US WEEKLY AUGUST 16, 2004

 

CROSSING JORDAN'S JERRY O’CONNELL’S BACHELOR PAD

Rebecca Romijn-Stamos’s new guy takes Us on a tour of his West Hollywood home

- By Jed Dreben & Sarah Tomczak

Despite having had many famous girlfriends (including Sarah Michelle Gellar, E!'s Giuliana DePandi and currently Rebecca Romijn-Stamos), Jerry O’Connell hasn't applied a feminine touch to his Hollywood Hills home of nine years. The main features of the living room in his two-bedroom apartment are a treadmill and a ping-pong table! “A lot of times when I bring a girl back, they're shocked at how barren it is,” O’Connell, 30, tells Us. “There was a good six months when I didn't have a bed - I was sleeping on a towel!” Now the star has primped his pad with secondhand furniture from NYC's Housing Works (which he calls, “a cooler, hipper Goodwill”), perhaps the cozy condo is finally fit for a queen.

 

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Jerry O'Connell Shaving

Jerry O'Connell came clean with Us at his West Hollywood pad July 31.

 

Jerry O'Connell in kitchen

O'Connell's A.M. Choice? "Couple of eggs and coffee - you can't go wrong," he tells Us. "Eggs are a solid breakfast."

"There's a side of me that's the single guy and likes the fact that no one can really mess with my place."

 

Jerry O'Connell's Fridge

In His Fridge...

O'Connell's fridge is stocked with Korbel champagne. "They send more than I can drink!"

 

Jerry O'Connell Pool

The daily lap swimmer admits: "We've had a few late night parties [in the complex pool], which has gotten us into a bit of trouble."

 

Jerry's Piano

O'Connell plays Billy Joel songs on the piano, which is adorned with family photos. Little brother Charlie, 29, lives in the apartment below. "We refer to [the apartments] as our adult bunk beds!" jokes O'Connell.

 

Jerry's Bedroom

The actor inadvertently paid nearly $1,000 for the blue strip light during a date, "I wanted to show off. I thought for sure somebody was going to outbid me!"

 

Jerry O'Connell's Treadmill

"I try to use it five days a week," O'Connell says of his $300 treadmill.

 

bobbleheads

A bobblehead collection and a photo of JFK with O'Connell's grandfather.

 

O'Connell Art

The O'Connell's Early Art

O'Connell (left) and his brother, Charlie.

 

 

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