Sylvester Stallone He leaves California “permanently” and is welcomed with open arms in Florida.

The “Rocky” icon made the announcement at the premiere of the reality show’s second season. “The Stallone Family.”

“After long, hard consideration, your mother and I have decided that it is time to move on and leave the state of California permanently, and we are going to Florida,” Sylvester told his three daughters: Scarlet, 21, Sistine, 25., and Sophia, 27, referring to his wife of 26 years, Jennifer Flavin.

And he added: “We are going to sell this house. We already have the place, it is a closed deal.”

SYLVESTER STALLONE’S WIFE IN THE MOVE FROM FLORIDA: ‘HE DIDN’T REALLY LEAVE ME ANYTHING IN CALIFORNIA’

Sylvester Stallone

Sylvester Stallone will “permanently” leave California for Florida.

Florida Governor Ron DeSantis’ wife, Casey DeSantis, welcomed the Stallone family to Florida in a message on X, formerly known as Twitter, on Friday.

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“Welcome to the Free State of Florida!” Casey wrote alongside a clip of Stallone’s conversation with his daughters.

“In addition to respecting and protecting your God-given constitutional right to be free, you can also buy toothpaste without an armed guard at CVS opening it for you,” he added.

In 2021, Stallone purchased a sprawling $35.4 million home in Palm Beach, according to the Palm Beach Daily News.

Sly’s new Palm Beach home sits on about 1.5 lakefront acres, fronting more than 250 feet of beach with a dock, according to the outlet.

Sylvester Stallone in a gray suit and white shirt stands next to his daughters Sistine in a black lace and ruffle dress, Scarlet in a black lace dress, Sophia in a transparent black dress and his wife Jennifer in a black dress.

Sylvester Stallone is photographed on the red carpet with his daughters (LR) Sistine, Scarlet and Sophia, and his wife Jennifer.

Total living space, including a main house, a guest house and a pool pavilion near the keyhole pool in the backyard, is more than 13,000 square feet. Between the main and guest spaces, the property has seven bedrooms and 12 bathrooms, according to its Realtor.com listing.

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Since purchasing their Florida home three years ago, Stallone and his wife Jennifer Flavin have spent time in both Florida and California.

Sylvester Stallone and his wife

Sylvester Stallone and Jennifer Flavin bought a $35 million home in Palm Beach in 2021.

Flavin spoke to Fox News Digital at the inaugural “Rocky Day” celebration in December about the couple’s relocation, saying, “It’s an amazing move, I have to say I’m very happy with our move and our change.”

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“I was born and raised there, two of our kids were born there, but now they’re all gone, our daughters moved to the East Coast… so I really had nothing left in California,” she continued. “Some of our best friends moved too, so I think it’s a good change, just making new friends, living a totally different lifestyle. I love it, I’m very happy.”

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She was not alone in her desire to start over.

In the opening scenes of his Netflix documentary, “Sly,” Stallone spoke about the decision to move and said it was beneficial to his creativity.

Jennifer Flavin, Sistine Stallone, Sylvester Stallone and Sophia Stallone

Sylvester Stallone and Jennifer Flavin have been married for 26 years.

“I wasn’t moving because, ‘Oh wow, I wanted another beautiful view.’ Every time you change that paradigm that you get used to, it’s literally reactivating that process again,” she explained.

Flavin also made it clear in his interview that change was the main factor, not concern about crime rates. expressed by some celebrities.

“There’s crime everywhere, there’s crime in Florida too, so I didn’t move because of crime. You can find it everywhere you look, even in small towns,” the mother of three said.

Jennifer Flavin posing with Sylvester Stallone

Sylvester’s wife, Jennifer Flavin, said he did not leave California because of concerns about crime.

“I think California is probably the most beautiful state in America. I love it, but I just needed a change,” she added. “I felt like I’d been there long enough and life is short, so I wanted to make a change and not sit in a house for the rest of my life.”

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