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Donald Burns, Millionaire Extorted by Gay Porn Actor, Selling Palm Beach Mansion

Donald Burns, the Telecom millionaire and political activist who admitted to be extorted by a gay porn actor, has reportedly put his Palm Beach mansion on the market.

Just last week, gay porn actor Jarec Wentworth was found guilty for trying to extort money and a car from Burns by threatening to go public with their relationship. Wentworth also threatened to expose Burns paying the actor to introduce him to other Sean Cody models and performers. Following an FBI sting in March, Wentworth, whose real name is Teofil Brank, was arrested. Rumors over Burns being Brank's victim swirled soon after the arrest, but during trial, Burns was forced to admit the relationship. 

The trial also revealed that Burns, who was a heavy donor to Mitt Romney and Jeb Bush's campaigns, held sex parties in his mansion in Palm Beach.

On Monday, Gossip Extra broke the news that Burns had put his mansion, located at 1021 North Ocean Boulevard in Palm Beach, on the market.


According to Waterfront-Properties.com, the asking price for the 10,214-square-foot, six-bedroom, eight-bath abode is $28.75 million.

Included in the mansion is a sunlit living room, a cypress library, and a swimming pool nestled right by the ocean. The mansion also has a three-bedroom guest house and a three-car garage, a generator, and impact windows and doors.
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Chris Joseph
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