Anne Heche’s son pays tribute after his mother’s death: “I hope my mother does not suffer”


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Actress Anne Heche’s eldest son Homer Laffoon has shared a touching farewell to his mother after her death.

“My brother Atlas and I have lost our mother. After six days of almost unbelievable emotional swings, I am left with deep, wordless sadness. I hope my mother is free from pain and begins to explore what I likes to imagine like his eternal freedom,” Homer confirmed in a statement to Fox News Digital.

“During these six days, thousands of friends, family and fans have let me know their hearts. I am grateful for their love, as I am for the support of my father, Coley, and my mother-in-law Alexi, who continue to be my rock during this time. Rest In Peace Mom, I love you, Homer,” the statement concluded.

The ‘Six Days, Seven Nights’ star was in a coma and suffered a ‘severe’ brain injury after being involved in a serious car crash a week ago, a rep for the actress told Fox News Digital.

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Laffoon, 21, is Heche’s eldest son, whom she shares with Coleman Laffoon. The two were married from 2001 to 2009.

Homer Laffoon, 21, is the eldest son of actress Anne Heche, whom she shares with Coleman Laffoon. The two were married from 2001 to 2009.
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She also has a son, Atlas, with actor James Tupper, who she was with from 2007 to 2018.

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Actress Anne Heche's eldest son Homer Laffoon has shared a touching farewell to his mother after her death.

Actress Anne Heche’s eldest son Homer Laffoon has shared a touching farewell to his mother after her death.
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Following Heche’s fiery announcement of the car crash, Laffoon and her best friend Heather Perry were spotted in hospital on Monday where Anne was being treated. The two were spotted hugging and looking exhausted.

Laffoon, 21, is Heche's eldest son, whom she shares with Coleman Laffoon.  She also has a son, Atlas, with actor James Tupper, who she was with from 2007 to 2018.

Laffoon, 21, is Heche’s eldest son, whom she shares with Coleman Laffoon. She also has a son, Atlas, with actor James Tupper, who she was with from 2007 to 2018.
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Earlier this week, Heche’s rep told Fox News Digital that she suffered “significant lung damage” and needed “mechanical ventilation” with “burns that required surgery.”

On Thursday, Heche’s rep told Fox News Digital that the actress “is not expected to survive.”

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“It has long been her choice to donate her organs, and she is being kept on life support to determine if any are viable,” the rep added in a statement on behalf of Heche’s friends and family.

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“We want to thank everyone for their well wishes and prayers for Anne’s recovery and thank the dedicated staff and wonderful nurses who cared for Anne at the Grossman Burn Center at West Hills Hospital,” continues the press release.

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“Anne had a huge heart and touched everyone she met with her generous spirit. More than her extraordinary talent, she saw spreading kindness and joy as her life’s work – in particular moving the needle for the acceptance of who you love. She will be remembered for her courageous honesty and greatly missed for her light,” the statement concluded.

Fox News’ Tracy Wright contributed to this report.


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