Joan Rivers' Haunted New York Penthouse Where She Once Hired a Voodoo Priestess To Remove a Ghost Hits The Market For $38 Million

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May. 25 2021, Published 1:29 p.m. ET

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Joan Rivers' ultra-luxury penthouse has hit the market once again.

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The home -- which once belonged to the legendary comedian -- is listed for $10 million MORE than it was purchased for in 2014 following Rivers' death.

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It sold for a cool $28 million to an unidentified Middle Eastern couple and is now listed for $38 million.

The palatial triplex, located on the Upper East Side, has four bedrooms, four and a half bathrooms, five fireplaces, and its own private elevator.

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It also has its own ballroom where Joan would often host lavish parties for her A-list friends.

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The 11-room apartment boasts 5,200 square feet and features two terraces overlooking Central Park with gorgeous views of New York City.

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Joan Rivers' penthouse has great Hollywood history.

She's entertained guests like the late Princess Diana and said she believed her house was haunted.

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Not only did Joan say she encountered a ghost in the lavish NYC space but she also hired a voodoo priestess to rid of the spirit.

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The French-styled penthouse was designed by renowned architect Horace Trumbauer and has been described as one of the last examples of his "great houses in New York.”

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The reception room features 23’ ceilings with a sprawling balcony overlooking the living area.

Joan's former upstairs master bedroom is a sight to see and definitely fit for someone as extra as the late Fashion Police host.

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Rivers bought the stunning property in 1988, just one year after her then-husband Edgar Rosenberg's death.

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She would hilariously call herself the “scary lady upstairs," referencing her master bedroom.

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In 2009, Rivers' home was featured on Celebrity Ghost Stories where she told her ghost story.

Revealing she moved in the voodoo priestess to help her rid the "difficult" spirit, who Joan called "Mrs. Spencer.”

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Rivers was convinced that "Mrs. Spencer" was niece of financier J.P Morgan and a former resident of the penthouse.

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In August 2014, Joan suffered complications during surgery and stopped breathing.

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She was transported to a nearby hospital where she was put on life support.

Rivers died on September 4 at Mount Sinai after never waking up from a medically induced coma.

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The New York Medical Examiner's Office later said Joan died from brain damage caused by a lack of oxygen.

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