The eldest son of Ann HeckHomer Lavon expressed his concern in a newly released statement after his spokesperson Declared that she is legally dead. Heche was 53 years old and died Friday after spending nearly a week in a coma and in critical condition.
In a statement provided to NBC News through a spokesperson for Anne Heshey, the actor’s son described his grief in the wake of his mother’s death.
“My brother, Atlas, and I have lost our mother,” the statement read. “After six days of almost unbelievable emotional upheavals, I felt a deep, silent sadness. I hope my mother is free of pain and begins to explore what I like to imagine as her eternal freedom. During those six days, thousands of friends, family, and fans made me know their hearts.” I am grateful for their love, because for the support of my father, Cole, and my wife Alexei who remain my rock during this time. Rest in peace Mom, I love you Homer.”
Homer, whom Heche shared with ex-husband Colman Lavon, is 20 years old. His 13-year-old half-brother, Atlas Heck Topper, is the son of actor James Taber, who starred alongside Heche in the series “Men in Trees.”
Tapper paid tribute to his ex, in writing Instagram“I love you forever”, add a broken heart emoji.
On August 5, Heche was involved in a fire accident in Los Angeles that saw a speeding car crash into a home in a residential neighborhood. She suffered a severe brain injury due to lack of oxygen, According to its spokesperson.
While Heche legally died under California law, her spokesperson told NBC News that her heart was still beating and had not been taken out of the resuscitators until it could be determined if she was a match for organ donation.
On multiple occasions, the actor has spoken about How proud she was of her children.
Heche coined a blog for people On the joy of watching Homer attend a tennis summer camp as well as seeing him develop his skills in the sport.
“This is what we want for our children. Hope – satisfaction that when we work, we can give them anything that makes them feel good about themselves. That is. Mother’s wars. The good, the bad, and the ugly. The future. It’s all about them. And what I learned this summer is that if you You really connect with them, for them, they will accept it,” she wrote in 2012.
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