Anna Nicole, an opera about the late blonde bombshell Anna Nicole Smith, will make a controversial debut in London on Thursday.
Described as "a celebrity story of our times that includes extreme language, drug abuse and sexual content," the opera will run for six sold-out shows beginning Feb. 17 at the prestigious Royal Opera House, according to the venue's official site. Mark-Anthony Turnage, the man behind 2003's Jerry Springer: The Opera, also composed Anna Nicole.
A judge dismissed the two conspiracy felony charges against Anna Nicole Smith's boyfriend-lawyer Howard K. Stern on Thursday, ruling that there was no evidence he intended fraud when he got drugs for the late star under fake names, The Associated Press reports.
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Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Robert J. Perry also dismissed the two conspiracy charges against Dr. Khristine Eroshevich, Smith's psychiatrist, and reduced a charge against her of unlawfully prescribing a controlled substance to a misdemeanor. Citing Eroshevich's long career and her concern for Smith, Perry sentenced her to no more than one year of probation and a $100 fine for obtaining one Vicodin prescription under a false name.
"The evidence is that Howard Stern did not have an intent to break the law," Perry said, adding that without Stern's participation, there was no conspiracy ...
A jury on Thursday convicted Anna Nicole Smith's old boyfriend, Howard K. Stern, and her psychiatrist of conspiring to use false names to obtain prescription drugs for the late reality star, according to The Associated Press.
Smith died of an accidental drug overdose in...
A federal appeals court ruled Friday that the estate of the late Anna Nicole Smith will not receive any portion of the estate of her deceased Texas billionaire husband, according to The Associated Press.
The ruling ends a 15-year legal battle between Smith and the son of oil tycoon J. Howard Marshall. Smith, then 26, and Marshall were married for one year before he died at the age of 90 in 1995. Following his death...
Anna Nicole Smith was once investigated for an alleged murder-for-hire plot against her former son-in-law, according to newly released FBI reports obtained by The Associated Press.
Prosecutors never charged Smith, who died in 2007, because of...