Two Of B.b. King's Daughters Have Hired A Lawyer To Investigate How Their Father's Finances Were Handled Before His Death, Amid Allegations His Business Manager Misappropriated Funds.
LaVerne Toney has been accused of mishandling the blue legend's money, denying him proper medication, and even keeping family and friends away from the singer during his final hours on 14 May (14).
Two of King's daughters, Patty King and Karen Williams, have now hired lawyer Benjamin Crump to put an end to speculation surrounding Toney, reports entertainment news website Complex. Crump said that they are "not being accusatory", and adds, "They just want to find out the truth of all that happened with their father."
Toney has denied the accusations, and Brent Bryson, representative of the B.B King estate has branded the claims "absolutely false and without merit".
B.b. King's Son Willie Has Distanced Himself From His Two Sisters, Who Allege The Blues Legend Was Poisoned, Insisting Their Accusations Are "Extreme".
Two of the late star's offspring, Patty King and Karen Williams, are pressing for a police investigation over the guitar great's death on 14 May (15), amid speculation he was deliberately poisoned by his longtime manager LaVerne Toney, and his personal assistant, Myron Johnson.
The musician's lawyer has slammed the allegations, suggesting the two women are upset over the size of their inheritance, and now their brother, Willie, has weighed in on the controversy.
He says, "There are always - I don't want to call them this, but - there's always a rotten apple in the barrel. Sometimes you can take hurt, and turn it into something that it should not be. And I think out of the anger of losing their dad, they went to the extreme.
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B.b. King's Eldest Daughter Is Urging Lawyers And Her Two Half-sisters To Postpone A Legal Fight Until After The Blues Legend Has Been Laid To Rest.
Two of the star's offspring, Patty King and Karen Williams, are pressing for a police investigation over his death earlier this month (May15), alleging he was deliberately poisoned.
The musician's lawyer has denied the accusation and suggested the two women are upset over the size of their inheritance, and now another of the star's daughters has spoken out urging all concerned to back off until after her father's remains are buried in Mississippi on Saturday (30May15).
Shirley King tells the New York Daily News, "This could have waited until my dad was laid to rest. His fans are so upset. I don't want to fight. I just want my dad to get his due respect. I loved my dad with all my heart and soul, and I'm hurting. He doesn't deserve this."
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B.b. King's Daughter Has Asked A Judge To Grant Her Guardianship Of The Blues Legend's Estate Following A Health Scare Last Month (Apr15).
The veteran musician was hospitalised in late April (15) after King's daughter Patty reportedly filed a police report alleging his manager Laverne Toney refused to get the star medical help.
King was told he had suffered a minor heart attack and was later discharged following treatment.
Now his other daughter Karen Williams has filed legal papers asking to be granted guardianship of his estate, according to TMZ.com.
Continue reading: B.b. King's Daughter Fighting For Guardianship
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