Acclaimed Actress Anne Heche Has Died at Age 53 After Car Crash

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Emmy award winning actress Anne Heche has died at 53 years old.

People Magazine confirmed Heche’s death with a statement from her rep stating, ”Today we lost a bright light, a kind and most joyful soul, a loving mother, and a loyal friend.”

“Anne will be deeply missed but she lives on through her beautiful sons, her iconic body of work, and her passionate advocacy. Her bravery for always standing in her truth, spreading her message of love and acceptance, will continue to have a lasting impact,” it continued.

The rep also shared while Heche is legally dead according to California law, her heart is still beating and she has not been taken off life support in order to allow OneLegacy Foundation enough time to find recipients who will be a match.

Heche crashed her blue mini Cooper into a Los Angeles home on August 5th causing the home to catch on fire. Heche suffered injuries that caused her to slip into a coma. She never regained consciousness since the accident.

Homer, Heche’s eldest son shared a statement with People, “After six days of almost unbelievable emotional swings, I am left with a deep, wordless sadness. Hopefully my mom is free from pain and beginning to explore what I like to imagine as her eternal freedom.”

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  1. August 5, 1962, August 9, 1969, August 5, 2022 and August 31, 1997.
    What famous female blonde celebrity is going to suffer another tragedy in August??!!


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