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Advertising Guru Sells Hamptons Estate: ‘I don’t Want My Money Going To Obama’

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He got taxed out of town.

Legendary advertising guru Jerry Della Femina is the latest Hamptons fat cat to unload his East End spread at the precipice of the dreaded fiscal cliff, The Post has learned.

The flamboyant Madison Avenue guru has sold his 8,500-square-foot estate — the host of many legendary Hamptons bashes — for $25 million, and blames his flight squarely on President Obama’s fiscal policies.

“I want the proceeds of this sale to go to my kids and my grandkids,” said the man behind iconic ad campaigns for Meow Mix and Absolut Vodka. “I don’t want my money going to Obama, and that’s what’s going to happen in the New Year. That’s why I sold right now, that’s why I wanted to get this done.”

The listing broker for the East Hampton oceanfront property, Corcoran’s Susan Breitenbach, declined to comment on the megabucks deal.

Sources said that the buyers are a New York based family.

Della Femina’s buzzer-beating sale is just one of many big-ticket closings sweeping the Hamptons as affluent homeowners seek to move their blue-chip digs before taking a capital-gains beating in the coming year.



  1. Diann

    December 23rd, 2012

    Who gives a crap about his FAMILY! They didn’t work for that money. They have no right to that money! With all that Obama is doing for us, isn’t it obvious that he deserves that money more than this man’s family?! Wow, I can’t believe how incredibly unpatriotic this fat-cat rich man is.

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  2. Buffalobob

    December 23rd, 2012

    I’ll bet that the main topic at his lavish cocktail parties in the Hampton’s was about just how obama is the mostest, smartest, brilliant, super orator, coolest, hip, black man ever.

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  3. scr_north

    December 23rd, 2012

    Yeah, I agree with BuffalBob. I wonder who Mr. Femina has been supporting for the past few years? Not that I’m being suspicious mind you, it’s just that I expect to hear some squealing from the well off that supported Obama and the Dems because it was the chic thing to do. Whoever he supported (or didn’t) it would appear that he got the message.

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  4. scr_north

    December 23rd, 2012

    And of course, that was meant to be “BuffaloBob”. Sorry Bob.

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  5. Eric

    December 23rd, 2012

    This story is a non-starter. Everyone seems to be focused on some rich people selling off their mansions (for a huge profit), and everyone seems to be forgetting that there is another rich person shelling out cash for the mansion they are selling. This is just a normal profit making transaction on the part of the seller.

    Until the rich destroy these possessions and leave nothing to the looters, they are just ‘diversifying’ their investments into safer ‘shelters’.

    The key to this story should be the purchaser of the property who isn’t worried about ‘obama’ taxes, not the seller with some lame tax evasion scheme.

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