This is such terrible news!
Julia Roberts has not been having a great year so far.
First her half-sister Nancy Motes passed away due to an apparent suicide, and now her mother is being hospitalized for reasons unknown.
The award winning actress and her family have been dealing with a ton of hardships and drama ever since Nancy passed away.
It looks like all that drama could've taken a toll on Betty Lou Motes. She has reportedly been looking more frail with each passing day!
A lawyer for the family did confirm that Betty was in the hospital, but declined to elaborate on why she was there in the first place.
Julia's family will be in our thoughts. Stay strong, Jules!
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The fiancé of Julia Roberts’ half-sister Nancy Motes is coming forward following the tragic death of his wife-to-be.
After Nancy was found dead of an apparent drug overdose on Sunday, word spread of a suicide note that was left behind that blamed Julia for driving her to do this!
John Dilbeck, who was engaged to Nancy, wants the world to know though that she loved each and every member of her family, despite the supposed note and cryptic tweets that Motes posted on Twitter last year.
In a statement, Dilbeck broke his silence, saying:
Julia Roberts has been quietly dealing with the death of her half-sister Nancy Motes and things have not been getting any easier for the actress.
In fact, after her half-sister was declared dead of an apparent drug-overdose, so many strange things have come from the tragic situation.
Julia has been the subject of Nancy's possible suicide-related death as evidence arose of Nancy's ill-mannered attitude towards the August Osage actress.
And now, Jules is dealing with John Dilbeck, Nancy's heartbroken fiancé, who is planning on taking over her estate to be the sole owner of her possessions!
According to an insider:
The news of Julia Roberts' half-sister Nancy Motes' sudden death has rocked the entire family involved with questions…
And now, they might finally be given the answers they've been searching for.
A spokesperson from the Office of the Los Angeles County Department of Coroner is confirming that there were suicide notes on site:
"All we're saying at this point was that there was a note found."
Although we have no actual confirmation from the coroner, a source told the New York Daily News that an EMT discovered a five-page suicide letter rant about how Julia was the driving force behind ending her own life:
Maybe we were all too quick to point at drugs, considering so many have lost their lives to substance abuse recently!
The Los Angeles County Coroner is now going into detail about Julia Roberts' half-sister Nancy Motes' untimely passing.
In a new statement, Lieutenant Fred Corralis is revealing that although drugs (both prescription and non) were found on the scene, they're moving forward and investigating the case as an apparent suicide - despite reports of an OD:
This story is taking a turn…
Julia Roberts' half-sister Nancy Motes, who was found dead on Sunday of an apparent drug overdose, reportedly went on an angry Twitter rant a few weeks before her death.
And oddly enough, it was all an attack on her famous fam—but more specifically, Julia!
On January 19, Nancy aggressively shared:
So sad—especially since we've lost so many to drugs in recent months!
Nancy Motes, the half-sister of Julia Roberts and Eric Roberts, has been found dead of an apparent drug overdose.
In a statement released today, Julia's rep revealed the untimely fate of her 37-year-old sister: