It looks like Rachael Ray has unhealthy luck in relation to shopping for properties.
The superstar chef’s Manhattan condominium was lately flooded by Hurricane Ida. The occasion occurred only a 12 months after the 53-year-old’s earlier upstate New York dwelling was burned down in a hearth.
“Ida took it out. And I imply, out. Down laborious,” Ray defined to Individuals. “Like, actually each speaker within the ceiling, the fireside, each seam within the wall… It was just like the condominium simply actually melted, like in ‘Depraved’ or one thing.”
“They put up their followers and their humidifiers. After which, they make a gap within the wall and break the primary water pipe and flood the whole constructing right down to the primary flooring, from our condominium on the sixth flooring,” the Meals Community star stated. “Inform me you wouldn’t really feel like a kicked can.”
She added that her husband John Cusimano completed renovations on the New York Metropolis dwelling and after a remediation staff got here in, extra injury was sadly performed.
Ray’s upstate dwelling was burned down unintentionally as a consequence of her chimney. She had been dwelling there for over 15 years and moved her eponymous TV present there throughout the coronavirus pandemic.
“On August ninth, my home burned. 15 years of reminiscences; 40 years of notebooks, drawings, ideas, my life’s work,” Ray stated on her present final 12 months. “It took about one hour for this home to come back down – and in my thoughts it took a long time earlier than it was even constructed. Within the years that I lived right here, I realized an terrible lot. Within the few weeks because it burned I feel I’ve realized much more. Right now we’re going to share what’s left of our dwelling with you.”
A month later, she shared with followers images of the rubble left from the hearth. “That is what’s left of our home, at the moment. Sharing our story + what we’ve realized in a really uncommon @rachaelrayshow premiere. Thanks to all our first responders, viewers + mates for his or her endless help. We’re very grateful and conscious of how lucky we’re in some ways,” she tweeted on the time.