Prince’s Sister Files Court Documents Claiming There’s No Will
Prince’s sister, Tyka Nelson, filed court documents on Tuesday opening a probate case claiming her brother didn’t leave a will. The legendary musician died at his Paisley Park compound in Minnesota on Thursday. According to the documents, Nelson is requesting that Bremer Trust, National Association be named the special administrator to oversee her brother’s estate. Under Minnesota law, a special or personal representative is appointed when an executor has not been named in the will.
Prince’s lawyer says star wasn’t on drugs
Prince‘s longtime lawyer called the death of the superstar a complete shock and said Monday that the singer lived a clean and healthy lifestyle, disputing suggestions that he had a drug addiction. Prince was found dead in Paisley Park, his home and vast recording studio in Chanhassen, Minnesota, on Thursday at the age of 57. An autopsy was conducted, but complete results won’t be in for weeks. Police have said there was no indication of suicide.
A Hierarchy of Love and Loss and Prince
I will start by explaining: I drank too much last Wednesday. This is not an unusual occurrence for me, these days, 32 and single and living in a Midwestern college town, “figuring it out.” A few months ago I ran into someone at a party, a graduate of my own program now turned local fixture: stable, settled. We’d been chatting for a minute, maybe less—just a casual exchange of fact-finding questions, normal post-MFA politesse—when he chuckled. “Oh,” he said. “You’re in that year.”
Kelly Ripa gives ABC a tongue-lashing during ‘Live’ return
Kelly Ripa declared “our long national nightmare is over” Tuesday as she returned to her ABC morning show with gritted teeth and a big fake smile in an obvious effort to hide her fury over co-host Michael Strahan’s sudden decision to quit. In one of the most awkward moments in morning- TV history, Ripa walked hand-in-hand with Strahan onto the set of “Live with Kelly and Michael” after taking several days off in a snit over last week’s announcement by the network that the former NFL star would be switching to “Good Morning America.”
Michael Strahan gives his two weeks’ notice
Michael Strahan is leaving “Live with Kelly and Michael” early following the debacle over his departure announcement. The former New York Giant’s last show will be on May 13, rather than his originally planned exit in September, ABC confirmed today. The move comes after Kelly Ripa flew into a rage after she was informed that Strahan was leaving the show less than an hour before the press release went out last week.
Kathie Lee Gifford has some advice for Kelly and Michael
Kathie Lee Gifford stopped by the FOX411 studios on Tuesday, and she shared some advice for fellow morning-show hosts Kelly Ripa and Michael Strahan. “Be totally professional,” she advised. “I would keep anything that is going on between you private… It’s nobody’s business but yours. But always, always be professional at your job. That’s what you’re hired to do.” Ripa made waves when she disappeared from the air after a sudden announcement thatStrahan was leaving “Live” to take a full-time position at “Good Morning America.”
Jay Z’s ‘Becky’ is a composite of many women
While Rachel Roy and Rita Ora have denied being the “Becky with the good hair” mentioned in Beyoncé’s “Sorry,” a song on the album “Lemonade,” sources said “Becky” is a composite of women Jay Z was rumored to have had liaisons with earlier in their relationship — but he’s since changed his ways. An insider told us: “I don’t think Beyoncé is calling out one girl. It is many girls. The rumors have been around for years.”
Rachel Roy officially denies cheating ‘Becky’ title
Rachel Roy is not the “Becky” you’re looking for. “I want to put the speculation and rumors to rest,” the designer told People in a statement on Tuesday. “My Instagram post was meant to be fun and lighthearted, it was misunderstood as something other than that. There is no validity to the idea that the song references me personally. There is no truth to the rumors.” After Beyoncé dropped her “Lemonade” album on Saturday claiming a “Becky with good hair” was the cause of marital strife, Roy seemingly outed herself as Jay Z’s mistress.
MYA ON ‘LEMONADE’ I’M NOT BECKY … and I NEVER Have Been!
Mya’s dodging the Beyhive by declaring she’s never been a side chick to Jay Z — but she’s not exactly giving him a vote of confidence on the cheating rumors. Our photog asked the singer if Beyonce’s fans ever came after her the way they’ve been jumping on Rachel Roy
KID ROCK 911 Call … ‘I NEED A F****** AMBULANCE!’
