Jane Holzer Ordered to Testify in Andy Warhol Fraud Case


Jane Holzer Ordered to Testify in Andy Warhol Fraud Case
The protege of the late pop artist has been asked to appear in court against a man accused of stealing iconic works by Warhol.


Reclusive actress/model Jane Holzer has been ordered to testify in court against a man accused of stealing iconic works by her late mentor, pop artist Andy Warhol. Former chauffeur James Biear was charged with fraud in 2009, amid allegations he conned his former employer, poet and Warhol art collector Kenward Elmslie, out of millions of dollars in artwork and cash in 2005.

At a New York court hearing on Monday, November 8, prosecutors claimed Biear was responsible for stealing 11 Warhol works and transferring $3.2 million from one of Elmslie's bank accounts into his own. Biear later sold one of the works, Warhol's famous Heinz 57 wooden ketchup crate, to Holzer for $220,000 .

According to the New York Post, the reclusive star, who the Warhol dubbed Baby Jane in the 1960s, is expected to take the stand at an upcoming hearing. The actress was among the first of Warhol's superstars to attract intense media attention before she shunned the spotlight in the 1990s.

© AceShowbiz.com


More Jane Holzer News

MORE FROM NEWS
Leave a Comment

Required fields are marked with *

  random image 
TODAY'S HEADLINES
  1. 'America's Got Talent' Live Results 1: Meet the First 7 Semifinalists!
  2. Is She Pregnant? Gwen Stefani Sports Suspicious Bump During Outing With Son
  3. Miranda Lambert Is Tired of Being 'Painted as the Villain' in Blake Shelton Split
  4. Paula Patton Spotted With 'New Man' in L.A. Almost Three Years After Robin Thicke Divorce
  5. Blake Shelton and Gwen Stefani Write Love Songs for Each Other
  6. This Is How Olivia Munn Feels About Aaron Rodgers Allegedly Dating Marie Margolius
  7. Ben Affleck and Jennifer Garner Reunite for Pizza Party With Kids
  8. Fergie Goes Topless to Promote New Album 'Double Dutchess'
  9. Bella Thorne Suffers Insane Nip Slip in a Plunging Bodysuit at L.A. After Party
  10. It's Official! Daniel Craig Is Returning for 'Bond 25'