10 April 2014

Mickey Rooney: No one wanted to believe me

Mickey Rooney: No one wanted to believe me Thursday, 10 Apr 2014 | 11:00 AM ET

In March 2011, then 90-year-old actor Mickey Rooney testified before a Senate panel that he had been physically, emotionally and financially abused by his own family.

The life of Mickey Rooney can be summed up by the title of his 1942 film "Andy Hardy's Double Life."

It has been reported that Rooney, who died on April 6 at the age of 93, had an estate valued at only $18,000. A victim of financial elder abuse, Rooney's life was far from that of the idealized teenager Andy Hardy.

By coming forward, Rooney did a service for millions of elderly in this country by helping to publicize financial elder abuse.

 Read the article: http://www.cnbc.com/id/101568802

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