Wednesday, January 23, 2008

my heart hurts for michelle williams

all i keep thinking about in this whole heath ledger situation (which is SO extremely sad, tragic and just unnecessary by the way) is how michelle williams must have just had the longest plane ride of her life. can you imagine getting the news that your recent ex and father of your only child was found dead in new york while you're in freaking sweden filming a movie?? can you imagine how shocked and horrified she must have been, and how helpless she must have felt to be so far away? and then to sit on that damn plane for all those hours. i am truly feeling for her. the kid too, don't get me wrong- but the kid is SO young and won't know what's going on.... and for michelle.. even though i always thought they were a weird mismatched couple, i am just feeling for her. empathic to the 10000th degree here folks. it also really freaked me out that literally after the news had been out for less than a minute, wikipedia had already updated their site on heath calling his entry "about a person who has recently died" including an entire entry on his death and his filmography included his current film listing as "died during filming." (looks like they changed the wording now, but that's what it said yesterday).. i guess we just waste no time in updating information in this day and age.

ps- i wonder if something like this is even more sad just because of his age? like if he was 80, would it be as sad? not at all right....

poor baby is just the spitting image of her father. i've never seen a kid look so much like one parent before.

splitting image of her dad

9 comments:

Kevin Charnas said...

It's so sad...truly. And you texting me yesterday felt like a punch in my gut...

As opposed to the slaps across the face that I'm USED TO getting from you.

It is truly heartbreaking...

And you're right. I can't frickin' believe how much she looks like him!

jennster said...

it freaks me out how much she resembles him. truly.
and i knew you'd want to know and probably didn't. at least you didn't know yet- it was truly SHOCKING to hear. and so so so sad.

Phoenix said...

I'm so with you. I was going to post about it, but I didn't even know what too say. No matter how or what happened, it is a tradgedy.

Becky said...

i blogged about this today too. so horrible

Yorksdevil said...

With those perents you've gotta think that kid's growing up to be good looking.

Ali said...

he leaves a piece of himself behind in Matilda.

Don Mills Diva said...

The resemblance is just striking isn't it? Sad.

MelissaMM said...

I'm so with you Jenn. I thought the same thing about Michelle and the plane ride home and how harrowing that must have been.

I've never seen a clear pic of their daughter. Crazy how much she looks like him. No doubt about paternity in this relationship.

And I agree about the age. If he was 80, you figure he's lived his life. But to die at 28 with so much more to do, just tragic.

So sad...tear

Amy said...

You are the first person that I have seen mention Michelle. I am with you 100% - and that poor baby.