Celebrity News

Buzz Aldrin Sues Children for Allegedly Misusing His Money
1 Star2 Stars3 Stars4 Stars5 Stars (No Ratings Yet)
Loading...

Photo courtesy of WJLA.

Summary: Former astronaut Buzz Aldrin is suing two of his kids and a former business manager. 

Buzz Aldrin famously was the second man to step foot on the moon, but now something troubling is in his earthly orbit–two of his children.

  
What
Where


According to NBC News, the former moonwalker is suing two of his kids and a former business manager. He said they stole money from his bank account, misused his credit cards, and slandered him by saying he has dementia.

The Apollo 11 astronaut filed a lawsuit earlier this month in Florida and asked to stop his son, Andrew Aldrin, from controlling his finances, social media accounts, and businesses. Andrew had been a trustee of Buzz’s trust, and Buzz accused him of misusing his power.

“Specifically, defendant Andrew Aldrin, as trustee, does not inform plaintiff of pending or future business transactions, removes large sums of monies from plaintiffs accounts, and continues to represent plaintiff in business and social capacities despite plaintiff’s repeated requests for such representations to be terminated,” the lawsuit said.

Get JD Journal in Your Mail

Subscribe to our FREE daily news alerts and get the latest updates on the most happening events in the legal, business, and celebrity world. You also get your daily dose of humor and entertainment!!




Buzz also said that his daughter Janice was acting in conspiracy with Andrew and Christina Korp, a former business manager. Buzz said the three were working to commit fraud and exploit him.

“Defendant Andrew Aldrin and Defendant Christina Korp have been for the past number of years been slandering Plaintiff in public and/or to other individuals or small groups by stating Plaintiff has Dementia and Alzheimer’s,” Buzz’s suit said. “Defendants have used this tactic to gain further control over Plaintiff’s personal relationships, business contacts and assets.”



Buzz, 88, also sued numerous businesses and nonprofits that his family members managed on his behalf.

Andrew and Janice Aldrin issued a statement that their father’s lawsuit saddened them.

“If nothing else, our family is resilient and our ability to work together to solve problems and accomplish great things is strong,” Andrew and Janice said. “We love and respect our father very much and remain hopeful that we can rise above this situation and recover the strong relationship that built this foundation in the first place.”

Buzz appeared on Good Morning America and said it was his two children who had broken his heart.

“I really felt that it really didn’t need to come to this,” Buzz said. “It’s the saddest thing that ever happened in my family. But as I’ve seen, family is forever and I will forever be trying to patch it up.”

Last month, Andrew and Janice filed a petition in Florida, asking to be their father’s guardian because he had become paranoid and confused, according to ABC News.

“The alleged incapacitated person suffers from cognitive decline,” the petition had said. “This cognitive decline has resulted in loss of memory, confusion, general delusions, paranoia, and unusual behavior. He is now associating with new acquaintances who appear to be manipulating him with false information to their own benefit and his detriment.”

What do you think of Buzz Aldrin? Let us know in the comments below.



 

Interesting Legal Sites You May Like


BCG FEATURED JOB

Locations:

Keyword:



Search Now

Corporate, Mergers and Acquisitions and Securities Associate Attorney

USA-NY-New York City

New York City office of our client seeks corporate, mergers and acquisitions and securities associat...

Apply Now

Business Litigation Attorney

USA-CA-Santa Monica

Santa Monica office of our client seeks business litigation attorney with 1-3 years of experience. T...

Apply Now

Intellectual Property Litigation / Enforcement Associate Attorney

USA-CA-San Francisco

San Francisco office of our client seeks intellectual property litigation / enforcement associate at...

Apply Now

Eminent Domain Attorney

USA-TX-Richmond

Richmond office of our client seeks eminent domain attorney with 5+ years of experience. The candida...

Apply Now

RELEVANT JOBS

Hotline & Training Managing Attorney (IMMIGRATION)

USA-NY-New York City

The Hotline & Training Services Managing Attorney will guide, develop, and supervise the Hotline sta...

Apply now

Litigation paralegal

USA-TX-Dallas

We are looking to immediately hire a responsible, highly organized, self-motivated litigation parale...

Apply now

Attorney

USA-TX-Dallas

Associate Attorney – 7 to 10 Years’ Experience - Dallas/Fort Worth   ...

Apply now

Associate Attorney

USA-TX-Dallas

Associate Attorney – 3 to 5 Years’ Experience - Dallas/Fort Worth   ...

Apply now

SEARCH IN ARCHIVE

To Top