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They’re not the only family the show is based on.
The powerhouse children’s publisher, known for Harry Potter, had been passed from father to son until Iole Lucchese, a top executive, was given control.
For decades, Bob Ross has been a soothing presence in a world gone mad. But the real story behind the painter’s life, and especially his afterlife, reveals just as much madness.
Accusations of conspiracy, mental incompetence and financial misconduct, plus insinuations of kidnapping and incest, fly faster than Frozen merchandise off shelves as Brad and Michelle Disney Lund go to battle over their inheritance.
The relatives of Huguette Clark, who died in 2011 at 104, contested the disposition of her estimated $300 million estate after she executed a second will that excluded her family.
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It’s a storyline Succession writers would drool over: The ostracized daughter of one of the wealthiest families in America lands the lead role in a movie about a wealthy girl who loses everything—then her real-life family tries to scam her out of her fortune and she sues them for billions.
For five decades, as the children at Camp Shane shed pounds, made friends, and found romance, a fierce succession drama was playing out.
Mapping the intersecting lives of robber barons and floundering French aristocrats.
Joe Shoen grabbed control of U-haul from his father, escalating a family feud into all-out civil war. Years of lawsuits, character assassinations, murder accusations and a suicide later, the family is shattered—but U-haul is thriving.
Advocates are working to right a major injustice that has implications for both landowners and the climate.