Zsa Zsa Gabor’s daughter files for conservatorship


Associated Press

LOS ANGELES

Zsa Zsa Gabor’s only daughter asked a judge Tuesday to place her mother in a conservatorship that will independently control the ailing glamor queen’s medical care and financial needs.

Constance Francesca Hilton claims Gabor’s husband, Frederic von Anhalt, has been isolating her 95-year-old mother and leaving her heavily sedated. She also questioned whether her mother’s finances are being properly handled by von Anhalt.

“By isolating me from my mother, not only does her current husband deprive her of my love and companionship, but he goes against estate-planning documents that appear to reflect her wishes that he not be in sole control of her affairs,” Hilton wrote in a declaration accompanying her petition.

Hilton is asking the court to appoint her as Gabor’s conservator, although her attorney, Kenneth Kossoff, said they would be willing to have an independent third party handle all oversight duties.

Hilton and von Anhalt have squabbled for years over Gabor’s care.

The first hearing on the matter was scheduled for May 2.

Gabor, a Hungarian-born sexpot of the 1950s and 1960s, has been in declining health.

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