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Gary Coleman's Parents Wave White Flag

6/4/2010 8:30 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

0602_gary_coleman_EXD_Getty_04Gary Coleman's parents claim they've officially changed their minds -- and will not pick a fight over their son's will in probate court -- but it looks like Gary cut them out of his will.

Yesterday, Sue and Willie Coleman lawyered up with the intention of filing for "Formal Probate" ... meaning a judge takes charge of Gary's will.

But moments ago, the Colemans recanted ... now saying they're dropping their bid -- noting it's time for Gary to "find peace and let his spirit go."
The Colemans say their lawyer has seen Gary's will and trust documents, but would not say if it shows Gary's parents were aced out as beneficiaries or executors -- but that would seem to be the case.


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it is about freaking time someone shows some compassion and common sense! Kudos to the parents. There is no need to drag this on like this. It is bad enough he had such a sh*tty go of things while alive, no need to screw him while he is dead as well.

1601 days ago


now if we can just get his insane 'ex' wife to stfu.

1601 days ago


It wasn't the parents who decided this, it was their attorney that realized there was nothing in it for him!

1601 days ago


Todd Bridges said yesterday or the day before he know of 'do***ents' that would make certain parties 'back off real quick'. Sounds like he was right.

Hmmm, I wonder what was in those do***ents.

1601 days ago


*** really? Are people that sensitive?

1601 days ago

Professor Obvious    

They decided not to challenge the will when the attorney asked for his retainer. There's really a poor return on investment here and the odds of success are very low...

1601 days ago


He left everything to the ginger kid with no soul.

1601 days ago

yeah right    

oh so these two pathetic excuses for human beings actually have a heart? Little late you worthless POS's! So they want him to have peace now,what about back in the 80s while they were going to court so they could dip into his trust fund. Then investing it/putting away for their pension. While Gary worked as security guard or did correspondence/bit parts in movies to stay afloat.If they had fought over his will it really would've looked bad for them. Doesn't matter Sue&willie,there's still a place is reserved for you two in hell!

1601 days ago


When Gary was in different strokes TV show they stole all the money he made, so he's broke and there is nothing left to get. I think it's a sad state of affairs for parents to treat a child like this. They probley don't want to have to pay for the funeral since there's nothing in it for them. Vultures! RIP Gary

1601 days ago


Are they stillwilling to bury him to keep that Craky B from making it a sideshow?

1601 days ago


I hope she never enjoys these day karma will hit her very badly. just wait and see.

1601 days ago

Black Barbie    

@Peg - what is your aversion to the letters "***?"

There is nothing perverse about spelling the word do***ents. Your awkward omission makes your post difficult to read.

What is the point?

1601 days ago


They were left with nothing. They already destroyed him. Yes he endured many hardships, but he also displayed perseverance. Thanks for the laughs Arnold...RIP. You no longer have to deal with this wicked world.

1601 days ago


They probably realized that they were not included. It's a shame how much he had to struggle financially because of how they handled his earnings. He doesn't have to deal with them or this crappy world anymore. He had his problems, but he also had perseverance. Thanks for the laughs Arnold!! RIP

1601 days ago


Good. His "parents" stole all his money when he was a kid. They don't deserve a dime!

1601 days ago
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