Family of Recently Deceased "Queen of Clown Porn" Threatens Lawsuit

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Hollie Stevens


Editor's update March 25, 2014: The family of Hollie Stevens never threatened legal action nor did they file a lawsuit.

It has been 29 days since Hollie Stevens, the "Queen of Clown Porn" passed away. If the tragedy of losing a 30-year-old woman to aggressive cancer wasn't enough, her family and so-called friends are now threatening to start a legal battle over Stevens' legacy. A writer by the name of Robert Rhine recently wrote a post called, "The Truth About Hollie Stevens." Rhine claims that non-profit organization Solace SF, and specifically Laura Lasky the executive director, preyed on a sick girl to gain power of attorney in order to seek out press. Rhine alleges that Lasky's motivation in helping Stevens was the financial gain of Solace SF. Rhine also alleges that Stevens was close with her family until Lasky and Eric Cash, Stevens' husband, got a hold of her.

Rhine writes that his suspicions began when he visited Stevens in mid-June during one of her many hospital stints at UCSF. Rhine goes on to further accuse Cash of coercion and gold digging, claiming that the marriage was a sham, and that Stevens was not well enough mentally or physically to take part in a ceremony, much less to make the decision to be married. Rhine even goes so far as to quote Stevens' best friend Steven Leyba, who was also visiting her during this time, and saying that Cash kept no food in the house, and that Leyba had to go purchase groceries for Stevens. As someone who has covered Hollie Stevens for a while, I felt compelled to research all these accusations, and this is what I found.

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Hollie Stevens
Stevens had a group of caregivers during her battle with cancer. The people who cared for her were Chanta Rose, January Seraph, Morgan Bailey, Steven Leyba, Eric Cash, and Laura Lasky. Caregiving was done in shifts depending on their schedules.

Chanta Rose was the first to go on the record. Rose knew Stevens for almost a decade. Rose told me that in the nine-and-a-half years she knew Stevens, Stevens was never close with her family. "Hollie never discussed the specifics of why she chose not to have a close relationship with her family. The only thing Hollie would say was that it was too painful to talk about." When Stevens became ill and her family was notified, Stevens made the decision not to allow them to visit.

"Hollie felt that having them around while she was sick would only cause further stress. Even the discussion of Hollie's family would make her stressed out to the point where she would have anxiety attacks at the thought of them visiting or contacting her." 

When asked about Cash, Rose said that Cash volunteered to move to San Francisco when Stevens got sicker and required more care. Rose said Stevens was not coerced by Cash at any time for any reason. Rose commented on how impressed she was with Cash's level of care. "He had a white board that listed all her medications, and the dosages of when they were supposed to be given. When he wasn't in the hospital, he was running errands and moving into a new apartment for him and Hollie."

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The apartment was always clean when Rose would visit, and Stevens always had everything she needed. Rose also said that what Lasky did best was listen, and she listened to everything Stevens wanted and didn't want. There was never a time where she felt either of these two people were conducting themselves inappropriately.

The next person I contacted was Steven Leyba, since he was mentioned in the Rhine article. Leyba has known Hollie Stevens for six years and was one of the four people that spoke at Stevens' memorial. Leyba was horrified at reading the post Rhine wrote. Leyba and Rhine visited Stevens during the same time in June of this year. "When I got to the house I bought groceries because I didn't want to eat what was in their fridge. That was what I meant when I said, 'I've got to get some food in the house.' Also, since I was there to take care of Hollie, I didn't want to have to leave to go eat, so I figured a trip to the grocery store was in order."

I asked Leyba what he thought of Cash and Lasky, and the first thing out of this mouth was, "I thought they were saints. Eric tried his best, and all he did was take care of Hollie. Laura was there almost every day checking on Hollie. Laura and her organization were so impressive with how much they helped." 

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I asked him if Stevens was ever close to her family, and Leyba said no. Stevens' family was a subject that caused her great pain and discomfort. He then said something really curious to me. "Hollie told me that Robert Rhine volunteered to videotape her in the hospital explaining what her last wishes were, especially the part concerning her family." 

In this conversation, Stevens told Leyba that she had signed legal documents stating that she did not want any member of her family to receive a copy of her death certificate, any of her ashes, or to be allowed at her funeral. "This is why I was so shocked when I read Robert's article, because he knew exactly what Hollie's wishes were."

