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Zsa Zsa Gabor's Daughter Fears Mom's Eclectic Hubby is Exploiting the Ailing Actress, Ask Court For Conservatorship

Zsa Zsa Gabor in 1955. Photo via Wikipedia.
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Actress Zsa Zsa Gabor is 95 years old, has had her right leg amputated, suffers a host of ongoing ailments, and has a daughter who fears Gabor's eccentric, younger husband is trying to exploit her mother.Constance Francesca Hilton, Gabor's daughter with Conrad Hilton (yes, of the hotels), is planning to ask a Los Angeles court "to appoint a conservator to oversee her mother's affairs," according to City News Service.

Hilton recently learned that Gabor's "home is in default over missed mortgage payments" and that Gabor's husband, 2013 L.A. mayoral candidate Frederick Prinz Von Anhalt, 68, "recently secured a $700,000 loan against Gabor's equity in the property."

Von Anhalt is a bit of a character, but he has been Gabor's longest-lasting husband; the couple wed in 1986. He has said the couple wed out of friendship, which grew into love.

Hilton, however, has struggled with the coupling in recent years, particularly as her mother's ailments increased. In February 2011, Hilton claimed Von Anhalt refused to allow her to see her mother following her amputation. But Hilton and Gabor have also had a strained relationship, as Inside Edition pointed out last year: "In 2005, Gabor sued Hilton for allegedly forging her signature to get a $2 million loan. The case was dismissed, and Hilton says all that drama is behind them."

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This past year has not improved relations among the trio, and seems to have worsened when Gabor broke her hip last July.

According to a statement, Hilton wishes "to have a court decide what is best for her mother, to determine whether Zsa Zsa is getting the best care she can afford, whether Zsa Zsa is being isolated or allowed to be with family and friends who love her, and whether her funds are being managed in her best interests.''

The Petition for Conservatorship is being submitted in Los Angeles Superior Court today.

Von Anhalt has not commented on Hilton's latest legal move.