Zsa Zsa Gabor, Hungarian-born American stage, film and television actress is best known for her great beauty, charm, grace and her many husbands – nine to be exact. Her only daughter, Constance Francesca Hilton, was born in 1947 from Zsa Zsa’s marriage with hotel magnate Conrad Hilton. Zsa Zsa’s last and current husband is Frederic Prinz von Anhalt, whom she wed in 1986 and has been her longest lasting marriage (her second longest lasted a mere five years).
Zsa Zsa and her daughter, Constance, have been estranged from one another for many years. Their relationship became especially distant after 2005 when Gabor accused her daughter of fraud and larceny. Zsa Zsa filed a lawsuit against her daughter in the California court, alleging that Constance had forged Zsa Zsa’s signature to get a $2 million loan on her Bel Air home. However, because Zsa Zsa refused to appear in court, the lawsuit was thrown out.
At 85 years old, in 2002, Gabor met serious health difficulties due mostly to a severe automobile crash. This accident left her paralyzed and wheel-chair bound. She underwent a number of surgeries, including a hip replacement and had her right leg amputated above the knee in order to save her life from a spreading infection. She also suffered strokes in 2005 and 2007.
Zsa Zsa is currently 95 years old and is in the care of her husband, along with in-home assistance. Constance Francesca has filed to gain conservatorship over her mother, which would give her the power to make medical and financial decisions on her behalf. Supposedly, she suspects Zsa Zsa’s husband of abuse and mishandling of her mother’s health and finances. She stated that Frederic took out a $700,000 loan on their mansion and allowed the loan to go into default. However, the default was investigated and ended up being a bank error which had been corrected.
Frederic Prinz von Anhalt defended his position stating that, “I did nothing wrong! My wife is in good hands, her doctors and nurses will tell anyone that. She could not be better…Francesca wants her money…that’s all! She has been waiting 65 years for that…it’s just too bad for Francesca that I’m here”. He also went on to state that they high medical costs for Zsa Zsa’s care have caused him to start selling down their assets, making Constance’s timing a poor decision if she hopes to gain access to the now-dwindling funds.
Only time and the court will decide whether Zsa Zsa is in good hands, or if they feel her estranged daughter should be able to take over the care and responsibility of her mother.
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