postchronicle.com ~ The voice of Bart Simpson, Nancy Cartwright, has become a defendant in a $260,000 lawsuit involving her late fiance's support of the Church of Scientology with siphoned insurance funds.
radaronline.com ~ [view the Cartwright/Yo Nancy lawsuit]
Nancy Cartwright, 53, and one of her companies, Yo Nancy Inc, is facing damages and a huge payout after her fiance's construction company, Brackett Construction Inc, allegedly diverted funds from money paid to it by two two construction insurance companies: American Safety Casualty Insurance Company and National American Insurance Co.
technorati.com ~ Cartwright's fiance apparently leaped to his death from the Highway 1 Bixby Bridge on the Big Sur Coast. A hiker found Brackett, 54, about 5:30a.m. on May 29th 2009, said Dan Robison, a detective with the Monterey County Sheriff's Coroner division.
Brackett, who was supposed to be visiting friends, disappeared that Sunday. Robison said Brackett died from injuries suffered after the nearly 200-foot fall from the bridge.
There were no indications of foul play, and friends and relatives of Brackett said he was despondent because of financial troubles with his business, Robison said. [ more on Brackett's death and connections to Scientology @ WWP ]
Before his death, Brackett's company, Brackett Construction, was apparently working on a $485,000 job, rebuilding the Hollywood eatery Off Vine Restaurant after a fire gutted it in April 2008.
courthousenews.com ~ The company was unable to finish the project and filed for Chapter 7 bankruptcy one month after Brackett's death, according to the Superior Court complaint. When Brackett's company filed for Chapter7 in June after his death, it had accrued $1,817,663 in debt, and was showing only $67,400 in assets.
He and Cartwright belong to the church, and in fact, he did only a portion of the work he was hired to do for ASCIC, while he certainly was a bigwig and power donor in the Church of Scientology. Steve had been affiliated with the Church of Scientology since as far back as 1979, when he is listed as having reached "clear" status. Brackett is also listed as a Gold Meritorious IAS member, which signifies he's contributed at least a $1 million to Scientology.(I guess Steve got all caught up in keeping-up-with-the
Scientology + Business = Trouble
Scientology and business mix about as well as Homer and nuclear energy. There's always seems to be a disaster looming around the corner. Take for example Tom Cruise's movie-making status: pretty much tanked since he went on his clear the planet binge.
And Rev. Rex Fowler, allegedly shot his business partner and then screwed up while trying to kill himself earlier this year. Even Nancy, with her Bart Simpson Scientology robo-telemarketer call for Scientology, as reported below by CNN. Yeah, her bosses over at Fox were real happy about that one.
Bart Simpson - Deep Deep Trouble