- Michel Temer and former beauty queen Marcela have left the Alvorada Palace
- Marcela is said to have brought in a priest to expel bad spirits from the home
- The family have moved to the smaller Jaburu Palace just a mile away
The president of Brasil has moved out of his official residence, blaming 'bad vibes' and even ghosts for the disturbance.
Michel Temer, 76, and his former beauty queen wife Marcela, 33, have left the Alvorada Palace in Brasilia and moved a mile away to the traditional residence of the vice-president.
President Temer said he found the cavernous modernist building spooky and his seven-year-old son was the only one who liked the home.
Brazilian President Michel Temer (right) has moved out of Alvorada Palace in Brasilia with wife Marcela (left) and their seven-year-old son Michelzinho because of 'bad energy' in the building
He said: 'I felt something strange there. I wasn't able to sleep right from the first night. The energy wasn't good.
'Marcela felt the same thing. Only [their son] Michelzinho, who went running from one end to the other, liked it.'
'We even started to wonder: could there be ghosts?,' he said to Brazilian newspaper Veja.
The cavernous Alvorada Palace is a modernist building designed by Brasilian architect Oscar Niemayer. The president said that his young son was the only one who warmed to the home
President Temer's former beauty queen wife (pictured) is said to have brought in a priest to drive away any bad spirits. The presidential home boasts a football field and medical centre
The Alvorada palace, which means Dawn, was designed by architect Oscar Niemeyer and boasts a pool, football field, chapel, medical centre and lawn.
According to a report in Globo newspaper, Marcela Temer brought in a priest to attempt to drive out any evil spirits, but to no avail.
The Temers then moved to the still luxurious but smaller Jaburu Palace nearby.
This was Temer's residence when he served as vice president until last year.
He became president when Dilma Rousseff was impeached for breaking budget accounting laws.
Mr Temer automatically became president when Dilma Rousseff was impeached for breaking budget accounting laws. He has moved back into his old home, Jaburu Palace, a mile away
No one filled his vacant vice presidential post meaning he can now take his pick of palaces.
The house moving comes in the middle of a severe political crisis for Brazil, with many of Temer's allies facing potential corruption probes.
The president himself is battling a case in the electoral court where he is accused of having benefited from illegal donations when he and Rousseff ran together in 2014.
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