Why buy this haunted house and an island full of iguanas?

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Hollywood actor Nicolas Cage is known for being, well, a little different from the norm.

But I’ve found out a couple of things about him on this trip that have left me really puzzled.

One, he reportedly bought the supposedly haunted LaLaurie mansion in New Orleans.

Now this is renowned as the most haunted house in the whole of America.

Two, I was told that he had also bought an island in the Exumas, Bahamas that is overrun by iguanas and is now back on the market.

Now Nic, I know you like to be quirky.

But why? If you know a place is seriously haunted, why buy it?

Similarly, if you know an island is chock full of iguanas then why would you buy that?