Dannielynn Birkhead, the six-year-old daughter of the late Anna Nicole Smith and photographer Larry Birkhead is beginning to ask questions about the death of her famous mother.
In a recent “Good Morning America” appearance, Birkhead — now 39 — talked about a trip to the Bahamas where Smith is buried next to her son Daniel.
“[Dannielynn] said, ‘Why did mommy die?'” Larry said. “And I said ‘You know, the doctors couldn’t fix her. But if you’re good … you’ll get to see her someday.'”
Dannielynn was at the center of a maelstrom when her mother died of a drug overdose in 2007. Smith’s lawyer/companion Howard K. Stern was listed as Dannielynn’s father, but Birkhead came forward — along with Zsa Zsa Gabor’s husband — to claim paternity, too. A DNA test later proved Birkhead was in fact Dannielynn’s biological father.
Birkhead says Dannielynn made a Mothers Day card at school, but told Birkhead to “give it to your new wife” if and when he lands one.