“Her family and friends ask for your thoughts and prayers and to respect her privacy during this difficult time,” the consultant mentioned.
Heche was beforehand in an intensive care unit with “severe burns” following the Friday crash, a supply near Heche informed CNN Saturday morning.
“She’s lucky to be alive,” the supply mentioned. “She has severe burns and has a long recovery ahead. Her team and her family are still trying to process what led up to the crash.”
The automobile was touring at excessive velocity when it ran off the highway and collided with a residence, Los Angeles Police Public Data Officer Jeff Lee informed CNN on Friday.
Heche was taken to an area hospital by Los Angeles Fireplace Division paramedics in important situation. It took firefighters greater than an hour to “access, confine and fully extinguish the stubborn flames within the heavily damaged structure,” the LAFD mentioned.
There have been no different accidents reported.
Throughout a part of the podcast, Heche and her co-host, Heather Duffy, talk about consuming vodka and wine, and Heche talks about having a “bad day.” It is unclear when the podcast was recorded. CNN has reached out to Heche’s representatives for remark.
“Today’s been a very unique day,” Heche says within the podcast. “I don’t know what happened, sometimes days just suck and I don’t know if you ever have them, but some days Mama says are … some days are those no good very bad days. And I don’t know why some days just end up like this, and things don’t really rock me like that.”
On Saturday, a regulation enforcement supply conversant in the investigation informed CNN authorities had but to query Heche in regards to the circumstances of the incident.
The numerous nature of her accidents have prevented officers from interviewing her, the regulation enforcement supply mentioned.
The Los Angeles Police Division is investigating the crash and a earlier “misdemeanor hit and run” incident, an LAPD spokesperson informed CNN on Saturday night.
LAPD mentioned no arrests have been made.
Heche first rose to fame on the cleaning soap opera “Another World,” the place she performed the twin position of twins Vicky Hudson and Marley Love from 1987 to 1991 and earned a Daytime Emmy Award. She adopted that with movies together with “Donnie Brasco,” “Six Days Seven Nights,” and “Wag the Dog.”
“I didn’t do a studio picture for 10 years,” mentioned Heche, who dated DeGeneres from 1997 to 2000.
CNN’s Josh Campbell contributed to this report.