24/07/2017 11:51 BST | Updated 24/07/2017 13:53 BST

Lynda Bellingham’s Sons Slam Her Widower Michael Pattemore As Will Dispute Rages On

'At least we’re finally nearer to the point where we can have nothing more to do with him.'

Lynda Bellingham’s two sons, Michael and Robbie Peluso, have slammed their mother’s widower Michael Pattemore, in an ongoing dispute over inheritance.

Earlier this month, Michael appeared on ‘This Morning’ to talk about the hatred he has received since their very public row began, claiming Lynda’s two sons were given a flat following their mother’s death.

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Robbie and Michael Peluso
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Michael and Lynda in 2014 

Lynda’s estate was estimated to be worth £5 million, with her widow claiming most of the cash was invested in property.

The men also claimed Lynda’s other family members have severed ties with her husband, who confirmed this when contacted by the paper.

Following the sons’ latest comments, Michael told the Daily Mail: “When Lynda and I came together, we both came with 50-50 – in fact, I came with more. We shared everything.

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Lynda's sons are from her second marriage, to  Nunzio Peluso

“Lynda and I were so in love and it is wrong and hurtful to suggest she was afraid of me, or that I controlled her in any way.

”’It is true the family has taken sides with Michael and Robbie. But I am still very much in contact with the real friends we had.”

The family feud began almost three years ago, when Michael and Robbie shared their disapproval of Pattemore’s decision to go on a round-the-world trip and get a hair transplant, in the months immediately following Lynda’s death in October 2014.

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