Larry King’s Widow Disputes Handwritten Will

Larry King’s Widow Disputes Handwritten Will
Larry King’s widow has gone to court to challenge a handwritten will which purports to divide the talk show host’s estate among his children.

Shawn Southwick King argues that her husband had “questionable mental capacity” at the time the will was signed, just two months after he filed for divorce. According to her lawyers, King had just suffered a stroke and was susceptible to “outside influences.”

King died on Jan. 23 at the age of 87. He was survived by Shawn and their two children, Cannon and Chance, as well as by Larry King Jr., a son from a previous relationship. At the time of his death, the divorce had not been finalized.

In a petition filed on Feb. 10, Larry Jr., submitted the handwritten will, dated Oct. 17, 2019, which states that King wanted “100% of my funds to be divided equally among my children.”

At the time, King had five children. Two
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