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Celebrity $1 Million Extravagances

People love to read about celebrities who spend huge sums of money on luxury items—even in these hard times. After all, who wouldn’t be amused to learn that Paris Hilton owns a $325,000 doghouse that’s an exact replica of her own mansion?

The limits of celebrity conspicuous consumption continue to be pushed. Some of the rich and famous have distinguished themselves by the sheer quantities of cash spent on quirky luxury items—up to $1 million or more. Often, the practicality of these purchases is dubious at best, and nonexistent at worst.

Who are some of the celebrities who have spent around $1 million or more on decadent extravagances? Click ahead to find out.

By Daniel Bukszpan
Posted 15 September 2011

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