Larry King's wife Shawn King speaks out after TV icon's will is revealed: 'We are grieving'
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On Thursday, King's handwritten will, which was obtained by multiple outlets, showed that King requested his $2 million estate be left to his children.
Notably, the document names his now-deceased children Chaia and Andy, as well as his remaining children -- Larry King, Jr., 59, Cannon, 20 and Chance, 21 -- as beneficiaries.
Shawn was not mentioned, and People magazine reported that the handwritten will was dated Oct. 17, 2019, two months after he filed for divorce from Shawn. His will was also written several months prior to the loss of his two adult children Andy, 65, and Chaia, 51.
"This is my Last Will & Testament. It should replace all previous writings. In the event of my death, any day after the above date I want 100% of my funds to be divided equally among my children Andy, Chaia, Larry Jr., Chance & Cannon," King allegedly wrote in the document, according to the magazine.
Larry King's estranged wife Shawn King has promised to 'comment further' on the TV legend's will in the future. (Greg Doherty/FilmMagic)
Now, after seemingly being left out of her estranged husband's will, Shawn has spoken out, offering a brief statement to Extra.
"We are grieving as a family," she said. "My boys just lost their father — they are my priority."
Shawn added: "I will comment further when appropriate."
The outlet reports that Larry Jr. has filed court documents requesting to be named special administrator of his father’s estate.
The docs allegedly said that because King and Shawn were in the middle of a divorce, she should not be appointed special administrator.