10 Images From Inside the $18.5 Million Apartment That Inspired 'Fifty Shades of Grey' (PHOTOS)

Have you ever wondered what kind of place $18.5 million could buy you? One fancy enough for Christian Grey, at least. World-famous soccer player Cristiano Ronaldo recently purchased the New York City apartment that reportedly inspired the Fifty Shades of Grey bachelor pad owned by the title character.

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The Manhattan loft may not be in Seattle, but it is apparently the model used by EL James for her BDSM-obsessed billionaire control freak's home. Ronaldo bought the place off Italian real estate entrepreneur Alessandro Proto, who is widely rumored to be the inspiration for Christian Grey.

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The loft apparently does not contain a Red Room of Pain (boo!), but there are some pretty amazing details packed into the 2,509-square-foot unit. The view of Central Park doesn't suck either.

 

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