Bahamas - (Rotters): A bitter legal fight is looming for custody of all ten frozen embryos that are potential siblings to Anna Nicole Smith's five month old baby daughter Dannielynn Hope Marshall following groundbreaking news that the former stripper froze her octogenaqrian husband's sperm and used it to conceive her daughter.
Her partner and attorney Howard K Stern said today that as Anna Nicole's lawyer he would also be representing the embryos in lawsuit for their right to be born via a surrogate and inherit a share of Texan billionaire Marshall's fortune.
"We're talking right-to-life here, right-to-what's-left of the money, and my right to legal fees as the lawfully appointed guardian of the deceased's estate who nearly died intestate before I fixed the problem".
Asked to comment on reports that Anna Nicole Smith had really been J Howard Marshall's illegitimate daughter who had gone through a marriage of convenienece in order to inherit a tax-exempt widow's legacy Stern said: "***!***!!-off".
Unconfirmed sources persisted today that all ten frozen Anna Nicole embryos were successfully implanted in their surrogate mothers last year around July 1st and are gestating exteremely well inside their hosts.
All being well that makes April 1st 2007 the date for this particular multiple birth.
Sould keep the courts busy a while.