In its latest issue on newsstands now, an insider tells In Touch that Jennifer Aniston’s late mom, Nancy Dow, bequeathed her home, all of her money and other personal items — including scores of personal writings about Jen — to another relative.
Nancy, who died at 79, "changed her will about a year ago, and no one in the family knew a thing about it,” the insider exclusively reveals.
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“Even though Jen and Nancy had a very strained relationship, Jen still paid almost all of Nancy’s bills in her final years,” says the insider.
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Jen famously stopped talking to Nancy in 1996 after she gave an interview about her daughter to the tabloid TV show Hard Copy. Three years later, the rift widened after Nancy wrote — against Jen’s wishes — about their painful falling-out in the tell-all From Mother and Daughter to Friends: A Memoir.
Instead of paying Jen back after her death, “Nancy left the relative her condo and more than a million dollars that she’d saved. She was a penny-pincher, and the alimony she received from Jen’s dad, John [Aniston], was pretty much never touched.”
Even worse, Nancy left all of her private writings to the relative. “Nancy wrote down everything about Jen, and that material is now in the hands of someone who could profit from it,” the insider says.
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