A previously sealed court document reveals that Gary Coleman sought a restraining order against his ex-wife, Shannon Price, saying she looted his home while he was in the hospital after heart surgery. In the documents, filed Feb. 19, Coleman said that while he was recovering in the hospital, Price was trespassing in his Santaquin home. "I am concerned that irreplaceable memorabilia, irreplaceable model trains, irreplaceable items of personal property will be stolen, damaged or destroyed," Coleman wrote, adding that Price "has shown a tendency to damage, destroy and steal my property and I believe she will continue to do so in my absence and while she is trespassing in my home." He asked the court to evict her from his home. The filing may weaken the legal claim of Price, who removed Coleman from life support after he suffered a head injury in a fall at his house while she was present. Price's legal claim to Coleman's estate is being opposed by Anna Gray, a former girlfriend of Coleman's, who has a legal will dated 2005. So far, Price has produced an unofficial, unwitnessed handwritten will. Coleman was cremated June 17, and in accordance to his will, no funeral service was held. A court-appointed attorney will hold the ashes until his heir is established.
Meanwhile, in a joint appearance on "the Joy Behar Show," Willie and Sue Coleman say they were robbed of a chance to say goodbye to their son. "I hurt more and more every day," Sue said. But they don't blame Price, who had Coleman's life support disconnected without notifying them. "We're not holding any animosity towards her because, like my wife said, she was young and inexperienced," Willie Coleman told Behar. Willie Coleman talked about their estrangement from their son, whom they adopted when he was four days old. "When Gary turned 18 years old, you know how you do a horse?" Willie said. "We were put out to pasture." Coleman said his son told him at the time, "I just feel that you were holding me in prison." Willie Coleman says he sometimes re-reads affectionate letters from his son, and they give him comfort.
Joe Jackson, Michael's father, has filed documents that inform Dr. Conrad Murray that Jackson intends to sue him for the wrongful death of his son a year ago Friday. Joe Jackson claims Murray lied to paramedics who asked what medications he had given Michael, and had been drinking at a strip club called Sam's Hofbrau hours before he allegedly administered the dose of Propofol that killed Jackson. The document says, "It was reckless for him to 'drink' prior to administering anesthesia to Michael Jackson. He concealed his conduct from Michael Jackson." Joe Jackson argues that he has grounds to sue because of his father-son relationship with Michael and because he was a "dependent parent." TMZ, which reports that Murray received a copy of the document in March, was told by his legal team, "The allegations are absolute, utter nonsense." They say Murray does not drink.
Sources close to Vienna Girardi say she broke up with "Bachelor" Jake Pavelka because he spent his time going to photo shoots and other media events, rather than working on their relationship, and that he was a "fame whore," But Pavelka says that the pair will remain pals "no matter what happens." Her stepmother says Vienna left behind the $50,000 diamond, which Jake gave her on the show, but he'll have to return the ring to the production company, sources say. And just days after she moved out, Vienna was spotted dancing and holding hands with Gregory Michaels, of "Greek," the actor with whom Jake suspected she was involved.
Jeremy London's brother is among those speculating about the actor's reported abduction at gunpoint a week and a half ago, but London said in a videotaped statement that the incident "actually did happen" and has "been an absolute nightmare." Jeremy's twin, Jason, said, "I'm glad my brother’s OK, but I have serious questions about what transpired. His health is our number one concern." In the videotaped statement released to RadarOnline, London says, "It was one of the worst days of my life. I thought I was going to die. Thank God I made it out alive. I had a gun put to my head, I had my family threatened. We're working closely with the Palm Springs Police Department to get the rest of the guys." London, a recovering drug addict, told police he was forced to smoke marijuana with his kidnappers and buy and hand out alcohol on the streets. He has been embroiled in a custody battle with his ex-wife, Melissa, over their son Lyric, 3. But Melissa, who also has allegedly battled drug use, was with London in the initial stages of the incident. Jeremy London accuses his mother, his twin and his twin's girlfriend, Sofia Karsten, of spreading "outrageous lies" about the incident. London, who says he hasn't spoken to his family in six months, sent "cease and desist" letters warning them to stop commenting publicly on the case. Asked if police doubted London's story, Palm Springs Police spokeswoman Melissa Desmarais said: "No, not at this point. Our investigators had enough information to arrest a suspect and the investigation is ongoing."
Expensive jewelry that was given to actress Anne Hathaway, left, by her former boyfriend, a con man, will be auctioned off to repay his victims, according to the New York Post. In 2008, weeks after his arrest on fraud charges, the actress turned over to the FBI jewelry given to her by Raffaello Follieri, including a gold Rolex valued at $25,000 and a silver Rolex valued at $5,000, silver earrings with diamonds, a silver chain with a cross pendant, two gold rings, a five-strand pearl necklace and a Louis Vuitton box. Hathaway rejected an offer to bid exclusively on the rings, necklaces and other items. A date for the auction has not yet been set.
Nicole Richie's probation for her 2006 DUI case has been extended because she had two approved leaves of absence to give birth to and care for her two children. The judge extended her probation through March 2011 but says he will terminate the probation earlier if she completes the classes. The operators of the classes say Richie's "attitude is excellent."
Jennifer Garner is not expecting an addition to the family, despite speculation raised by photos of her wearing loose clothing. "Jennifer is absolutely not pregnant," the rep tells People. Garner and husband Ben Affleck have two daughters, Violet, 4, and Seraphina, 1. Garner stars in and produced the comedy "Butter," which will debut in 2011.
-- Anne Neville
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