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Daughter of Billy Bob Thornton guilty of manslaughter

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Billy Bob Thornton daughter: Guilty

The daughter of actor Billy Bob Thornton has been convicted of manslaughter in the death of a one-year-old girl.

Billy Bob Thornton daughter: Guilty

Celebs have family drama, too -- and sometimes it's very, very dark. The estranged daughter of actor Billy Bob Thornton has been found guilty of aggravated manslaughter in the 2008 death of a one-year-old girl.

Amanda Brumfield was convicted of killing the daughter of her best friend in Orlando, Florida, while babysitting overnight in October 2008. Brumfield claimed the baby hit her head when attempting to climb out of a playpen. Prosecutors say there's no way a fall from that little height could have caused the child's injuries, including a three-and-a-half inch fracture in her skull and bleeding and swelling of the brain.

The woman was acquitted on first degree murder and aggravated child abuse charges.

Brumfield is Thornton's daughter with his first wife, Melissa Lee Gatlin. He has no children from his uber-creepy marriage to actress Angelina Jolie; despite the fact that she adopted Maddox while the couple was married, she did so as a single mother.

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