Who gets the money?
In fact, the jury is just about "at each other's throats."
While reaching for the paper towels, Brooke Astor's biographer and daughter-in-law have a moment.
Assistant District Attorney Joel Seidemann's rhetoric against the octogenarian was scathing, and damning.
During the final arguments of the Astor trial, defense lawyers make an inarguable point.
What's left to be said?
"Much like the woman at the center of it, the Astor trial has had a life longer than anyone could have reasonably expected."
So says an expert in court.
Or a handful of other old preppy people, for that matter.
According to a nurse's testimony, the aging matriarch couldn't sleep over fears her son was trying to kill her — but was also lucid enough to issue some sage advice.
You know, that friend who always thinks the two of you are closer than you actually are.
Today at the Astor trial, the former secretary of State told the story of his undoing at the hands of the famous socialite.
Don't worry, it's only the dachshund kind.
But, to be fair, they are really AWESOME ones.
"She is killing him. She's f----- killing him," Astor's daughter-in-law ranted in 2001, according to a witness. "If [Anthony Marshall] dies before I do, I get nothing."