An emotional Kid Rock called 911 after finding the body of his assistant who died in an ATV wreck. You can hear Rock’s frustration with the 911 operator as he demands an ambulance come to his house. At one point, the rocker is so upset, he hands the phone to a friend to finish the call.
KIM KARDASHIAN PUBLIC REUNION WITH ROB … Blac Chyna Too
Kim Kardashian is back to hanging out with her baby bro and his fianceé/her former BFF. Kim was hanging with Rob Kardashian and Blac Chyna Tuesday morning in Bev Hills — only the second time we’ve seen Kim and Rob together since before her wedding … 2 years ago!
Susan Boyle hauled away by cops after airport meltdown
Susan Boyle was caught up in a dramatic showdown with police after suffering another meltdown. The “I Dreamed a Dream” singer, 55, was taken away by cops at Heathrow Airport. They were called to a British Airways lounge where Boyle was in a heated disagreement with a staff member. A witness said: “She looked confused and was shouting: ‘I’ve done nothing wrong, I’ve done nothing wrong’ repeatedly.”
BRITNEY SPEARS Appeals Court Says … SHE WAS A DRUG ABUSER
Britney Spears not only had mental issues that landed her in a psych ward … she was a drug abuser … so says the California Court of Appeals. It’s pretty shocking, but new legal docs filed by Britney’s own team include a 2015 decision by the appeals court which lays out Britney’s struggles back in 2007 – 2008 in graphic detail. The trigger for the new docs is an impending deposition in a case that squares Britney against her former friend and manager Sam Lutfi.
Sheen’s lawyer goes after star’s ex
Charlie Sheen‘s lawyer says his ex-fiancee’s attempt to extend a temporary restraining order against the actor is a publicity stunt. Sheen’s attorney, Martin D. Singer, wrote in a court filing Monday that Sheen has not had any contact with his ex, Scottine Ross, in more than a year.
Iggy Azalea and Nick Young attempt to bowl over cheating drama
Nothing like a game of bowling to get over the fact that your fiancé admitted to cheating on you with a random 19-year-old. Iggy Azalea and Nick Young were spotted with a group of pals at Lucky Strike Live in Hollywood on Sunday night doing just that. Unsurprisingly the “Team” singer, 25, and Laker bench player, 30, drew a crowd of curious on-lookers, forcing security to cordon off two lanes for them and the rest of their party.
Kevin and Danielle Jonas expecting second child
There’s another baby Jonas on the way. Kevin Jonas and wife Danielle are expecting their second child. “Prepping for baby number two,” the former boybander wrote on Instagram.
People like ‘Game of Thrones’ nudity more than porn
People prefer the nudity on “Game of Thrones” to actual porn, according to newly released data. The number of people searching for sex scenes and re-enactments from the hit HBO series on pornhub.com skyrocketed 370 percent during the two days before the show’s Season 6 premiere, the entertainment news site Cinemablend reported.
Jon Snow’s Blood Pattern Might Be A Big ‘Game Of Thrones’ Clue
Blood may hold a clue about the fate of Jon Snow. In the opening scene of Sunday night’s “Game of Thrones” Season 6 premiere, viewers saw Jon Snow’s body lying on the ground after he had been stabbed by his fellow Night’s Watch men. In last season’s finale, blood began trickling out of the Lord Commander, made even more dramatic against the white snow.
‘Fully Committed’ pokes fun at Gwyneth’s ridiculous foodie demands
Gwyneth Paltrow’s famously strict diet gets skewered in the revival of foodie play “Fully Committed,” about an overwhelmed restaurant reservationist dealing with ferociously demanding customers. Jesse Tyler Ferguson, who plays over 40 characters in the one-man show at the Lyceum Theatre, is the one-named Bryce, who works as Paltrow’s assistant and calls several times with ever-stricter requests like a “locally sourced, no-fat, no-salt, no-dairy, no-sugar, no-chicken, no-meat, no-fish, no-soy, no-rice, no-foam, no-corn tasting menu.”
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