E! to Premiere New Special LIFE AFTER ANNA NICOLE, 11/11
The death of international celebrity phenom Anna Nicole Smith and the subsequent custody battle over her daughter Dannielynn made headlines around the globe. Now, six years later, Dannielynn's father, Larry Birkhead, opens up exclusively to E! about where his life is now and the decisions he must make regarding his family's future. This is Larry Birkhead at his most candid, as he shares with viewers an intimate and Revealing look inside his life with Dannielynn.
The special features remarkable day-in-the-life footage of Larry and Dannielynn, both in the spotlight and in more private settings at home in Kentucky with his family. With a full house that includes an ailing mother, one of his sisters and a nephew struggling to find his way after his father's death, Larry is the backbone that keeps his family together. Viewers get an insider's look into Larry's southern home and even join the family for dinner. Cameras also follow Larry as he and Dannielynn travel to California for yet another court hearing involving Anna Nicole's estate. Throughout the special, Larry opens up about his daily challenges, his major triumphs and the heartbreak he suffered over Anna Nicole's death. He details what drove him to the edge following her passing, and how he battled his way back to raise their little girl. Larry also reveals what he wants for his own life, and the possibility of finding a new love.
The special also looks closely into Anna and Larry's tumultuous relationship. Larry separates fact from fiction when he addresses rumors about his passionate and mostly secretive relationship with Anna Nicole. He reveals the final argument that led to their sudden split and recounts the day he learned of Anna's death. Additionally, he speaks about Anna's infamous court battle over the estate of her late husband, billionaire J. Howard Marshall, and how the outcome could change Dannielynn's life forever.
Highlights from Larry's candid sit-down interview include:
On his relationship with Anna Nicole - "I don't think there are enough adjectives to describe the relationship with Anna Nicole. It was crazy, it was wild, volatile, it was not a really easy relationship..."
On not Being present for the birth of his daughter - "When you hear you're gonna get to be a dad, a lot of dads get the delivery room. My delivery room was seeing my daughter born on a national entertainment show."
New one-hour special "Life After Anna Nicole: The Larry & Dannielynn Story" airs Monday, November 11that 10:00pm ET/PT on E!
About E! Entertainment
E! is television's top global destination for all things pop culture. The network is currently available to 98 million cable and satellite subscribers in the U.S. and E! content is available on all platforms anytime and anywhere from E! Online to social media to mobile to VOD to the latest emerging platforms. Popular programming includes E! core franchises, "E! News," "The Soup," "Chelsea Lately," "Fashion Police" and "True Hollywood Story," as well as the network's popular series "Keeping Up with the Kardashians," "Kourtney and Kim Take Miami," "Married to Jonas" and "Total Divas." Additionally, E!'s "Live from the Red Carpet" signature events keep fans connected to their favorite stars on pop culture's biggest nights. E! is a network of NBCUniversal Cable Entertainment, a division of NBCUniversal, one of the world's leading media and entertainment companies in the development, production, and marketing of entertainment, news and information to a global audience.