Diann Bankson was Frank Fritz’s longtime partner. His turbulent divorce led to alcoholism, unemployment, and health risks. Even though they are no longer together, their time together left an indelible mark on them.
Their relationship soured in November of that year, when Bankson claimed to have “walked in” on Fritz and “found him in bed with another woman.”
Fritz revealed in a conversation that Bankson had betrayed him and had even gotten a tattoo to remind him of it. But he said he still wanted to marry her.
Fritz stated, “She is the cheater, which is why I got a tattoo saying, “Once a cheater, always a cheater,” as a reminder not to repeat “the same mistake.” He went on to say that Bankson had “cost” him a lot of money.
Because his previous relationship with Bankson had “stung badly enough,” he decided to put off dating for a while while he worked on quitting drinking.
He also suffered losses at work following the divorce. According to the Sun, he will no longer host “American Pickers” on the History Channel after March 2020.
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Fritz claimed that his absence was due to health issues and that he intended to return to the show once the effects of his back surgery had healed. Fritz expressed his desire to re-watch the show. I’m ready to return to the program now that I’ve fully recovered.
Fritz claimed that the show had made no definitive decision about his return. He did, however, say that a showrunner had contacted him and promised to bring him back.
Despite the fact that Fritz has been a part of the show for ten years, there are “no plans” for him to return as a host, according to TMZ.
Fritz was admitted to the hospital on July 4, 2022, after suffering a stroke. He was discovered on the floor of his house by a friend, who then dialed for help. The 911 call, on which his companion stated, “he might be having a seizure, I’m not sure,” was obtained by The US Sun.
Fritz’s father, Bill Fritz, told reporters that his son was doing well and improving every day.
On August 18, 2022, his “longtime friend” requested and received approval for an emergency appointment for temporary guardianship and conservatorship on his behalf, according to rumors.
His acquaintance was appointed as his guardian, and the bank was tasked with managing his finances as his conservator.
As his conservator, the bank would be responsible for all payments to his care facility, including daily costs, health insurance, maintenance, and property taxes. He would require appropriate transportation for activities and doctor’s appointments, which the bank would have to ensure.
His friend had to submit a “initial care plan” for him in order to be his guardian, and he has participated “in decision-making since the stroke.”
According to his paperwork, his condition was deteriorating and he was unable to make self-adequate decisions, “without which physical injury or sickness may result.”
Documents revealed that he was in far worse shape than previously thought, and that he was unable to “make, communicate, or carry out important decisions about his own financial affairs.”
His guardian must make decisions for him until he is well enough to “get treatment for his injuries” and capable of doing so.
This story is truly heartbreaking. We send our best wishes for Frank Fritz’s health and recovery.
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