The Death Of Anna Nicole Smith

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If there is anyone who is known for being known for, it’s got to be Anna Nicole Smith. Controversial for her beauty and exploits, her claim to fame started with being the world’s favorite centerfold. From her discovery up to her tragic demise, Anna Nicole’s life and death became a constant source of shock. Behind her confident, brazen and beautiful exterior was a girl that was all too different.
Anna Nicole Smith was born in the quiet town of Mexia, Texas on November 28, 1967, by the name of Vicki Lynn Hogan. Early in her life, it was already difficult for the young Vicki. The family’s patriarch left the family when she was still very young. By the time she reached high school age, she dropped out and worked at a local restaurant where she
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Howard Marshall married her despite their 63-year age difference. The marriage created a lot of gossip, with tabloids dubbing her as a “gold digger.” While Anna Nicole maintained that she was truly in love with her new husband, the gossip also did not stop her from using his extravagant wealth to treat herself in opulence. She started first with a breast enlargement and then she hired a group of staff including photographers and publicists, talent agents, a team of lawyers, and bodyguards. She also showered herself with clothes, a team of make-up artists and stylists and travels. It was reported that after the wedding, Anna Nicole went to Greece without the groom.
Skepticism and rumors hounded the marriage because aside from using her husband’s money, she was also romantically linked to various people. It was also alleged that Anna Nicole did not live with her husband in the same house, that she never made love to him and that all throughout their marriage, she had never kissed him on the mouth more than ten times. When her husband became terminally ill, accounts said that Anna Nicole never stepped foot in the hospital and she was not by his side when he passed away on August 4,
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In 2002, she starred in her own reality series “The Anna Nicole Show” which ran for almost two years. Her issues with her weight also remained to be a topic among tabloids. However, it was in 2006 and 2007 that her life completely turned upside down. On September 10, 2006, three days after she gave birth to her daughter Dannielynn, Anna Nicole lost her first-born son. Daniel was found dead due to drug overdose from the combination of antidepressants and methadone. And on February 8, 2007, the beautiful, vivacious and quirky Anna Nicole was found unconscious in her hotel in Hollywood. According to reports, the cause was that of accidental drug

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