Fawcett Estate Sues Documentary Producer

Lawsuit says Craig J. Nevius improperly leaked information, botched her documentary and may have embezzled funds

Last Updated: January 24, 2010 @ 7:52 PM
Farrah Fawcett’s estate is suing a producer who collaborated with the actress, claiming he botched a documentary project and misused her company’s money.

The lawsuit, filed Friday, claims Craig J. Nevius exploited Fawcett and improperly revealed privileged information about the actress to the media, including that her cancer had returned. Nevius said he was acting as Fawcett’s spokesman after word of her ordeal surfaced.

The suit claims Nevius turned in an unworkable first cut of a documentary on Fawcett’s fight with cancer and he may have embezzled money from the actress’ company, Sweetened By Risk.

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