26.01.2023 - 07:31 / perezhilton.com
Heather Duffy is opening up about the loss and legacy of her dear friend Anne Heche.
On Tuesday night while at a Los Angeles book signing event for Anne’s new posthumously published memoir, Call Me Anne, her former podcast co-host sat down with ET‘s Will Marfuggi to open up about the late star.
As Perezcious readers know, the Six Days, Seven Nights alum tragically passed away on August 11, days after a fiery car crash left her hospitalized. She was just 53.
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Before her death, the actress had been working diligently on her newly released book, which is why her bestie helped complete the memoir after she passed. We cannot imagine how emotional that must have been! Now, as she helps promote the project, Heather is thinking back on the very last conversation she shared with Anne. And, boy, is it heartbreaking! She told ET:
You really just never know when it’s going to be the last time with someone. Goes to show how important it is to tell the people you love how special they are to you every chance you get. Speaking of those Anne loved, she also left behind two beloved sons, Homer Laffoon, 20, and Atlas Heche Tupper, 13 (who was also at the book signing). Heather likes to think her friend’s legacy will live on in the boys, saying:
Hopefully, the siblings will keep this in mind amid their feud…
As for other aspects of Anne’s legacy, the Better Together podcaster insisted Anne’s relationship with Ellen DeGeneres in the 1990s — and her decision to be open about dating both men and women — was revolutionary. She reflected:
She went on:
She really sacrificed so much to live authentically!
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