When asked who else knew about this, Leyba said Lasky was also aware of it. I phoned Lasky, and she told me, "Hollie found out that a video stating her last wishes would be the most powerful thing to do legally if anyone were to contest anything. Robert Rhine then volunteered to make this video for Hollie, using his iPhone and mine." 

The video was scheduled to be made, but never finished due to Stevens' illness and Rhine having to leave for his flight. Further, Lasky told me that Rhine was present in the hospital room when Stevens was going over the legal documents pertaining to her wishes.

Rhine even goes so far as to say that Stevens would call out for her mother from her death bed, and Lasky would respond as if pretending to be her mother. Rhine was nowhere near Stevens when she was at home on her death bed, but another friend, Morgan Bailey, was.

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Bailey has known Stevens for four years. In all of that time, Bailey said Stevens did not ever talk about her family, or why she was estranged from them. She did say that Stevens cried out for her family once. She called out for her father, her grandmother, and her grandfather, but not her mother or brother. Bailey also said that Eric and Laura were both excellent caregivers to Stevens at all times.

Rhine was invited to Stevens' memorial, and he did not attend. I first came to know Rhine when he emailed me stating that I made a mistake in reporting Stevens' obituary. He let me know how upset he was that her blood family was not mentioned. For the record, Stevens wrote her own obituary and simply asked Lasky to give it to me to release after she died.

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65 people were invited to Stevens' memorial on July 23. I was one of around 50 people who attended. I attended that service as her friend, not as a reporter. Throughout the course of writing about Hollie, we became odd friends. That memorial was indeed filled with the family Hollie created and she hand-picked every one of us. When Hollie planned her wedding, she also planned her memorial, down to the last detail. It was a sendoff that was perfect for our Clown Queen. It was filled with cotton candy, snow cones, sloppy joe's and a room full of people who never wanted to let her go. Perhaps if Rhine had attended her memorial, he could have seen what I did.

Rhine has declined to comment on this post, via email, stating that he "...is just a conduit for the biological families distress."

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Vanessa L. Pinto (aka Fleur De Lis SF) documented a year of her sex life on her blog Whatever You Desire. She also blogs for the Huffington Post and is a contributing writer with Whore! Magazine. She has a degree in political science from Cal Poly San Luis Obispo.

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dltamarin
dltamarin

I am sorry but I must point out the inaccuracy of this article. I am an attorney and I provided legal assistance and advice to Hollie's family. I tried to have her image removed at the last Hard Rock convention because I do not believe Laura had the right to use her image. I am in receipt of an email from 01/21/13 from Katie Fellows of the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino. I had contacted them demanding that they remove Hollie's likeness from the convention that year.


This was the response I got:

We are in receipt of your emailed correspondence dated January 18, 2013 below in in regards to the use of Ms. Stevens’ likeness by the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada.  The Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Las Vegas has no affiliation with and no knowledge of the alleged activities below by Solace SF and Laura Lasky.  The Hard Rock Hotel & Casino further sent a security manager to the room to investigate the below allegations and at the time of the visit there was no one in the suite.  The Hard Rock Hotel & Casino has no further information related to these allegations.


I would be happy to forward any and all of the correspondence I wrote or received on behalf of Hollie's family and potential lawsuits.


Over one year ago I took my first legal step in the fight against Solace SF.


I have been licensed as an attorney for over ten years and am currently in good standing in my state. Everything I have said or quoted is the truth.


Your mistake is understandable as we did not wish to publicize our actions.


David L Tamarin

robertrhine
robertrhine

Vanessa, you have always had an agenda to whitewash and support your friend Laura Lasky.

Here are my thoughts on your clearly inaccurate and once again bias comments above:

1)  I have commented numerous times on this blog, so the accusation that I haven't is blatantly untrue (see my comments below).

2) You are a close personal friend of Laura Lasky, so your reporting is clearly bias and should be taken as someone trying to clear her 'friends' image.

3) Laura Lasky and her organization of SF San Francisco has FOLDED beneath accusations that I have said all along, that Lasky 'defrauded" those in need. Read the headline story today from writer Kate Conger here: http://www.sfweekly.com/2014-03-26/news/sex-workers-solace-sf-hollie-stevens-laura-lasky/  The title of the front page about Lasky says it all, "Sweet Nothings." DId you actually read this Vanessa?

