Elizabeth hurleythe son of Damien was cut off from his late father Steve bing‘s will as a result of a court appeal, reports say.
Bing, a wealthy financier, died in June 2020 at the age of 55. The Los Angeles County Medical Examiner’s and Coroner’s Office said Bing’s cause of death was multiple blunt trauma and the mode of death was suicide.
Bing is said to have set up trust funds for Damian, 19, and his daughter, Kira Kerkorian, 23, whom he had with retired professional tennis player Lisa Bonder. Before his death, Bing won a legal battle against his own father, Peter Bing, who tried to prevent Damian and Kira from gaining access to the fortune, reports the Daily Mail.
Peter Bing, however, appealed the ruling on the grounds that Damian and Kira were children born out of wedlock. According to the report, Bing’s fortune is now divided among the children belonging to his sister Mary.
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Hurley’s rep did not immediately return Fox News’ request for comment. A representative for Elizabeth Hurley Beach founder has shared her displeasure with the decision with the Daily Mail.
“When Stephen committed suicide, he died thinking his children were going to be taken care of. What Stephen wanted has now been drastically reversed. I know Stephen would have been devastated,” Hurley responded.
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Damian’s share has been estimated at nearly $ 250 million, according to the report. Bonder, who did not respond to Fox News’ request for comment, also shared a startling reaction, telling the Daily Mail: “As a mom, I wonder why the hell this must have happened. Why make two children. innocent of the victims? “
19 year old son of Elizabeth hurley posted a moving message to fans on social media about dealing with grief just a few weeks ago.
“A year ago today, my mother and I received devastating news,” he began on Instagram. “I hadn’t realized (sic) back then how much it would affect me… We all love to show ‘perfect’ versions of our lives – to me, the idea of publicly discussing something so staff that grief is terrifying … but sometimes it is necessary. “
“The last year has been pretty damn tough – for everyone on the planet – and I think acknowledging that is vital. Wrestling is not weak. In fact, passing to the other side is extremely strong. Thank you. so much for all your posts today, love you all, ”Damian concluded.
Elizabeth confirmed her ex’s death last June in a moving tribute on social media.
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“I am saddened beyond the idea that my ex Steve is no longer with us,” she said. wrote on Instagram. “It’s a terrible ending. Our time together has been very happy and I am posting these photos because although we have been through some difficult times, it is the good and wonderful memories of a gentle and kind man that count. the past year we had to become close again. We last spoke on our son’s 18th birthday. This is devastating news and I thank everyone for their lovely messages. “
Bing founded Shangri-La Entertainment, which produced and funded films such as “The Polar Express” with actor Tom Hanks and “Beowulf” from 2007. He also co-wrote the 2003 comedy, “Kangaroo Jack” .
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If you or someone you know is having thoughts of suicide, please contact the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-TALK (8255).
Jessica Napoli of Fox News contributed to this report.