Michelle Williams' dad to Ledgers: 'Come clean with everything'
Michelle Williams’s dad, Larry, had called on Heath Ledger’s family to reveal the late star’s full will so his daughter and granddaughter aren’t cheated out of any money.
The Brokeback Mountain actor left all of his assets to parents Kim and Sally and older sister Kate, having filed his will in Australia in April 2003 – two years prior to the birth of his daughter, Matilda, with then-girlfriend, actress Williams.
Kim has since assured that both Williams and two-year-old Matilda will be financially ‘taken care of’, but Larry Williams wants to know exactly how much Heath was worth at the time of his death so that his girls do not miss out.
A series of documents filed in Manhattan at New York’s Surrogate’s Court earlier this month shows Ledger had less than $145,000-worth of assets in New York at the time of his death, including a $25,000 Toyota Prius and $20,000 in furniture. But Larry is sure Heath had other riches, which the family have yet to declare.
Speaking to Australia’s Sunday Telegraph, he said: ‘It’s real simple: just come clean with everything. It’s so easy to resolve this. He just has to say where the income went and where the assets are. I’m certain that there is grieving in the Ledger family but (lawyers for) Kim have already filed papers in New York, so it seems like it’s time to be transparent about it. I have no idea what Heath Ledger was worth (but) they certainly haven’t stated all of the assets to the court.’
Michelle Williams has remained tight-lipped about Ledger’s will, and his family have yet to respond to Larry’s calls