Larry King’s spouse Shawn King talks out after TV icon’s will is uncovered: ‘We are grieving’
- February 13, 2021
Larry King’s spouse Shawn King is standing up after the late star’s will was uncovered.
On Thursday, King’s handwritten will, which was acquired by numerous outlets, indicated that King mentioned his $2 million estate be left to his kids.
Eminently, the archive names his currently expired children Chaia and Andy, as well as his excess kids – Larry King, Jr., 59, Cannon, 20 and Chance, 21 – as recipients.
Shawn was not referenced, and People magazine announced that the handwritten will was dated Oct. 17, 2019, two months after he filed for divorce from Shawn. His will was likewise written several months before the deficiency of his two grown-up children Andy, 65, and Chaia, 51.
“This is my Last Will & Testament. It should replace all previous writings. In the event of my death, any day after the above date I want 100% of my funds to be divided equally among my children Andy, Chaia, Larry Jr., Chance & Cannon,” King purportedly wrote in the document, as per the magazine.
Presently, after apparently being avoided with regards to her repelled spouse’s will, Shawn has spoken out, offering a short statement to Extra.
“We are grieving as a family,” she said. “My boys just lost their father — they are my priority.”
Shawn added: “I will comment further when appropriate.”
The outlet reports that Larry Jr. has filed court documents mentioning to be named special administrator of his dad’s estate.
The docs purportedly said that since King and Shawn were in the middle of a divorce, she ought not be delegated special administrator.
“The Decedent was married to Shawn Southwick King (‘Ms. King’) at the time of death,” said the documents, per Extra. “However, the Decedent and Ms. King were actively involved in ongoing dissolution proceedings in Los Angeles Superior Court. The Decedent and Ms. King were residing separately at the time of death.”
King died at 87 years old a month ago in Los Angeles.
No reason for death was quickly given, yet Shawn later affirmed that he passed on because of a sepsis infection.