Patrick Swayze’s widow, Lisa Niemi, has sold the beloved actor’s most prized memorabilia at auction in Los Angeles, almost eight years after his death.
But there’s one family heirloom that was put on the market that has fans in uproar.
According to RadarOnline, Niemi sold the wig that the star intended to use for future movies if case he lost his hair during chemotherapy treatments.
“It’s a new low,” one source told the publication, while another claimed the move outed the 60-year-old as “evil and money-hungry.”
But this isn’t the first time Niemi has been slammed for dishonouring her former lover.
Recently, the famed Dirty Dancing actor’s niece Danielle Swayze, accused her of cashing in on his memory in an explosive Facebook rant.
“I promise I will tear your world down 10x harder than you did to ours,” she penned.
“Rage at n insipid t**t who has milked my family’s name and squeezed every last penny she possibly could.”
“Family possessions should stay with family… Are you f*****g kidding me?,” she added.
“How much more money do you possibly need?”
The controversial post was part of a Change.org campaign titled Return Patrick Swayze’s Memorabilia to His Direct Family! that racked up nearly 1,000 supporters.
Other items that were put on the auction block included the actor’s baby toys, a surfboard used by the star in the action thriller Point Break, a silk shirt he wore in Ghost and his private sports car.
Swayze and Niemi enjoyed 34-years of marriage before the Hollywood heartthrob succumbed to pancreatic cancer in 2009.
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