Today, Birkhead is raising 6-year-old Dannielynn as a single father."She's in school here, in Girl Scouts, and doing all the things that normal kids do," Birkhead says. She's funny, she's fearless, she's curious."He says he's already seeing ways Dannielynn is taking after her famous mother.
hotel room after suffering a prescription drug overdose."Howard Stern simply has been through enough ...I find there is no reason to permit this case to go forward," Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Robert J. Citing what he believed was a "basic unfairness in the charging of the case," Perry said that Stern was charged because he is a "public figure." In February 2011, Perry vacated the 2010 felony charges against Stern, pointing to a lack of evidence.Eight years after the tragic death of Anna Nicole Smith, the charges brought against the late star's longtime companion Howard K. Stern was previously convicted on two felony charges in 2010 for conspiring to use fake names and for using false pretenses to score prescriptions (at the time of his conviction, he was also cleared of nine other charges).Smith was 39 years old when she died in 2007 in a Hollywood, Fla.
In the above video, he describes watching the news unfold as he sat in a dentist chair, saying he first thought her collapse in a Florida hotel was a "publicity stunt." He grows emotional as he describes realizing it was real. Stern as Dannielynn's father on the birth certificate, Birkhead says he never had any doubt he was actually the girl's biological dad.
A paternity test proved Birkhead was indeed the father and he was awarded full custody.