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Madonna & Kids Sightseeing In Athens

Madonna & Kids Sightseeing In Athens

Madonna and her children were photographed sightseeing in Athens, Greece. Madonna, who was in town for her Sticky & Sweet Tour, took in the historic city with her three children, Lourdes, Rocco and David.

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Company Trying To Deny Ledger’s Life Insurance Policy

Just when you think things revolving around Heath Ledger’s estate have settled down, they heat back up again.

The trustee appointed to hold Heath’s $10 million life insurance policy money in trust for daughter Matilda is suing the life insurance company, ReliaStar Life Insurance Company, for claiming the actor’s death may have been a suicide, despite the fact the death was ruled accidental.

Instead of paying the $10 mil, ReliaStar instead decided to investigate whether Ledger committed suicide, which the trustee claims is a “transparent ploy to avoid paying the money.” Lawyers for the insurance company have claimed Ledger’s death was “suspicious” – and if it was a suicide, it would nullify the policy. The company alleges in its answer to the trustee’s lawsuit,

“ReliaStar is entitled to investigate Plaintiff’s claim to determine if the ‘Suicide’ provision is applicable.” That provision states, “If the Insured commits suicide … we will pay only the amount of premiums paid to us.”

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ReliaStar’s lawyers informed Matilda’s lawyers that they intend to take deposition from Mary-Kate Olsen, the masseuse who was in the apartment when Ledger died, Ledger’s co-stars on his last film, his agents, his doctors, psychologists, and others.

Matilda’s lawyers claim it’s just an attempt to drag the process out for what could be years in order to avoid paying the money.

As if that wasn’t enough, they are also trying to prove that Ledger lied on two applications questions: whether he was taking prescription drugs, and whether he was taking illegal drugs. They are investigating despite the California law that prohibits insurance companies from re-examining insurance applications after the policyholder dies. ReliaStar sent Matilda’s lawyers a letter demanding that they identify “all physicians who attended to [Ledger] and all hospitals or institutions where [he] was treated since 1996.” Matilda’s lawyers say the request blatantly violates the law.

ReliaStar released this statement to TMZ,

“No decision has been made on the claim.”

Source: TMZ

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Joe Mantegna, Dweezil Zappa & Families

Joe Mantegna, Dweezil Zappa & Families

Joe Mantegna, actor, producer, writer and director and Dweezil Zappa, musician, were spotted with their families at a car show in Toluca Lake on Sunday.

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Jake Weber & Son Enjoying A Sunday Afternoon

Actor Jake Weber, best known for his role as the supportive husband of Allison DuBois (Patricia Arquette) in NBC’s Medium, and his 2-year-old son, Waylon, were spotted out enjoying Sunday at the park at the Malibu Town Center.

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Isla Fisher & Olive Are Birthday Bound

Isla Fisher & Olive Are Birthday Bound

Isla Fisher and baby Olive, 11 months, attended a friends birthday party in Brentwood, CA over the weekend. Looks like Olive may be walking by her first birthday, which is October 19th. Dad is fiancé, English comedian Sacha Baron Cohen — who just caused a stir in Milan during fashion week.

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Happy 6th Birthday Lila Grace!

Name: Lila Grace Hack

Birthday: 29 September 2002

Parents: Kate Moss & Jefferson Hack

Siblings: None

Fun facts:

• Lila has two showbiz godparents, Jude Law and Sadie Frost!

• She once struck up a friendship with Donatella Versace while mum Kate was doing a shoot

Kate on Lila,

“She says, ‘Mum, do you think this is a good look?’”

“Then she has a fashion crisis. I say, ‘You’ll wear what I tell you!’ But she says she’s the adult of the bedroom.”

“We lay the clothes out before she goes to bed but she goes, ‘Mum, I need options.’”

Visit here to see more of Lila

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