The world news – Death of Larry King: his family is torn apart because of his will

Larry King’s death turns into family conflict! The wife of the late journalist disputes his will, secretly modified by the latter There he divided his inheritance among his children and excluded the widow, from whom he was separated.

Larry King and his seventh wife Shawn King (née Shawn Southwick) split in 2019 The TV presenter filed for divorce in August 2019 and secretly changed his will two months later in October He wrote on a handwritten note: « These are my last wills and my last testament It will have to replace all previous wills I want 100% of my funds to be split evenly among my children, Andy, Chaia, Larry Jr, Chance and Cannon « 

Shawn King officially challenged this will on Tuesday, February 16, 2021 She says the valid will is from 2015, four years before their divorce The widow is mentioned there Larry King then entrusted her with the titles of executor and administrator of the King family trust.

Shawn King also suspects his stepson Larry Jr, who filed the motion in his father’s will, of having exerted influence over the deceased. She also allegedly discovered the existence of a secret bank account, from which Larry King donated $ 260,000 to Larry Jr. To discredit him, the widow even specifies that Larry Jr only knew his father after he was 30, and never contributed to his brilliant career as a media man

Shawn adds that she chatted with her late husband daily, although they were separated but not officially divorced. « A reconciliation was still possible », she said, but was made impossible because of Larry King’s health

Larry King died on January 23, 2021, at the age of 87, at Cedars-Sinai Hospital, Los Angeles He was admitted there after contracting Covid-19, a virus that has increased health already weakened by type 2 diabetes Larry King had also suffered heart attacks, lung cancer and angina

Married 8 times (including twice to the same woman), the deceased was a father of 5 children, Andy, Chaia, Larry King, Jr, Chance and Cannon King The first two, Andy and Chaia, died three weeks apart in July and August 2020

The world news – Death of Larry King: his family is torn apart because of his will