‘Hopefully My Mom Is Free From Pain’: Anne Heche’s Son Gives Emotional Statement

The eldest son of actor Anne Heche has launched an emotional assertion after his mom was pronounced legally lifeless following a devastating automobile wreck.

“My brother Atlas and I lost our Mom,” Homer Laffoon, 20, stated in a press release shared with Individuals journal and NBC Information. “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.”

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

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Laffoon is Heche’s son together with her ex-husband, then-cameraman Coley Laffoon. His youthful brother, 13-year-old Atlas Heche Tupper, is the son of Heche and actor James Tupper.

He additionally thanked his household, associates, and followers of Heche, for his or her assist.

“Over those six days, thousands of friends, family, and fans made their hearts known to me,” he continued. “I am grateful for their love, as I am for the support of my Dad, Coley, and my stepmom Alexi who continue to be 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 pronounced mind lifeless ― legally lifeless within the state of California ― earlier this week. Her physique continues to be on life assist in order that her organs may be matched with potential recipients in want, in accordance with a spokesperson.

The cleaning soap and movie star had been severely injured after she crashed her automobile first right into a storage after which into a house in Los Angeles’ Mar Vista neighborhood, leading to a large hearth. The resident of the house and her pets have been unhurt, however she misplaced all of her possessions within the blaze.

Los Angeles police later stated {that a} preliminary blood draw discovered cocaine in Heche’s system in the course of the accident.

Heche had beforehand mentioned the psychological well being points she confronted all through her life, which she stated stemmed from years of sexual abuse by her father.

Homer Laffoon’s father, Coley, additionally spoke out about Heche’s loss of life in a video posted Friday on Instagram.

“I loved her and I miss her and I’m always going to,” he stated.