4) You fail to mention, Vanessa, that Hollie was in my employee for six years, we were best friends and I was the only one Hollie requested to fly to SF to sleep by her bedside in the hospital. I took her to her brain radiation treatments in the hospital (not Laura or Eric, who was out apartment shopping with Hollie's donated money -- largely from Hollie's' family -- and a few thousand from me). I'm not just some "writer." Hollie (Tia) and I were extremely close and she did over 70 events, conventions, radio shows, parties right by my side. I helped Hollie become a published writer and artist and I'm the only one to have published her numerous time in my newsstand magazine. I never treated Hollie as a porn star but as a talented writer, artist, model and my best friend.

5) I didn't go to the memorial in SF because it was RUN by LAURA LASKY and the location was hidden from Hollie's mother and brother -- and since Laura deliberately left Hollie's mother and brother out of the obituary and would not even give the family ashes how could I support that? How can you have a funeral service when the family is not even INVITED? How cold is THAT?

6) Laura lasky, who is now profiled in the SF WEEKLY as someone who "defrauded" people, was the one who wrote Hollie's obit, not Hollie, and AFTER Laura lied to Hollie about her family "abandoning" her.  Laura TOLD ME she wrote it herself.

7) Hollie was extremely close with her brother and spent Christmas with her mother and brother the year before she learned she had Cancer. Laura turned Hollie against her family by lying to Hollie.  Even though Hollie had some 'issues' with her mother (after her mother remarried so soon after her father's death in a car accident) they still spoke on the phone several times a year.  But, even if Hollie had some  issues with her mother, why was Hollie's brother blocked? NO ONE EVER HEARD HOLLIE SAY ONE BAD WORD ABOUT HER BROTHER, JAMES. Hollie called her brother, James, the day she found out she has Cancer. So, there is the huge flaw in your argument, Vanessa. Why was James not in the obit, or invited to the funeral or even get some of Hollie's ashes? Every time you write this nonsense, Vanessa, you stab Hollie's brother in the heart. Vanessa, you are part of the reason the family is still suffering and you owe them a huge apology... not more pain and BS.

8) Laura Lasky was the one who told me 'herself' that Hollie called out several times for her mother, and Laura told me she replied to Hollie, "I'm right here, baby."

9) Admit you were wrong Vanessa. You already took down your own flawed posts about Laura Lasky, painting her as Mother Teresa. The jig is up, it's OVER. Laura was revealed to the world as a FRAUD. Time for all of us to move on and for you to apologize.

10)  Hollie's brother, James, is an awesome person whom Hollie (aka Tia) loved dearly. They had no issues with each other. Instead of everyone ripping on James. please be kind. He has done nothing wrong and lost his only sibling to Cancer at the age of 29. But Laura Lasky's deeds, and some cruel comments, have put him through hell. 

Read Hollie's brother James Kidwell's comments below.


robertrhine
robertrhine

Con artists should never be underestimated!  

They are experts at gaining the confidence of others; They are known for their intelligence; They have creative imagination and discernment and are extremely smart; They are charming and have persuasive powers; They con their own parents, siblings and children; They are smooth operators, shrewd intimidators, manipulators and actors par excellence; They thrive on the simple fact that people tend to believe only what they want to believe; They will discourage you to make contact with members of their family; they will tell you how bad and ‘ungodly’ all the members are and how they selfishly hold the righteous and the just in contempt; They live in self-denial and renouncement; Because they are inherent dishonest, they are not able to trust others. (He judges others by himself.) They always justify themselves and their actions to so-called wrongs done to themselves by ‘liars and cheaters’; When you confront them by pointing out their lies and dishonest deeds, they will retreat and pretend it is beyond their dignity to be in a state of defiance. They will rather classify you as ‘neurotic’, ‘paranoid’, or when lacking wisdom and knowledge, they will simply call you ‘ungodly’

 

“Nobody should ever feel embarrassed if they’ve been victimized by a con artist.” – Bradley Skolnik.

Anonymous
Anonymous

As far as I'm concerned Vanessa Pinto is a hack of a gernalist.  She didnt even bother to interview the family and get their side of the story.  She is good friends with Laura Lasky and is trying her hardest to cover up the truth which no one who supports her or Eric Cash want to hear.  Why is it so hard to believe that Tia has a family that loves her? Maybe because most Porn stars dont have supportive famlies.  You know the old saying "misery loves company."  I only know that Tia's family didnt really care, they just wanted to be with their daughter/sister at the time of her death.

