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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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'Anna Nicole Show' Star -- Hunting for the Next Anna

'Anna Nicole Show' Star -- Hunting for the Next Anna

Anna Nicole Smith's personal designer from "The Anna Nicole Show" desperately wants Anna to model his clothes again ... but since she's dead, he's shooting a reality show to find a… READ MORE >

Judge to Anna Nicole Jurors: Reveal Your Rx History!

Judge to Anna Nicole Jurors: Reveal Your Rx History!

The jurors in the Anna Nicole Smith drug trial will be drilled about their own prescription drug use ... this according to the judge in the case.Legally speaking, it's a pretty shocking decision… READ MORE >

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Anna's Doc: They're Going After Me 'Cause I'm Gay

Anna's Doc: They're Going After Me 'Cause I'm Gay

One of the doctors on trial for allegedly conspiring to fuel Anna Nicole Smith with drugs claims he's being prosecuted because he's openly gay and a member of an ethnic minority.Dr. Sandeep… READ MORE >

- 1458 days ago
Anna Nicole Case: Celebrity Aliases Are BS

Anna Nicole Case: Celebrity Aliases Are BS

Prosecutors in the Anna Nicole Smith drug conspiracy case want the judge to prohibit defense lawyers from telling the jury there is an "industry-wide practice in the medical community" of using… READ MORE >

- 1461 days ago
Anna Nicole Prosecutors: Don't Tell Jury About Sex

Anna Nicole Prosecutors: Don't Tell Jury About Sex

Prosecutors in the Anna Nicole Smith drug conspiracy trial want to exclude evidence we haven't heard before -- that Anna's bodyguard was having an affair in the hotel where the bodyguard's wife… READ MORE >

- 1461 days ago
Anna Nicole Trial -- Don't Tell Jury About Election

Anna Nicole Trial -- Don't Tell Jury About Election

Prosecutors in the Howard K. Stern trial -- in which Stern and others are accused of fueling Anna Nicole Smith's drug addiction -- want the judge to prohibit defense lawyers from telling the jury… READ MORE >

- 1461 days ago
TMZ Live: Tiger, The Jacksons, and Anna Nicole

TMZ Live: Tiger, The Jacksons, and Anna Nicole

We took your questions on everything today -- including Tiger Woods' DNA test, The Jackson family's drama, and Anna Nicole Smith's judge calling her death "a potential murder case." Plus: Miley… READ MORE >

- 1483 days ago
Anna Nicole Smith Judge -- It Was 'Foul Play'

Anna Nicole Smith Judge -- It Was 'Foul Play'

The judge who decided where Anna Nicole Smith would be buried has written a new book claiming someone is guilty of manslaughter in her death, but he went even further with TMZ, calling Anna's… READ MORE >

- 1483 days ago
Howard K. Stern Allegedly Threatens 'Witness'

Howard K. Stern Allegedly Threatens 'Witness'

Howard K. Stern has been accused of threatening a man whom South Carolina police call a "witness" in the Anna Nicole Smith drug trial ... this according to a police report obtained by… READ MORE >

- 1515 days ago
Anna Nicole's Panties -- Too Dirty for eBay Auction

Anna Nicole's Panties
Too Dirty for eBay Auction

Several pieces of lingerie -- allegedly worn by Anna Nicole Smith -- have been pulled down from an Internet auction after eBay decided the unmentionables weren't clean enough for sale. As we first… READ MORE >

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