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Julia Roberts on Sister's Death: 'It's Just Heartbreak'

She speaks about Nancy Motes' apparent overdose

(Newser) - You may have read all about the apparently strained relationship between Julia Roberts and her half-sister, Nancy Motes, who died in February—but in a newly-released interview with the Wall Street Journal , Roberts insists her sister's death is "just heartbreak." She continues, "It's only been... More »

Julia Roberts Sent Chilly Texts Before Sister's Death

Messages supposedly sent to Nancy Motes have not been confirmed

(Newser) - No, apparently we have not yet exhausted the supply of sad stories about Julia Roberts' broken relationship with half-sister Nancy Motes , who committed suicide last month. Text messages supposedly between Roberts and Motes were revealed in a preview for an upcoming documentary about Motes, and though Roberts' lawyers got the... More »

Julia Roberts May Have to Battle for Half-Sister's Estate

As Nancy Motes' fiance's brother makes more disturbing claims

(Newser) - The latest drama surrounding the death of Julia Roberts' half-sister, Nancy Motes: A source tells the New York Post that Roberts may end up in a battle with Motes' fiance, John Dilbeck, who plans to argue that he should be a beneficiary of Motes' estate due to the length of... More »

In Suicide Note, Half-Sis Blamed Julia Roberts: Sources

Sources say Nancy Motes' family drove her to kill herself

(Newser) - Julia Roberts' half-sister Nancy Motes did leave a suicide note before her death from an apparent drug overdose, the coroner's office confirms to Us . A source close to the investigation tells the New York Daily News it was five pages long, and quite focused on Roberts: "There were... More »

Before Death, Half-Sis Tweeted Angrily About Julia Roberts

Nancy Motes called famous sibling 'cruel;' officials eye possible suicide

(Newser) - Just weeks before she was found dead of an apparent drug overdose , Julia Roberts' half-sister, Nancy Motes, had tweeted angrily about her famous sibling and the rest of her family, the New York Daily News reports. The tweets have apparently since been deleted , but the Daily News has screenshots of... More »

Julia Roberts' Half-Sister Found Dead

Nancy Motes was found in a bathtub with drugs on the scene

(Newser) - Julia Roberts' half-sister was found dead yesterday in a Los Angeles bathroom in what appears to be a drug overdose, CNN reports. Nancy Motes, 37, "was found in a bathtub that contained water," the chief coroner's investigator told the Daily News . "There were prescription and non-prescription... More »

Why Julia Roberts Isn't Going to Sister's Wedding

She hates groom, doesn't want to get hit up for money

(Newser) - Sounds like there's little love lost between Julia Roberts and her half-sister Nancy Motes, at least if the National Enquirer is to be believed. According to Radar , a source tells the tabloid Roberts won't be attending her younger sibling's wedding because she's not a fan of... More »

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