 

So Shame on you Laura and Eric for doing that to her family and then laughing about it.  I hope you never have to go through the pain you have caused them.  You think you have it bad now..have you ever heard of CARMA..you better be watching your back side because its all going to come back and bite you and Laura in your asses.

nuggle58
nuggle58

nothing can change the unhappy and sordid events surrrounding Hollie's last days.  If eric and Laura would give Hollie's Family the ashes (or at least half of them) it surely would be a healing gesture and also would help in the public relations aspect for eric cash.  Eric has a blog from 2009 that is called Adventures in Psychiatry on my space.  it offered me  insight into his psyche and behaviors.  Also he shared that his real father's surname was Thorson.  That twigged me as to how  he mislead Hollie's brother with a fictitious name. I hope that everyone reaches resolution and comfort soon.   If eric and laura would please respect Holie's family they will be washing away a multitude of pain.  Isn't that what laura is all about.  She appears to be a person who wants to do good things.  I do not believe Hollie blogged about her mother being a shitty person. or if she did it was after being  lied to.  if i am wrong then a thousand pardons to laura and eric.   my condolences to each and every person who loved Hollie.  I can tell she was beloved by those who knew her.

etcash
etcash

the minute that someone tells me how all of this will bring Tia back, I'll be interested.

Chanta
Chanta

Hollie would hate this. This drama is exactly what she didn't want. 

davidltamarin
davidltamarin

One of these pictures is very revealing. It is the whiteboard with the medication list. She was taking methadone three times a day, Dilaudid every two hours, Ativan four times a day and a scopolamine patch. These medications negatively affect decision making and make people open to suggestion. They change the physical structure of the brain and a person on such a high regimen of painkillers and sedatives would not be able to make a rational decision. Legally, having sex with someone on that much medication is a form of rape, because the person is not able to give an informed consent, and documents signed by someone on that much mind-altering medication would not hold up in court, and her caretakers should have been aware that she was not fully capable of making reasoned judgments and rational decisions. I keep thinking of the Hannibal Lechter movie where he drugs her so much he is able to brainwash her and make her his slave. Many international law enforcement groups will load a suspect up on similar medications as a form of coercion and mind control.

Did Hollie administer the drugs to herself or was Laura involved in drugging her? Was Hollie dependent on Laura in order to take these very addicting drugs? This would allow her to have complete control over Hollie.

davidltamarin
davidltamarin

Robert Rhine made a comment that the author of this article is a personal friend of Laura Lasky who is part of this controversy.

Is this true?

If so, then I simply can not believe what has been said in this article. I am a writer as well, and if Rhine is correct the honest thing to do would have been to put a disclaimer in stating that the author was of Laura's, so that we would be able to objectively read the article. Reporters have biases. The author admits she reported on Hollie but then they became friends. Why does she not mention her relationship with Laura?

Not knowing many of the details of this, I can only conclude that my hiding her relationship, the author is not honest, especially after she admits that she has a tendency to befriend the people she writes about.

it is impossible to determine if this article is accurate if key facts are left out. I'd love to know the truth, so I ask the author of this to come clean and give a full disclosure of her relationship with someone involved in the controversy. Rhine seems to know all the key people so I believe his statement about the relationship between the author and one of the subjects of the article. This therefore is a biased article, one friend promoting another, someone who has no concept of boundaries and the ethical complications of befriending individuals you are reporting on.

This does not bring us closer to the truth but it is a clear signal that this article should not be read at face value, and that the relationship, never mentioned in the article, makes this article irrelevant as it is not a presentation of facts but a writer defending the actions of someone accused of some pretty terrible things. Lack of disclosure is a form of deception, so I cannot believe anything that was said in this article/ Laura Lasky propaganda piece. I'm curious if Laura has ever done any favors for this reporter.

This is journalism at its worst, and it is offensive and insulting. This is a story lacking credibility.

Please let us readers know the nature of this relationship.

Another point- I went to Laura's website, in which she states their goal is to help "sex workers". Hollie Stevens appeared in adult films, wrote magazine articles and more. She was not a prostitute. Yet the site clearly states that their clients are "sex workers". Hollie was an entertainer. This article has a link to the site you can check it out yourself.

A final point- the author claims she attended the memorial as a friend not a journalist. But in fact you are a journalist and just wrote an article on the event. Most celebrities are smart enough not to confide secrets in tabloid journalists posing as friends. You may have considered her a friend. But she knew you were a journalist and therefore there is probably a lot of things that she did not talk to you about. If you attended as a friend not a journalist you would not have written this article about the event. You went as a journalist. So it is hard to believe what you write and I find this article meaningless and inaccurate and unprofessional. You should resign as a journalist or at least study journalistic ethics.

