Wow. So Anna Nicole Smith drops dead at the age of 39, after a buttload of trouble:
Smith was involved in a paternity suit regarding the parentage of her daughter, Danielynn, as well as other disputes, including some regarding a house she stayed at in the Bahamas around the time she gave birth.
Earlier this week, Smith was included in a class-action lawsuit against a company, TrimSpa, for which she had worked as a spokesperson. TrimSpa makes a product it claims leads to substantial weight loss. The lawsuit alleges the marketing of the product, TrimSpa X32, was false or misleading. (Full story)
Smith’s son, Daniel Wayne Smith, died at age 20 just days after the birth of Smith’s daughter.
Pathologist Cyril Wecht said a lethal dose of methadone and antidepressants caused cardiac dysrhythmia, leading to his death.
In June 1994, the then-26-year-old Smith married Texas oil baron J. Howard Marshall II, 89, who had an estate valued at $1.6 billion.
He died the following year, and Smith waged a 12-year feud with Marshall’s son, Pierce Marshall, over the inheritance.
She initially won a $474 million judgment, but that was scrapped when a Texas state court ruled that Pierce Marshall was the sole heir.
In May 2006, however, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that Smith could pursue her fight in federal court. Pierce Marshall, 67, died in June.
All that might exhaust me to the point of death too. Poor woman.
Other than that, what with everyone dead and all, do you think I could have some of that money?!?