Entertainment Jeff Bridges' home 'severely damaged' in California mudslides

04:30  12 january  2018
04:30  12 january  2018 Source:   Wonderwall

Devastated by mudslides, Montecito has nowhere for debris and more rain is on the way

  Devastated by mudslides, Montecito has nowhere for debris and more rain is on the way The massive cleanup effort is still taking place, with debris ending up at fairgrounds and the beachMud, cars, and remnants of 100-year-old trees now fill 11 debris fields in Montecito.

Related: Oprah's home suffers 'minor damage ' from Southern California mudslides . Actor Jeff Bridges also tweeted that he and his family were affected. "Our home has been severely damaged , but we are safe

"You hear the word mudslides and you have no idea the impact that it has. But after the largest fire in California history, it's catastrophic, it's beyond recognizable." Actor Jeff Bridges tweeted that he and his family were affected. "Our home has been severely damaged , but we are safe, and so thankful

Jeff Bridges wearing a suit and tie: Jeff Bridges attends the world premiere of 'Only The Brave' in Los Angeles on Oct. 8, 2017.© Eugene Powers/WENN.com Jeff Bridges attends the world premiere of 'Only The Brave' in Los Angeles on Oct. 8, 2017. Jeff Bridges' home could be a total loss after mudslides ripped through his neighborhood.

"Our home has been severely damaged, but we are safe, and so thankful for that and for the first responders who are working tirelessly to save people," he tweeted on Jan. 11. "We are heartbroken over the loss of lives in our community. Your prayers and best wishes are most appreciated."

"The Big Lebowski" star lives behind Oprah Winfrey, who's home was also affected by mudslides. In a video posted to Instagram on Jan. 9, she pointed to a neighbor's home behind hers and said it was "gone." That home, TMZ said, was Jeff's.

Thanks everyone for your prayers and concern. My property is fine.Some mud , and minor damage that pales in comparison to what my neighbors are going thru. #mudslides

Mudslides take heavy toll on immigrants serving posh town .
Oprah Winfrey and Rob Lowe give Montecito its star power, but it's people like Antonio and Victor Benitez who keep the wealthy Southern California community running. The Mexican brothers are gardeners and part of the town's working-class immigrant population, which suffered outsized losses from the recent mudslides that killed at least 20, injured dozens and damaged or destroyed hundreds of homes.Antonio and Victor Benitez suffered broken bones and each lost a child. Antonio's wife was killed, while Victor's wife is missing and his toddler son was injured.Nearly a third of those killed in the Jan.

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