Bowman's troubled life continues even after his death
Apparently there is a lawsuit pending in court pitting Bowman's family and his purportedly former girlfriend over use of his name, legacy, etc.
it's no wonder he ended up as he did, with all of this drama after his death I can just imagine what is was while he was alive.
I never knew he was a child actor/model. Hollywood is a cesspit and everyday people who weren't famous end up this way. A lot of depressed or bipolar people use coke or oxy to get high.
He was very talented and this memorial day I pray his soul is at rest. This is heartrending, indeed. I think hollywood and the figureskating community can be very unforgiving. I do hope that someone who truly loved him will publish his autobiography. To go to Hollywood or to get to the top of US FS is really tough without huge support. I find him a likeable guy. He reminds me so much of Nicole Bobek. Big talent, heart on their sleeves skaters. I hope and pray she will get the rehab she needs and not prison. So sad.
That's just really sad.....
As for her relationship with him, I'd tend to disregard the fiancee part of it, especially if she wasn't in the process of divorcing her husband BEFORE Chris's death. Otherwise, it's just too convenient to claim that they were going to get married.
Otherwise, at least in states like NY, only the parents, spouse and/or children have legal rights unless there is a will. Not sure of the precedence in Detroit or LA. If they were business partners, I would think that she only has some rights to use his image if that was the core of the business.
Is there really that much of a demand for Chris's image? He's been out of the limelight for so long, even before his death, that I can only imagine interest from within the skating community.
as I recall they were trying to get a tv show/talk show up and running a few years ago (she even posted on GS about it, IIRC). I don't think it made it further than their planning stages, but who knows?
Originally Posted by heyang
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Wasn't there a video on youtbue about Chris and Frank Carroll and how upset Frank got at one event during a practice session. I can't find it now...