 

tolerable2
tolerable2

Something I think all of you are forgetting -- she called her Mom and brother when found out had cancer.  There was very close contact until her  Mom came to SF to bring her home.  As soon as that was discovered -- the lies to Tia started and communication with her was controlled.  I wonder who controlled that!  I wonder who lied.  In the end, all of your profess so much to loving and caring about her, but who she called out for was her MOTHER.  How can you get around that important piece of information?  Who we were told she saw in the end was her deceased grandfather and father?  How can you get around that?  There is not a family around that does not have some kinds of issues.  Who she asked for her Mother.  Saw her deceased grandfather (who she was never told had died two weeks before her) and her deceased father.  FAMILY.....BLOOD FAMILY.

tolerable2
tolerable2

It's truly ashame for all the lies.  If there is legal paperwork, where is it.  Let Laura produce it.

Let's see the recorded State of California marriage license.  There are always two sides to every story.  Tia kept in contact with her brother and her mother.  She was very, very close to her brother.  Not surprised at this story since Laura and the editor are very good friends.  To each his own.  They both know the truth was not published here and is quite BIASED!

 

dickchibbles
dickchibbles

i find this whole situation very sad on many levels,  Tia is dead, I lost a very good friend,  yes the sorrow and mourning is tough,  but at this point should be more about Tia and not publically dragging her name on either side of story.  I do think it's time to grow up people.  if you are truly her friend or her family then you would be expressing the love you had for her and not the blood feud that this is becoming.  how is someone supposed to rest in piece if her name is plastered all over the place being subject to such bickering.  instead the media should be reporting on what a great person she was, and how she inspired people with her love for the arts and life.  whether you stand on one side or the other,  the public forum is no place to express your rights or wrongs. 

What happened happened and we lost an angel you should all be happy to have known her and shared part of your life with her.  show the respect for her and keep the "dirty politics" between yourselves and the court not in the publics eye. 

  what is really news worthy is how she lived, not who took care of her, who didn't take care of her, that makes her death about you, not her untimely passing.  stop making this about who was the better person,  How do you think she would feel about you now after she is gone, and how are you carrying on her name I feel is what you should ask yourself.

Anonymous
Anonymous

 @etcash  if you truly loved Tia, and you are not profiting in some way from her celebrity, and wanted to protect her, then why have you not shut down her twitter, Face Book and her blog?  Are you that desperate for the attention all of this is supposed to give your failing career as a comic?  And please don't say its to keep her memory alive, that would be really disgusting!

jameskidwell
jameskidwell

At the time this article was written there was no lawsuit or threat of one. We had no lawyer. That's what the update is about. It was not until the AVN's, at a much later date, that we tried to stop Solace SF from using Hollie's name for a "tribute" room. It saddens me that a lot of good people were taken, twice.

Karma
Karma

 @Anonymous Karma.....K.. A...R...M....A and there is the lesson for the days kids!

 

Anonymous
Anonymous

 @etcash

 Seriously, is that all you have to say??? You owe her family a very large explination of what the hell happend and why? And you should send her ashes back to her mother.  How dare you address her mother and brother as your "Mother and Brother in law"  on your Face Book, as if they are now your family.  I guarantee you her mother would rather spit in your face than look at you right now.

tolerable2
tolerable2

It won't.  You can't undo the lies you and your friend told her.  You know what you told her brother on the phone......."If she didn't love you so much I would punch you in the nose." 

tolerable2
tolerable2

David, maybe you should interview all people concerned for objectivity. As of yet, these "so called" legal documents have not been shown to her blood family.

There is some very interesting reading on Eric and Laura.  Hollie was dependent upon Laura.  Look what the article said. 

Anonymous
Anonymous

 @davidltamarin Robert Rhine and Laura were good friends until Robert spoke to Tia's brother and heard the truth.  Tia's mother and brother didn't care what she did for a living.  They didn't find out she was in the adult entertainment business until the beginning of April.  Tia's had told her brother before her mother  flew to SF that her cancer had progressed to stage 4, at that point her mother knew it might be the last time she would see her daughter alive. According to Tia's tweets on April 27th, she was expecting to see her mother and have a chemo treatment and be with her family until the following Wednesday.  Then later on that day in the evening things dramatically changed, that is when all the communication stopped.  I believe that is when Tia was told the lies and turned against her family.  She was their daughter and sister and she was dying. All they wanted was to be with her and love her. 

