Anne Heche’s youngest son breaks his silence after her death
Actress Anne Heche’s 13-year-old son has broken his silence five months after her death. The former “Dancing With the Stars” contestant died in August 2022 after being involved in a car accident in California. according to People magazine.
Heche is survived by her two sons, Homer Laffoon and Atlas Tupper. Heche’s younger son Atlas, 13, has spoken out for the first time since the tragedy. Making a statement to the Los Angeles Inquisitor for the outlet’s tribute to the star, entitled “Call me…Anne.”
“My mother was the smartest person I have ever known. She always knew how to solve a problem or help a friend. She always knew what to do. I can’t put into words how grateful I am or how much I miss her,” Atlas said.
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Anne Heche’s ex James Tupper praised Atlas for the “beautiful” tribute
After her death, Heche’s family decided to proceed with the publication of her memoir, which was released on January 24, 2023.
At a reading, Heche’s ex James Tupper praised his son for his thoughtful words.
“I asked him if he would like to say anything … I had explained to him what the situation would be like and he went into his room alone for an hour and came out and said, ‘That’s what I want to say'” , James Tupper to People magazine. “It touched me very much, very nice. But what he wrote was very beautiful. It comes straight from his heart,” he added.
Heche and James Tupper first met in 2006, according to page six, and started dating about a year later. Although the two never married, Heche had said The Telegraph that she and James Tupper were “perpetually engaged”. They welcomed Atlas in 2009 and split in 2018.
Anne Heche’s elder son has thanked people for their support during
Homer Laffoon is only 15 years old, but he has spoken about his mother a few times since her death. On January 5, 2023 he posted a message to fans on his mother’s Instagram account.
“I never thought I’d be in charge of Mom’s IG account, but here we are. First things first, from August to now the amount of love, care and support shown by those on social media and IRL has been overwhelming and blessedly received – thank you. Day at a time works for me as I am sure the healing journey will be long. Your good thoughts and well wishes will continue to comfort me on my journey,” Laffoon wrote.
He went on to say that he wanted to be sure that his mother’s manuscript would make it to the press.
“I don’t plan on using this platform too often, but I know she loved her fans, loved writing (she wrote endlessly) and it wouldn’t feel right not to reach out at a time like this,” concluded he.
Shortly after Heche’s death, Laffoon released a statement on behalf of himself and his brother.
“My brother Atlas and I lost our mother. After six days of almost unbelievable emotional swings, I am left with a deep, wordless sadness. Hopefully my mom is pain free and starts exploring what I like to think of as her eternal freedom. Over the past six days, thousands of friends, family and fans have given me their hearts. I am grateful for her love as well as the support of my father Coley and stepmother Alexi who continue to be my rock during this time. Rest in peace Mom, I love you Homer,” he said. according to today.
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