Mickey Rooney

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Rooney's Widow Demands Slice of Tiny Estate

His biological children are also challenging his will

(Newser) - Mickey Rooney may not have left a celebrity-sized fortune behind, but his estranged widow wants a cut of it anyway. Janice Rooney is challenging the late actor's will, which leaves his entire $18,000 estate to stepson/caretaker Mark Aber, omitting Janice Rooney and other children, CNN reports. Her lawyer... More »

Mickey Rooney's Estate: $18K

And ugly family feud continues after his death

(Newser) - Mickey Rooney was a beloved icon, but apparently not a rich one, when he died Sunday at age 93 . The AP reports that Rooney, who signed his last will just weeks before his death, left a "modest estate" of just $18,000 to stepson Mark Rooney, who had been... More »

Mickey Rooney Dead at 93

Hollywood legend's career spanned more than 80 years

(Newser) - Mickey Rooney, the pint-size, precocious actor and all-around talent whose more than 80-year career spanned silent comedies, Shakespeare, Judy Garland musicals, Andy Hardy stardom, television, and the Broadway theater, has died at the age of 93. An LAPD spokesman says that Rooney was with his family when he died at... More »

22 Stars Who've Been Married 4 Times—or More

So much for 'til death do us part...

(Newser) - It's no secret that Liz Taylor was married eight times—but some of these celebrities who've been married four times or more, rounded up by the Huffington Post , might surprise you:
  • Zsa Zsa Gabor: She's gotten hitched an incredible nine times, including once to Conrad Hilton.
  • Mickey
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Mickey Rooney Accuses Stepson of Bullying, Abuse

Judge grants actor a temporary restraining order

(Newser) - Mickey Rooney "is effectively a prisoner in his own home," according to a court filing accusing his stepson of verbally abusing the 90-year-old actor and withholding food and medicine. A judge granted Rooney a temporary restraining order against Chris Aber on Monday, ordering Aber to stay 100 yards... More »

10 Worst Casting Choices Ever

Starring Tom Hanks

(Newser) - DC detective Alex Cross was once played by Morgan Freeman; now, the role’s going to Tyler Perry, the cross-dressing comedian and Madea star. The Daily Beast recalls 10 other embarrassing casting decisions:
  1. The Da Vinci Code: Tom Hanks as Robert Langdon. He’s no “Harrison Ford in Harris
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