 

 

Chanta
Chanta

 @Anonymous And how exactly would Eric, or anyone, be profiting from Hollie's facebook, blog, twitter, etc? These are not membership or pay-per-view sites, and she did not sell products on them.

whiskey79
whiskey79

 @Anonymous  @etcash

 I have a friend that passed away last year. Her husband keeps her facebook up as a place for people to say I miss you, I love you, and to share memories to keep her spirit alive.I love the fact that on a bad day I can go leave a message to my friend.

etcash
etcash

 @Anonymous you can thank yourselves, and you know it.  No one cut you out of her life other thn her.  Taht was made clear, to you, by herself, by me, trying to be your advocate, and everyone else.  You won't be able to twist the truth after her death, you pushed her to shut the door, ostly as a helth decision.  Just stop, stop doing the things that forced her to cut you out in the first place, it didn't mae her happy, if you all could have started acting right, she would have turned around in seconds, she hated holding a grudge.  This is on you, and you hate it, so you're blaming people you should be thanking for something that is entirely your own fault.

 

davidltamarin
davidltamarin

 @tolerable2 I think you misunderstood my point I am suspicious of the articles that takes the side of Erik and Laura, and I agree, Hollie was very dependent on Laura which put Laura in a position to take advantage of Hollie. Two marriages seems suspicious. I agree with the comments you made and also would like to see if these documents exist. I don't want to interview all of the people involved because I don't care what Eric or Laura has to say, they are not credible. I never knew Hollie but I write for the same magazine she wrote for and I find this tragic and I find it significant she called out for her mother. I will remember her as a clever and talented writer, and i know for a fact Robert and her were close friends.

 

tolerable2
tolerable2

Not according to Eric's message.  And, I might add her numbers family had disconnected.  This is not a true statement.  You have been had as well

Anonymous
Anonymous

 @Chanta

 Easy answer Chanta, from all the publicity this is getting him "The grieving widowed husband of the dead Queen of Clown Porn," you dont have to be a rocket scientist to figure that one out.

SamsR
SamsR

 @Anonymous I don't know exactly what you are trying to accomplish here Mae, but honestly everything that you have said has just made me understand a little bit more why Tia decided to shut you all out. I understand that you all are in a great deal of pain and denial and therefore are coming up with any and every excuse to blame other people rather than yourselves for the actions taken toward the end of Tia's death, but perhaps at some point you all will take a very close look at how you all treated her by actions and words. That is all, I will not respond to any more of your immature behavior any more cuz Tia wouldn't want all this back and forth. Perhaps maybe you and her mother and brother might at some point be interested in what she wanted rather than what you all want?

Anonymous
Anonymous

 @SamsR

 Excuse me, but I did not write this article, and the last time I checked, this is a public forum for anyone and everyone to use to voice thier comments and opinions.  If you dont like the article or comments then dont read them! 

SamsR
SamsR

 @Anonymous @tolerable2 Ok Listen, even IF all that you are saying is true, what good is it doing by dragging Tia's name into all this publicly and creating more drama? You KNOW she wouldn't want this. No good can come from this. Tia's blood family has said their side and Tia's chosen family has said their side, and people can read both sides and decide for themselves what they believe. But no matter what, it's not going to change anything that happened. If you must, communicate with the people involved in a private manner please, you don't need to do this all publicly. Thank you.

Chanta
Chanta

 @Anonymous Hollie wasn't hidden. I knew where she was, as did many, many other people. She made choices for herself. She did not want her Mother to visit. I know this, firsthand, because I had a long conversation with her about it at SFGH a few weeks earlier and suggested ways it could work. Tia made decisions for herself. 

Anonymous
Anonymous

 @Enough

 That post proves nothing, especially when Eric has all her passwords.  Look on his tweets for that weekend..youll get an eyefull unless he has deleated them.  Laura Lasky has deleated all of her posts containing Tia/Holly off of her face book except the announcement of her death.  Now isnt that a little fishy????

