""I allowed her to take a gorgeous picture for, I think it was, Town & Country (magazine) on my staircase. I said, 'You can do it... but you cannot say whose house it is.' She was so thrilled. She's still a very close friend."" Hollywood royalty Candy Spelling on allowing former First Lady Nancy Reagan to use the family's famous Beverly Hills mega-mansion for a photoshoot. Spelling has since sold the estate to British socialite Petra Ecclestone.