New documentary features unseen footage of Anna Nicole Smith

“Hopelessly in Love: Anna Nicole Smith and Larry Birkhead” premieres Friday night on Lifetime and peels back the curtain of their relationship.
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Transcript for New documentary features unseen footage of Anna Nicole Smith
Robin, we're going to go now to that new documentary pulling back the curtain on the relationship between Anna Nicole Smith and Larry birkhead that includes never before seen footage and phone calls between the two and erielle reshef is here with a closer look. Good morning, erielle. Reporter: Good morning. Anna Nicole Smith spent much of her career in front of the camera. Her life playing out on reality TV but now that rare footage providing a rare glimpse at her two-year affair with Larry birkhead the father of their daughter dannielynn. Anna Nicole Smith's life tragically cut short in 2007 by an accidental prescription drug overdose at 39 years old. It's unlike any love story you've ever heard. Reporter: Now a new documentary from lifetime "Hopelessly in love" describes her love affair with Larry birkhead with never before seen footage, he gives an intimate firsthand account of their relationship. Here cameras actually capturing the future couple's first meeting in 2004 at the Kentucky derby. Birkhead working as a photographer was covering Smith for the newspapers. I turned around and Anna Nicole fell on top of me. Oh. I wish I had a picture of that. Oh, we can get one. Stand up. I'm going to -- hole on. I want a picture of this. She wants more, okay. Kiss me. That's going above the bed right there. Reporter: The two went on to share a secret two-year often tumultuous romance, listen to this never before released phone call of birkhead begging Smith to come home. Nobody's a winner here. We're both losers. I don't see how I'm a loser. We're losers because we're No, we shouldn't be fighting. We got no reason to be fighting. Anna, would you listen to me, though? You left me. Reporter: In 2006 Smith would give birth to her daughter dannielynn, a headline making custody battle erupted until a paternity test proved birkhead was the baby's father. And dannielynn was just 5 months old when her mother died. She's now 13 if you can believe it. As Larry said yesterday on "Gma" he hopes this will show her exactly who her mom was and how much he loved her. All right, erielle, thank you for bringing that to us and "Hopelessly in love," Anna Nicole Smith and Larry birkhead premieres tonight at 9:00 on lifetime. To our series "Take 20 in

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