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Celebrities are no different from the rest of us in one way: They don’t want to think about death. But when the rich and famous die without a proper will or estate plan, heirs often head to court to publicly battle for their slice of fortune’s pie. Added to the mix is the fact that many of the famous continue to earn royalties long after they’re gone, providing the additional ingredients for a nasty and lengthy war.
Here are 5 celebrities who left their fortunes in limbo.
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