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.
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