Details From Anna Nicole's Commitment Ceremony
October 4, 2006

She's still trying to deal the loss of her only son. Now Anna Nicole has found herself in the middle of a battle between her ex, Larry Birkhead and her confidant Howard K. Stern. Both men claim to be the father of Anna Nicole's baby girl.

 "Extra" was with Larry and his high-powered attorney, Debra Opri, at the courthouse in Los Angeles Wednesday, where Birkhead is pressing ahead with his paternity suit.

"She has forced Larry Birkhead to fight, to be a father to his first child," Opri stated.

Anna's lawyer, Ron Rale, fired back: "The truth will be known; justice will be served."

We're also breaking news about the other alleged father, Howard K. Stern, and his commitment ceremony to the former Playboy Playmate.

People magazine, on stands Friday, has the very first pictures of Anna Nicole taking the plunge and lounging in the surf in a white gown with her close friend, lawyer, business consultant and suspected lover.

"Friends say she was glowing; extremely happy," revealed People's JD Heyman. "She came out of the grief that she's really been stricken with since the death of Daniel."

Heyman also revealed that Anna Nicole even brought her baby on board for the special ceremony.

This marks Anna's first joyous moment in a sea of despair, as she prepares for her toughest test yet: the battle between her two lovers.

 

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