In a coldhearted slap at Ghost star Patrick Swayze’s legacy, his widow, Lisa Niemi, is ignoring his wishes and auctioning off his most prized possessions!
RadarOnline.com has learned exclusively that Swayze — who died at age 57 in 2009 — had promised several of those items to family members.
“Everybody is very angry at Lisa!” a source told Radar. “They’re saying she’s just evil and money-hungry.”
The cherished possessions Swayze left behind include a Harley Davidson motorcycle he’d promised to his brother Don and a cowboy shirt his late mother, Patsy, wanted, but which Niemi refused to hand over, sources said.
“The shirt meant a lot to Patsy because it reminded her of Patrick and smelled of him,” the insider said of Patsy, who died at age 86 in 2013. “But Lisa just said, ‘No.’”
At Niemi’s direction, items from Swayze’s estate will go on the block at Julien’s Auctions in Los Angeles on April 28 and 29.
Items up for sale include his leather jacket from the 1987 film Dirty Dancing, which is expected to fetch up to $6,000.
A silk shirt that Swayze wore in 1990’s “Ghost” is expected to bring up to $4,000, and a custom surfboard from the 1991 thriller Point Break could go for nearly $6,000, according to the auction’s website.
As Radar revealed, sources said the cancer-stricken star spent his last days imprisoned in a house of horrors — deserted by an abusive Niemi, who left him to wallow in his own filth.
Niemi, 60, inherited Swayze’s entire $40 million estate after he signed a new will in his last days that cut out his entire family.
The Swayze clan didn’t contest the will, but are bitter that Niemi, who’s remarried, refused to hand over any mementos from Swayze’s life and career.
“Lisa has never offered the family anything — not even the small things with sentimental value to Patrick’s family,” an insider said.
“This is who she is — a greedy person. She’s just showing her true character.”
“I pray no one buys anything at the auction, because Lisa doesn’t deserve any support from Patrick’s fans,” added the insider.
“All she’s ever done is sell his image, and his name, and make money off him. It stinks!”
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