SYDNEY, NS – If you’re wondering which Hot Sauce, Golf, Inverness Estate and Friends’ Star? Jennifer Aniston have in common, read on.
But get a coffee and sit down – that requires some explanation.
Aniston is the newest Hollywood star reportedly buying property in Cape Breton.
It seems to be just that – just a rumor that has been around the area for months.
Michael Stephen Ryan of The Town Heroes admits that he may have been a little troubled by its mention Aniston in social media postings earlier this week.
âThe best I’ve heard (from SEVERAL people) in a while is that Jennifer Aniston is buying a condo in Inverness. I wholeheartedly hope it’s true so that she can move there, fall in love with a cashier at the co-op, and eventually make a romantic comedy based on her unexpected true love story of the big city girl and the small town boy who introduces her pizza burgers , Trotting and bottling rum in 7 bottles to sneak into arenas and watch high school hockey games. “
The posts have since been removed, but it wasn’t long before the media scolded Ryan about it, much to his dismay.
âI didn’t start, but it did – I had a couple of radio stations this morning wanting to speak to me,â says Ryan, who spoke to the Cape Breton Post while on his band’s latest issue from Isolation Bingo prepared hot sauce roulette.
For those unfamiliar with this pandemic-inspired event, certain numbers are associated with certain hot sauces that bandmate Bruce Gillis must eat on a chicken wing when that particular number is called.
“So basically it’s torture for him, but entertainment for everyone else.”
“I don’t want to be responsible for telling everyone where (Jennifer Aniston) lives, but my mom has already promised her that she’ll crisp an apple and we’ll give her a free house concert to compensate.” – Michael Stephen Ryan
So far, the Town Heroes have used the bingos to raise $ 10,000 for charity. But while consuming spicy chicken sauces can be a lucrative endeavor, Ryan would have preferred to spread a hot rumor.
“I said it’s probably not true, but when it’s unlikely I don’t want to be the one to spread the gossip.”
He’s not the only one who isn’t entirely convinced that Hollywood kings are moving to Inverness.
“I have no knowledge of that at all,” said Keith MacDonald, Inverness County’s chief administrative officer. âIt is certainly not uncommon for famous people around the world to be drawn to the convenience of this area – the solitude, the golfing, the music – there is plenty to do in Inverness. But I have no knowledge of that. “
Inverness Property Limited real estate agent Leslie Freeman says she heard the rumor on Facebook, but beyond that, she doesn’t know anything about it. She said if a celebrity like Aniston bought real estate here, she might choose something on Cabot Links Golf Course, which has prime real estate for sale.
A spokesman for Cabot Links said they do not comment on property sales or transactions.
Ryan says he doesn’t want people to think he did the posting to get additional publicity for the release of his group’s new album on October 9th.
âOf course, I had no idea that was going to happen,â he says. âI said to one station, if it’s true, I want to apologize to Jennifer herself for spreading this, even though I didn’t start it. I don’t want to be responsible for telling everyone where she lives, but my mom has already promised her that she’ll crisp an apple and we’ll play her a free house concert to compensate.
“And my mother makes a good one.”
Elizabeth Patterson is a culture and health reporter for the Cape Breton Post.