Anna Nicole Smith planned to leave her fortune to her son – who died last year - according to a will she made in 2001.
The question of who will inherit her fortune was thrown into further confusion with the release of the will yesterday.
The 19-page will did not say how much Smith was worth, so it is still a mystery how much money those battling over her and her baby daughter could get.
The document said Smith’s lawyer and boyfriend, Howard Stern, should be her executor and hold her estate in trust for son Daniel Smith.
But her son died last September at the age of 20 of apparently drug-related causes, days after the birth of the former Playboy pinup’s daughter, Dannielynn.
And the will explicitly leaves out anything for anyone other than the son.
“I have intentionally omitted to provide for my spouse and other heirs, including future spouses and children and other descendants now living and those hereafter born or adopted,” Smith said in the will, which was signed under her legal name, Vickie Lynn Marshall.
The cause of death is under investigation. A Los Angeles doctor is being investigated by the California Medical Board about possibly prescribing methadone, a narcotic painkiller, to Smith.