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Report: Jamie Lee Curtis written out of not-much-of-a-dad Tony Curtis' will

October 22, 2010 |  9:38 pm

Jamie Lee Curtis and daughter Anna Guest at Tony Curtis' funeral. Jamie Lee Curtis, who described herself Friday on "The Talk" more as a fan of Tony Curtis than as his daughter, was written out of more than one of her father's wills, including the final one, a source tells the Awful Truth.

Makes sense, given that when "The Talk" co-host Sharon Osbourne asked Jamie Lee whether she felt bonded with her father, Curtis' answer was an emphatic, scrunch-faced, "No, not at all.

"I mean, again, not, not at all."

Curtis spoke of her father, who died Sept. 29, from a perspective she described as "being like all of you, a fan of him."

"The invention of Tony Curtis was his life. Now children, as we all know, are complicated and messy, and he was not a father. He was not interested in being a father," she said. "Now, by the way, that's not a slam against him. He was very clear that he was not."

Financial support, yes; an involved father, no.

If the report is true (a rep told E! it was "really no one's business"), it seems that financial support didn't continue into the afterlife.

Good thing Jamie Lee at least inherited Tony's "desperate need for attention."

-- Christie D'Zurilla

Photo: Actress Jamie Lee Curtis, right, attends the funeral of her father, Tony Curtis, with daughter Annie Guest on Oct. 4, 2010, in Henderson, Nev. Credit: Ethan Miller / Getty Images

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