Estate of Denial news clips (5/19/16)

Will Britney Spears ever be treated like an adult?

Fox News

May 11, 2016

Britney Spears is being honored May 22nd at the Billboard Music Awards with the Millennium Award and a mashup performance celebrating a career that has already spanned two decades. Meanwhile, her Las Vegas Residency at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino has been extended with a $35 million deal for the next two years, and she has a new album on the way. In her spare time, a smiling Spears can be seen flaunting her fit body on Instagram and posing with her two sons—Sean Preston and Jayden James.

From her gleeful social media posts and booming career it’s easy to forget that the 34-year-old mother of two still doesn’t control most aspects of her life. She has been under a court-ordered conservatorship since 2008 which stemmed from an undisclosed mental illness and substance abuse in 2007. Her father, Jamie, and lawyer, Andrew Wallet, are her conservators and make key personal and financial decisions for the pop superstar.

 

Prince estate: Colorado inmate says he is singer’s son, sole heir

CNN

May 11, 2016

Kansas City, Missouri (CNN) Dividing up Prince’s vast estate just got more complicated.

Carlin Q. Williams, a 39-year-old inmate in federal prison, says he is the son of the music legend and the sole heir to his estate. His claims were filed by his attorney in the same court Prince’s siblings are seeking their share of the singer’s estate.

 

Prince’s $250 Million Estate Likely Won’t Be Settled Until at Least Next Year: ‘It’s a Slow Process,’ Says Source

People Magazine

May 11, 2016

Having left no known will, the fate of Prince‘s estate will be up in the air for months – or years.

“There’s a lot of different ways that it could play out,” a source close to the situation tells PEOPLE. “Something could be filed in the next 10 minutes that may affect the case, so it’s really hard to say what’s next.”

 

Prince’s Heirs Apparent: A Look At The Siblings Who Stand To Inherit His Fortune

Billboard

May 11, 2016

Prince’s relationship with his family was never simple. His parents had children from several marriages, and over the years these eight brothers and sisters fell in and out of favor with their famous family member. Now, following Prince’s unexpected death at age 57, those little-known siblings — his likely heirs — suddenly find themselves in the public eye.

Nearly three weeks after Prince’s body was discovered at his Paisley Park compound in suburban Minneapolis, no will has yet emerged – Prince’s only full sibling, sister Tyka Nelson, says she has no knowledge of a will, and his estate’s court-appointed special administrator, Bremer Trust, has yet to uncover one.

 

Prince’s death, Day 21: Claims on his estate pile up

USA TODAY

May 12, 2016

Here’s the latest on the investigation into the singer’s death, his estate and tributes:

8:45 p.m. ET: This memorial is VIP-only. A private, intimate Prince tribute is happening Wednesday evening in Los Angeles, according to TMZ and a message posted on Instagram by Spike Lee. The service is meant for Prince’s close friends in show business, says TMZ, and is so quiet that the exact location was not disclosed on invitations. ”Purple Beret And Purple Kobe’s For Prince Memorial Tonight In El LAY,” wrote Lee, sharing a picture of his tribute outfit.

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