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Tragic model Annalise Braakensiek cuts estranged husband from her will

Model Annalise Braakensiek has left her estate to her family and friends after cutting her estranged husband out of her will.

Ms Braakensiek, 46, was found dead in her Sydney harbourside apartment by police at about 3.30pm on January 6. 

Officers treated her death as ‘non-suspicious’ and believe she died from a drug overdose. 

Model Annalise Braakensiek’s (pictured) will has been revealed and while her friends and family will receive the bulk of her estate her estranged husband has been cut out

Ms Braakensiek, 46, was found dead in her Sydney harbourside apartment by police at about 3.30pm on January 6 (memorial service pictured)

Ms Braakensiek, 46, was found dead in her Sydney harbourside apartment by police at about 3.30pm on January 6 (memorial service pictured)

Ms Braakensiek’s estate, including her $600,000 one-bedroom flat in Potts Point, will be transferred to her loved ones but not her stockbrocker husband Danny Goldberg, according to The Daily Telegraph. 

The model reportedly changed her will in April 2018 after they split and seven months before she was found dead. 

The pair had been married for 16 years at the time of their break-up. 

‘Our marriage ended its course after 16 years together. We still have a lot of love for each other and will remain good friends,’ she wrote on social media after the split.  

In her will Ms Braakensiek left four of her close friends her collection of crystals. 

Her superannuation and interest accrued from insurance policies was bestowed to her brother, sister and three friends.  

After her tragic death, friends and family of the blonde beauty said they believe she had become stuck in a lifestyle she couldn’t maintain.

After a successful modelling career and a stint in television, Ms Braakensiek turned to Instagram to share what appeared to be a picture-perfect life with her thousands of followers and fans. 

In the wake of her death her mother, Vera Stevens, told Sunday Night she disliked her social media presence because it was so far from the reality of her daughter’s life. 

Ms Stevens and close friend Ayesha Rose said they don’t think Ms Braakensiek was killed by her depression, but rather a fatal accident, caused by the Bondi culture of drug use.

She drew up her new will in April of 2018 only weeks after her and her estranged husband Danny Goldberg and seven months before she was found dead (pictured together)

She drew up her new will in April of 2018 only weeks after her and her estranged husband Danny Goldberg and seven months before she was found dead (pictured together)

‘I believe that she went out New Year’s Eve and she partied and partied and she made a fatal mistake with what she ingested,’ Ms Stevens said.  

‘I never looked at her Instagram, I never looked at her Facebook, because it upset me,’ Ms Stevens told the program.

‘It wasn’t true. She’d put a post like that on Instagram, she’d ring me and say, ”I can’t breathe. I’m so depressed”,’ she said. 

Ms Stevens said the 46-year-old often got distracted by the lifestyle and would lose touch.

‘I’d ring her every day and often she wouldn’t answer the phone and wouldn’t send a message for quite a while, and it’s the hardest thing in the world,’ she said.

Ms Stevens said she didn’t understand the environment her daughter became obsessed with.

In the wake of her death her mother, Vera Stevens, said she disliked her social media presence because it was so far from the reality of her daughter's life

In the wake of her death her mother, Vera Stevens, said she disliked her social media presence because it was so far from the reality of her daughter’s life

Ms Braakensiek first rose to prominence in the 1990s when she was scouted by a photographer at Bondi Beach when she was only 16-years-old.

She went on to be named Inside Sport’s Model of the Year in 1994 before meeting and the marrying Mr Goldberg in 2002. 

Ms Rose, who met the model during the height of her career, said the Bondi lifestyle of ‘instant gratification for a nice moment’ is ‘absolutely dangerous’.

Ms Rose admitted she had tried to ‘shake’ her friend out of the world she was stuck in. 

Paul Fenech, the creator of TV show Fat Pizza – which Ms Braakensiek starred in – said she was a sweet, loving person who was down-to-earth.

Mr Fenech referred to the old cliche of ‘be careful of what you wish for’ in discussing his former colleague’s downfall.

‘And you think it’s gonna be great, but it comes with, the pressure of kind of keeping your image just weighs on you all the time. You know, for some people, it’s very hard. Some people can’t deal with it.’

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Ms Stevens and Ms Rose don't think Ms Braakensiek (pictured) was killed by her depression, but rather a fatal accident, caused by the Bondi culture of drug use

Ms Stevens and Ms Rose don’t think Ms Braakensiek (pictured) was killed by her depression, but rather a fatal accident, caused by the Bondi culture of drug use

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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