A somber vacation. Anne Heche‘s ex-husband, Coleman Laffoon, gave a glimpse of how he and son Homer Laffoon are getting ready for his or her first Christmas because the actress’ dying.
“@homerheche has been via so much,” Coleman, 49, captioned an Instagram picture of Homer, 20, adorning the household’s Christmas tree on Sunday, December 11. “To have him with us, capping the tree with a star, sharing his pleasure & loving and being beloved by his household is a second that takes my breath away. I need to share that second right here. We’re fortunate and grateful to have Homer with us. Three cheers for Ho-ho-Homer. We love you.”
Heche and the Ohio native had been married from 2001 to 2009, welcoming Homer in 2002. Information broke in August that the Emmy winner died with out a will at age 53 following a automotive crash in Los Angeles.
“Within the wake of Anne’s passing, I simply wished to say a number of issues,” Coleman mentioned in an Instagram video on the time, expressing his grief over the stunning loss. “One, I beloved her and I miss her, and I’m at all times going to. Two, Homer is OK. He’s grieving, in fact, and it’s tough — it’s actually tough, as in all probability anyone can think about. However he’s surrounded by household and he’s robust and he’s gonna be OK.”
The actual property dealer informed his social media followers that Heche’s dying was “actually arduous” for him and Homer. “However we bought one another and we’ve plenty of assist, and we’re gonna be OK,” he mentioned.
Following his mom’s passing, Homer filed a request for management over Heche’s property. The Name Me Loopy writer additionally shared son Atlas, 13, with ex James Tupper, who challenged Homer in court docket for the rights to the property.
In court docket docs obtained by Us Weekly in September, Tupper, 57, claimed that the Dancing With the Stars alum despatched him an e mail in 2011 saying that she supposed to depart her belongings to him “for use to boost my youngsters after which given to the youngsters.” The alleged message acknowledged that the property would “be divided equally amongst our kids, presently Homer Heche Laffoon and Atlas Heche Tupper, and their portion given to every when they’re the age of 25. When the final little one turns 25 any home or different properties owned could also be offered and the cash divided equally amongst our kids.”
Tupper went on to argue that Homer wasn’t able to the accountability that got here together with taking up Heche’s accounts. “Mr. Tupper’s claims relating to [Homer’s] ‘suitability’ to function private consultant aren’t solely immaterial, they’re inaccurate and unfounded,” learn a court docket submitting obtained by Us in September. “Mr. Tupper’s allegation that [Homer] has not had contact together with his brother [Atlas] since their mom’s dying is patently false.”
Us confirmed in November that Homer was named basic administrator of the One other World alum’s property and was granted “particular powers” over the probate.
The California native beforehand addressed the lack of his mom shortly after her deadly automotive accident. “My brother Atlas and I misplaced our Mother. After six days of just about unbelievable emotional swings, I’m left with a deep, wordless disappointment,” Homer famous in an August assertion. “Hopefully my mother is free from ache and starting to discover what I prefer to think about as her everlasting freedom.”
On the time, Homer thanked the “1000’s of pals, household and followers” who expressed their condolences and shared reminiscences of the late I Know What You Did Final Summer time actress. “I’m grateful for his or her love, as I’m for the assist of my Dad, Coley, and my stepmom Alexi who proceed to be my rock throughout this time,” he concluded.