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Ike Turner Estate Starts a Very Ugly Trial

Ike Turner is considered to be, by many, one of the fathers of rock and roll.  While he’s best known for his relationship and work with Tina Turner, his 50+ years in the music business has covered virtually every position and rock genre imaginable.Ike Turner

He died of a cocaine overdose at age 76 on December 12, 2007.  He left behind several ex-wives (the exact number is up to debate, because he reportedly was married somewhere between 5 and 13 times) as well as six children.

Those children say Ike he died without a will.  His final ex-wife, Audrey Madison Turner, says Ike left a handwritten will leaving all to her – after the marriage ended, no less.  (Who doesn’t leave a handwritten will naming their ex-spouse as sole beneficiary?)  The children point to a handwritten note that appeared to revoke that will one month later.

Then there’s his former attorney, James Clayton, who says hehas the valid will … yet another hand-written special, leaving all to the attorney with

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