‘Hope my mom is free from pain’: Anne Heche’s son makes emotional statement


Actor Anne Heche’s eldest son has issued an emotional statement after his mother was declared legally dead after a devastating car wreck.

“My brother Atlas and I lost our mom,” 20-year-old Homer Lafoun said in a statement shared people magazine And NBC News, “After six days of almost unbelievable emotional swings, I’m left with a deep, wordless sadness. I hope my mom is free from pain and explore what I like to imagine as her eternal freedom. I’m starting.”

Anne Heche and son Homer Laffoon on November 19, 2021 in West Hollywood, California.

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Laphoon is Heche’s son with her ex-husband, then-cameraman Colly Laphoon. His younger brother, 13-year-old Atlas Heche Tupper, is the son of Heche and actor James Tupper.

He thanked his family, friends and Heche fans for their support.

“In those six days, thousands of friends, family and fans told me their heart out,” he continued. “I am as grateful for their love as I am for the support of my dad, Koli, and my stepmom Alexi, who has been my rock during this time.”

Anne Heche and Homer in 2009.
Anne Heche and Homer in 2009.

He concluded, “Rest in peace mom, I love you.”

heche, 53, was declared brain dead Legally dead in the state of California earlier this week. According to a spokesperson, her body is still on life support so that her organs can be matched with potential recipients.

was a soap and movie star seriously injured after crash His car rammed first into a garage and then into a house in the Mar Vista neighborhood of Los Angeles, resulting in a massive fire. House occupants and their pets were injuredBut he lost all his belongings in the fire.

Los Angeles police later said that a preliminary blood draw found cocaine in Heche’s system during the accident.

Heche had previously discussed mental health issues throughout her life, which she said generated over the years Regarding sexual abuse by her father.

Homer LaFoon’s father, Koli, also spoke about Heche’s death in a video. Posted on Instagram on Friday,

“I loved him and I miss him and I will always be going,” he said.


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