The Most Outlandish Tales About the $1-Billion Trophy Property of Beverly Hills - Blockbusters

The 157-acre property that sits atop Beverly Hills near its border with Beverly Crest is known as The Vineyard Beverly Hills and it's a part-time event space and a full-time trophy property, awaiting the buyer or buyers who will drop $1 billion to have it. The history of "L.A.'s last real estate trophy," as The Hollywood Reporter calls it, involves foreign royalty, Hollywood royalty, and the guy who founded Herbalife. It was his sudden death in 2000 that threw this highly desirable property into the center of multiple legal battles and left it ultimately in the hands of a guy who paid nothing for it, a convicted felon, and a mysterious foreign rich guy. We've picked out the nine weirdest, mo