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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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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