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"Half-sister" making claim to Prince's estate

A WOMAN reportedly claiming to be Prince's half-sister has filed legal documents asking for a share of his estate.

Darcell Johnston, who TMZ reports has alleged she has the same mother as Prince but a different father, wants a cut of his multi-million dollar fortune after he died last month without making a will.

The website reports that some members of Prince's family only found out about her a few days ago.

Meanwhile, Prince's other siblings have agreed to "openly communicate" with each other.

The late star's sister Tyka Nelson and his five half-siblings met in court in Minnesota on Monday (02.05.16) where Judge Kevin Eide appointed Prince's longtime bank Bremer Trust, National Association, as the "special administrator" to oversee his estate.

According to the judge, all of his beneficiaries - Tyka and half-siblings Norrine and Sharon Nelson, Omarr Baker and Alfred Jackson - except for his half-brother John Nelson, agreed to the bank's appointment.

He added: "They have agreed to openly communicate with each other and to have regular communication.

"None of us has a crystal ball. We don't know what claims will be made, but we will address those as they come."

The court hearing lasted just minutes and none of the siblings spoke to waiting media outside afterwards.

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