Anonymous
Anonymous

 @EnoughLaura told Tia that the FBI had been called, which was a lie.  Tia's mother contacted the SF police department and did file a missing persons report in order to find her.  You can check your self, I believe its public record.  They were hiding her in Richmond.  Laura Lasky knew exactly what she was doing.  I know if she could have gotten rid of Eric she would have, but I dont think she wanted to push Tia that much.  It was ok for her to alienate her family against her. Eric was to close to the situation for her do to anything about it.  Laura wanted control of Tia's Estate.  Where did the donation money go??? Does Laura Lasky have it??? Or does Eric have it??? Or was it donated as Tia wished, and if it was, where is the paperwork???

 

 

Anonymous
Anonymous

 @Enough Her mother was in SF the weekend of April 27th, now why would she wait two weeks to post that?? I don't think she did. 

SamsR
SamsR

 @tolerable2 You said "I know for fact she was told her Mom and brother disowened her over adult entertainment."

 

How do you know this for a FACT?

tolerable2
tolerable2

Other than don't know who posted it.  Posts are still going on her website.  And, she didn't talk to her brother only Laura when her Mom was in San Francisco

SamsR
SamsR

 @tolerable2 I am just curious how you know for a fact that she was told this tolerable2?

tolerable2
tolerable2

She was also lied to.  I know for fact she was told her Mom and brother disowened her over adult entertainment.  They didn't even know it.  She quit talking to someone she grew up with when they found out.  So once again,  if you were told your Mom disowned you and called you names, and in fact, she did not.  Tia/Hollie was in contact with her brother and mother until she was too sick and Laura and Eric took over. 

tolerable2
tolerable2

Yes I know. However, anyone could of posted.  I know Eric knows Tia's passwords as still using her webpages.  So not so smart.

Chanta
Chanta

 @tolerable2 Hollie made that post herself. As she did for all of the posts made before she passed. 

Enough
Enough

 @tolerable2

 Hey check the date of the post smart aren't we!!!! Posted May 17, 2012!!!!!!!

tolerable2
tolerable2

 @SamsR I haven't either.  At that time she was also on some heavy duty drugs and anyone could of posted.  Wouldn't surprise me if Eric posted it.  He is still posting on her blogs as well.  So, don't believe it and they don't seem to want to show the "so called" legal papers.  Tia never told her brother any such thing.  I just got off the phone with him and Tia's mother.  Once again, NEVER happened.  Laura was only one her brother talked to.  NEVER Tia when her mother was there.  So just another bogus report.

tolerable2
tolerable2

Not so.  Posts are still be made from her web pages and blog.  How could she be posting.  Anyone could of posted this.  So,, ha your crazy. 

SamsR
SamsR

 @Enough  @tolerable2 

 

Where exactly on her blog is this? I looked on her blog and don't see it...

Enough
Enough

 @tolerable2

 

tomiknoxyouout asked: ha chemo drama crazy family and fbi huh. sounds nuts. what happened

 

My moms a shitty person.  Came to town to visit me uninvited.  Told my brother that I wasn’t going to pick up the phone while she was here, nor give her the address to where I’m currently staying.  So, she called the FBI to report a missing persons on me in hopes that they would find me and give her my address.  I spoke with them,  they were pissed that she was wasting their money and time, didn’t give her my address, I changed my number, and now, no more dealing with crazy family.  Ever...................................................

 

This was taken from Hollie Blog I think this is enough proof she was sound of mind.

 

 

 

tolerable2
tolerable2

I didn't misunderstand.  The picture painted in this article is beyond ridiculous.  It is so biased.  My point was the article has no CREDIBILITY at all!   The article goes from friend to reporter to friend.  Yes two marriages are suspicious.  If the first one was legal, why the need for the second one.  I doubt either are.   The whole thing is tragic.  This article is all over the place.  Extremely biased. 

Chanta
Chanta

 @tolerable2 I was made aware (directly by Hollie) when she changed her number and she gave me her new number directly. I saw Hollie several times a week over the past year. She always had a phone. And she often used it to tweet, text, etc. With her very own fingers! 

Chanta
Chanta

 @Anonymous "Publicity" does not equate to $$$. Hollie had no pay-site (membership), no royalty income from shoots she'd done, no residuals from any project - ever. This "publicity" has not been to promote Eric as a comedian in any manner, and I highly doubt he has been offered any paid gigs as a result of it. There is no profit to be had. I may not be a rocket scientist, but I am a businesswoman and one of the only ones in the industry to ever be involved in projects where I DO receive royalties for years to come. Hollie didn't have that, not a single bit. 

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