NICOLAS CAGE NEWS YOU CAN (MAYBE) USE
mackenzie | Jan 7, 2014 | 3:30PM |

WHEREIN: We bring you the developments (happening in and around Nicolas Cage) that we think are newsworthy, or, at the very least, almost newsworthy.

  • Jim Carrey, who had a small role in ‘Peggy Sue Got Married’ with Cage, has been quoted as saying that Cage has “elephant balls”. We’re unsure of the validity of Carrey’s statement, but we’re hoping it’s false. (Moviefone)

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  • Cage reportedly spent $276,000 to buy 2 king cobras and an octopus. Because buying a dog or a cat is too average for Nic Cage. (OKMagazine)
  • Cage previously owned the house where the series American Horror Story: Coven takes place. Which is an awesome house. (Vulture)
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  • Nicolas Cage and his son Weston co-authored a limited addition comic series called “Voodoo Child.” (ComicVine and Moviefone)
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  • Cage did shrooms with his cat, saying that the cat ate them out of the fridge so he might as well. Totally logical. (Gawker)
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  • Cage bought a Bavarian castle which he later had to sell because he lost a ton of money. He had to sell a lot of other things too. (Huffington Post)
  • Cage bought a massive pyramid tomb in New Orleans for him to be buried in when he dies. Even dead, Nic Cage has to be more fabulous than the rest of us. (Examiner)
  • Cage bought a Bahamian island next to Johnny Depp’s for $3 million. We’re trying to get in on that block party. (Yahoo)
  • Cage ate a live cockroach for the movie Vampire’s Kiss, even though the director said he only had to eat a raw egg. So that’s weird (Moviefone)

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  • Cage bought a Lamborghini once owned by the Shah of Iran, because where else would you buy a Lamborghini? (Comcast)
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    Nicolas Cage for president