“Idol” Contestants Bid Goodbye to “Haunted” Mansion

"American Idol" contestants have to face stomach churning nerves and worries over what the judges think of their performances. But the pop star wannabes have yet another problem: an apparently haunted mansion. According to TMZ, the reality show contenders recently hightailed it out of their Beverly Hills crib after reports of paranormal activity that even included a floating bed sheet sighting. Click through to see (ghost-free) photos of the alleged haunted house. View the listing.

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"Idol" contestants face stomach churning nerves and may incur the wrath of the judges. As if that's not enough, the pop star wannabes now worry about another problem: an apparently haunted mansion. According to <a href="http://www.tmz.com/2011/03/23/american-idol-contestants-move-out-house-hollywood-hills-mansion-ghost-spiders-leaking-haunted/" target="_blank">TMZ</a>, the reality show contenders recently hightailed it out of their Beverly Hills crib after reports of paranormal activity.
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There were bizarre flickering lights in the house, a spider infestation and even a floating bed sheet, TMZ reported. Click through to see (ghost-free) photos of the alleged haunted house. <a href="http://www.redfin.com/CA/Beverly-Hills/12300-Mulholland-Dr-90210/home/23465577" target="_blank">View the listing</a>.
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A view of the main entrance to the house, which "Idol" wannabes back in 2009 told People had the reputation for being haunted by a ghost named "Phyllis."
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Ex-competitor Anoop Desai told People he'd never seen the so-called ghost, but others described her as "just a friendly troublemaker. She bangs around and keeps people awake." The indoor wraparound balcony is a unique feature of the palatial home.
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The lighted ceilings and floor-to-ceiling windows provide ample light.
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The Tuscan compound boasts 28-foot coffered ceilings and a luxurious dual winding staircase.
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The sizable Mediterranean style home totals 15,000 square feet and is located on 2.14 acres of land.
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If you don't scare easily, the home is available to purchase for $12 million.
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Where the "Idols" dined.
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There doesn't seem to be anything remotely spooky about this spacious living room.
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The two story home features unobstructed canyon, lake, and mountain views, as well as a gourmet kitchen (pictured here) and a large motor court that holds up to 100 cars!
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The gourmet kitchen has plenty of space.
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Another view of the kitchen with marble island.
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The mansion features nine bedrooms and nine baths.
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The former crib of the wannabe stars is located in Beverly Hills Post Office and was built in 2008.
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Would you live here despite the alleged haunting?
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Now that the "Idols" have fled, who will be the new tenants of 12300 Mulholland Drive?
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The grounds include a stunning pool, waterfall, Koi pond, and an incredibly landscaped terrain.
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