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Anna Nicole Smith

Vickie Lynn Marshall (née Hogan) (November 28, 1967 – February 8, 2007), aka Vickie Smith, before settling on Anna Nicole Smith as her moniker, was an American model, actress and television personality. Smith first gained popularity in Playboy, becoming the 1993 Playmate of the Year. She modeled for clothing companies, including Guess jeans and Lane Bryant. Smith dropped out of high school and was married in 1985. Her highly publicized second marriage to oil business mogul J. Howard Marshall, 62 years her senior, resulted in speculation that she married the octogenarian for his money, which she denied. Following Marshall's death, Smith began a lengthy legal battle over a share of his estate; her case, Marshall v. Marshall, reached the U.S. Supreme Court on a question of federal jurisdiction and again on a question of bankruptcy court authority (now called Stern v. Marshall). Smith died on February 8, 2007 in a Hollywood, Florida hotel room as a result of an overdose of prescription drugs. Within the final six months of her life, Smith was the focus of a renewed press coverage surrounding the death of her son, Daniel and the paternity and custody battle over her newborn daughter,

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Judgment Day for Howard K. Stern

Judgment Day for Howard K. Stern

Howard K. Stern just arrived at the downtown L.A. criminal courthouse for his sentencing in the Anna Nicole Smith drug conspiracy trial.Stern, and Khristine Eroshevich -- who accompanied him to… READ MORE >

Anna Nicole's 'Friend' -- Bad Makeup, Bad Taste

Anna Nicole's 'Friend' -- Bad Makeup, Bad Taste

This is Daniel DiCrisco -- Anna Nicole Smith's former hairstylist and self-described "friend" -- out in Hollywood last night ... attempting to look like Anna during one of her most infamous drug… READ MORE >

- 1398 days ago
Howard K. Stern -- Guilty of Conspiracy

Howard K. Stern -- Guilty of Conspiracy

Howard K. Stern was just found guilty on two counts of conspiracy for obtaining medications for Anna Nicole Smith in his own name.Stern was acquitted of seven other charges involving Smith. Stern… READ MORE >

- 1402 days ago
Dr. Khristine Eroshevich -- Guilty of Conspiracy

Dr. Khristine Eroshevich -- Guilty of Conspiracy

Dr. Khristine Eroshevich was just found guilty of four criminal counts -- including two counts of conspiracy to funnel prescription drugs to Anna Nicole Smith.On her way out of court, Eroshevich… READ MORE >

- 1402 days ago
Anna Nicole Doc -- Cleared in Drug Case

Anna Nicole Doc -- Cleared in Drug Case

Anna Nicole Smith's personal physician -- Dr. Sandeep Kapoor -- was just acquitted on charges of illegally funneling prescription meds to the deceased reality star. Kapoor faced 6 criminal counts… READ MORE >

- 1402 days ago
TMZ Live: Sheen, Cyrus, and Sandeep Kapoor

TMZ Live:
Sheen, Cyrus, and Sandeep Kapoor

We took your questions on everything -- including Charlie Sheen and his porn star "date" Capri Anderson, Anna Nicole Smith doc Sandeep Kapoor getting acquitted, and Miley Cyrus' parents getting… READ MORE >

- 1402 days ago
Larry Birkhead -- Do You Swear to Tell the Truth ... ?

Larry Birkhead -- Do You Swear to Tell the Truth ... ?

Larry Birkhead returned to an L.A. County Superior courtroom this morning to continue spilling his guts about Anna Nicole Smith's prescription drug use. On Thursday, Birkhead testified that he saw… READ MORE >

- 1471 days ago
Bodyguard: Stern Supplied Drugs to Anna Nicole

Bodyguard: Stern Supplied Drugs to Anna Nicole

Anna Nicole Smith's boyfriend Howard K. Stern supplied copious amounts of drugs to Anna in the months before she died of a drug overdose in 2007 ... this according to her former bodyguard's… READ MORE >

- 1485 days ago
Anna Nicole Look-alikes -- Battle of the Busty Blondes

Anna Nicole Look-alikes -- Battle of the Busty Blondes

An army of top-heavy platinum blondes (and a few brunettes too) duked it out Wednesday in L.A. -- and it was all to jockey for a position on a new reality show ... to find Anna Nicole Smith's… READ MORE >

- 1492 days ago
Birkhead to Testify -- Anna Nicole Was a Drug Addict

Birkhead to Testify -- Anna Nicole Was a Drug Addict

Larry Birkhead is prepared to tell a jury that he knew his baby mama Anna Nicole Smith was addicted to drugs for years ... this according to court documents obtained by TMZ. It's all part of the… READ MORE >

- 1493 days ago

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