As far as his country music fans are concerned, Tim McGraw could sing the Yellow Pages, and it would still sound mighty purdy. And the fact that he's mad at his record label for putting out another greatest-hits package of his songs instead of new tunes, well, it just makes those fans happier than bugs who missed the windshield to know that he cares.
So why, oh why, did he and Faith Hill list their Beverly Park home? Can he really be giving up Los Angeles and, with it, shattering any hope fans had for a chance encounter at Ralphs?
The couple's Mediterranean on 4 acres is on the market at $14.8 million. It has six bedrooms and 7 1/2 bathrooms in 10,500 square feet.
The two-story entry features limestone floors, a large skylight and a wrap-around staircase.
The master suite has his and her bathrooms; the "his" bathroom is, somewhat voyeuristically, open and connected to a state-of-the-art gym. The pool area is pretty spectacular, as is the kitchen with all stainless-steel appliances.
McGraw has sold 40 million albums and singles worldwide and won three Grammys. McGraw and Hill, both 41, ended their two-year Soul2Soul Tour in 2007, grossing $142 million; more than 2 million fans attended 117 shows in 92 cities.
He appeared in the lead role in the 2006 film "Flicka" after making his acting debut in the critically acclaimed TV show " Friday Night Lights" and has a supporting role in the upcoming holiday release " Four Christmases."
The raspy-voiced Hill, a country legend in her own right, played Sarah Sunderson in the 2004 movie "The Stepford Wives."
She is quoted on the Internet Movie Database as saying, "A man who is right by your side through everything makes you happy. But he can leave your side to make dinner once in a while!" And just in case he does, his fans will be at the grocery store a-waitin'.
Marisa Zanuck of Keller Williams Realty, Beverly Hills, has the listing.
No crime scene, just city scenery
When you're channel-surfing some evenings, doesn't it seem like there's a "CSI" show on every station?
While all those gory dissection scenes sort of blur together, few on the TV series could wield a scalpel with the savoir-faire of Miami chief medical examiner Dr. Alexx Woods. Heck, she even spelled her name in a cool way.
Khandi Alexander, who played the role, is hoping to sell her Hollywood Hills house for $2,995,000.
The house has four bedrooms and 4 1/2 bathrooms in 4,126 square feet of living space.
From its two-story entry, there are views of the Chateau Marmont, and you can see city lights from the lap pool and spa.
There are two living rooms, five fireplaces, a separate guest apartment, a formal dining room and a three-car garage.
Alexander, 51, left the CBS hit show "CSI: Miami" just before the end of last season but says she is returning, according to her listing agent. She played the recurring role of Jackie Robbins on "ER" and was a regular on "NewsRadio."