Where is Nichelle Nichols’ Ex-Manager Today? Update

ABC News’ ‘Who Do You Believe?’ aims to provide the viewers with several sides of the same story, providing an insight into different true-crime cases through various perspectives. The second episode, ‘Protector vs. Predator,’ delves into the legal saga behind actor Nichelle Nichols’ conservatorship. WhileHer son Kyle Johnson, isHer former manager is now her primary caregiver. Gilbert BellShe was a major influence on her life. So, let’s find out what happened to him then, shall we?

Who is Gilbert Bell?

Gilbertmet NichelleSometime in 2009, have lunch with your family. At the time, it was revealed that she was in a financial bind because her primary sources of income — conventions and appearances — weren’t coming by as often as she would have liked. Then, Gilbertbecame Nichelle’s manager and helped her book more appearances at conventions and other acting projects. Soon, Nichelle’s income took an upswing, with GilbertShe claimed that her bookings increased from two couples a year to at most three in a single month.

Where is Nichelle Nichols' Ex-Manager Today? Update
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By 2010, GilbertWas living at Nichelle’s guesthouse; he lived rent-free initially but began paying $300 per month in rent about two years later. After Nichelle’s hospital stay in 2013 due to pancreatitis, she was moved to a nursing home. Later, GilbertAccording to reports, he helped her return to her home against medical advice and with no consent from her family. AroundAt the same time, GilbertAssumed the responsibility of Nichelle’s health care and financial decisions when she signed documentation for the same.

TheTwo became closer over the next few decades, and they were close together again. Nichelle’s stroke in 2015, GilbertAssisting caregivers and physical therapists. Then, sometime in 2018. Gilbert NichelleDiscussed getting married to her to protect her finances. AroundThis is the time. Kyle — who, according to GilbertHowever, it was not really in Nichelle’s life until then — petitioned for conservatorship. AsThe court ruled in favor of the plaintiff. Gilbert’s power of attorney, with KyleBeing appointed as the caregiver.

Kyle Nichelle’s loved ones accused GilbertElder abuse TheyHe claimed that he had removed her from her family, taken her out of medical care, transferred the ownership of her house to himself and, in general, misappropriated her money. ButAccording to Gilbert’s lawyer, Nichelle didn’t want Kyle to take charge of her affairs and “begged him (Gilbert) to live on her property for free.

Where is Gilbert Bell Now?

Where is Nichelle Nichols' Ex-Manager Today? Update
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In August 2021, Nichelle’s property was sold by KyleThen, she was moved to New Mexico. GilbertThe property was owned by a woman who lived there until a few weeks before she was confirmed to have moved. HeAssumed to not have seen NichelleSince April 2019 and expressed disappointment with the sale, adding, “HerHome is gone. It’s been sold out from under her. SheShe would be horrified to know that. SheHe was proud [that house]. SheIt was designed. SheIt was your contribution. SheIt was the place where the trees were planted. It was a dream come true for her.” InHe appears to have sued in 2019 KylePersonal injury. FromWhat we can tell you GilbertHe has a background in production in the entertainment industry and now lives in Los Angeles, California.

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