April 28, 2007 |
A court here cleared the way for Anna Nicole Smith's ex-boyfriend to leave with their baby daughter, rejecting an appeal by the late reality TV star's mother. The judges ruled that a U.S. court probably would have the final say in the custody dispute between Virgie Arthur and Larry Birkhead, whom DNA tests confirmed as the baby's father.
March 3, 2007 |
The guests of honor were feuding. Spectators booed and cheered behind steel barricades. A crew from an entertainment TV program buzzed around a coffin draped in a rhinestone-studded pink cloth.
March 2, 2007 |
Former Playboy Playmate Anna Nicole Smith will be buried beside her son today in a custom-made gown after an extravagant, private and "very pink" memorial service. The service at Mount Horeb Baptist Church, west of downtown Nassau, will be "over the top," with up to 300 guests, a singer and copious amounts of pink flowers, organizer Patrik Simpson said. Smith, 39, died in Florida on Feb.
March 1, 2007 |
A three-judge panel from the 4th District Court of Appeal ruled Wednesday against Anna Nicole Smith's estranged mother, who had sought to take the tabloid star's body to her native Texas for burial. "Anna Nicole Smith's last ascertainable wish with respect to the disposition of her remains was that she be buried in the Bahamas next to her son Daniel Wayne Smith. This finding is not essentially disputed," the judges wrote in their five-page opinion issued in West Palm Beach.
February 21, 2007 |
Anna Nicole Smith wanted to be buried next to her son in the Bahamas and bought two burial plots for their final resting places, Howard K. Stern, the former Playboy Playmate's last companion, told a Florida court Tuesday. In his first court appearance since Smith died Feb. 8, Stern sat in the witness chair in front of photographer Larry Birkhead, Smith's former lover, who also claims to be the father of her 5-month-old daughter, Dannielynn.
February 19, 2007 |
Immigration Minister Shane Gibson resigned in a flap over his relationship with the late Anna Nicole Smith. Photos in a Bahamas newspaper recently showed Gibson in bed with the former Playboy Playmate. Both were clothed, but the pictures stoked a controversy because Gibson had fast-tracked her application for residency.