has five bedrooms and six bathrooms, a fully equipped gym, a cinema room, and a spa-like bathroom in the master bedroom. This master bedroom also includes his and hers walk-in wardrobes, and separate en suites, for all those mornings after a fight when you might not wish to cross paths with your significant other.

The Mediterranean-style home is custom built, with custom European cabinetry, and a homey mix of leather, wood and marble. There’s a state-of-the-art kitchen, a pool in the backyard, a three-car garage (*won’t fit Transformers, but will work just fine for regular vehicles), and the promise of privacy and security from being located in one of Los Angeles’ most famous gated communities.

Sure, this piece of real estate is puny compared to other celebrity listings, but it’s perfect for a permanent family residence. Add to the equation that it was celebrity owned and the impressive Bumblebee, and it’s a good investment – if you happen to have $3.5 million.

Gibson has another, much larger mansion in Georgia, which includes several Autobots of all sizes scattered throughout the property. He also has an Optimus Prime in a custom shelter by the pool in the backyard, and several Bumblebees. The man sure loves his Transformers.

On a related note, there’s a scrap metal museum in Thailand, aptly called Scrap Metal Art Thailand, that makes Bumblebees of all shapes and sizes, including some as large as Tyrese’s. You know, if you want the Autobot but not the real estate it comes attached to.

Editor's note: This article was not sponsored or supported by a third-party.

 
 
 
 
 

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