Seeing Pink

Atlanta made its entry into a post on the celeb blog PinkIsTheNewBlog today.

The celebrity? A house. A pink house, to be exact.

It seems that the house on North Avenue in the Little 5/ Candler area was painted bright pink as an advertising ploy for the tabloid riddled reality show The Simple Life: Til Death Do Us Part starring Nicole Richie and Paris Hilton. There are cutouts of the cast seen in the doorways and windows, as well as a giant “E!” representing the cable network. The hedges in the front even spell out the day the show airs.

I wonder if the neighbors are seeing red instead?

Photo courtesy of C. Merrill

5 Comments so far

  1. Paulie [eatl/ga] (unregistered) on June 6th, 2006 @ 2:43 pm

    That’s funny. I rode my bike by the house shortly after it was painted and while some filming was occurring. As I rode by I yelled to the people in the front yard “Wow, that’s bright… even with my sunglasses on.” Even the workers agreed with me.

  2. Michael O'Brien (unregistered) on June 6th, 2006 @ 4:35 pm

    Has anybody seen this on the E! network for promotions? I saw a spot for the show last night but didn’t see the tacky house on there. Surely they can’t just expect driver traffic to generate viewership of this ummm… show.

  3. Oliver (unregistered) on June 6th, 2006 @ 5:07 pm

    This house is a few houses down from the house I grew up in, and where my mother still lives. The picture doesn’t even do the pinkness justice. Pepto Bismol’s got nothing on this house! My mom said she wasn’t a big fan of the advertisements, but the pink didn’t bother her – something about freedom of choice and lack of ridiculous suburban covenants… Personally, I don’t think it’s that big of a deal, although I was a little disappointed that my mom wouldn’t be hanging with Paris and Nicole. BTW, when I was growing up there was just abandoned lots and kudzu, and an abandoned D.O.T. building with vagrants in it, so everything’s relevant.

  4. Maigh (unregistered) on June 7th, 2006 @ 3:10 pm

    That’s what I like to call OOOOOOOOOglie.

    For all its glory I’d assume it did manage to secure [a small amount of]income for some local workers. I’d be more excited about the “bright side” if it wasn’t all four in pink.


  5. Sabrina (unregistered) on June 9th, 2006 @ 4:21 pm

    Apparently someone recently stole the lemonade stand….

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