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Heath Ledger's Family Shares Heartache

Heath Ledger's Family Shares Heartache

Heath Ledger‘s family have written about the loss of the Hollywood actor in the Australian newspaper West Australian.

Heath’s mom, Sally: “Our darling boy, special in so many ways to all of us. You knew you were so loved. You lived life with courage and daring and we are so grateful for the wonderful times we shared. We will be there for Matilda.”

Heath’s older sister, Kate: “I can hardly breathe when I try to write this. We were the ultimate in soul mates. I feel both my heart and life have been torn apart. I loved our special talks, our daily chats from where ever you were in the world. I especially loved all the precious time we spent together. We were so fortunate to have you as long as we did. You were so many things to so many people, but to me you were just my little brother. There will never, ever be another “Heath” and I think that in itself is the greatest tragedy. I will continue to talk with you everyday and love you just as if you were here. You will never leave my thoughts ‘Roast’, ever.” (Roast was her nickname for him)

Heath’s father, Kim: “My beautiful boy, so loving, so talented, so independent, so caring, so young . . . no more chess games mate . . . this is it, couldn’t beat you anyway! My body aches for the sound of your voice, our chats, our laughs and our life and times together. Your truly varied artistic skills, insatiable desire to improve and eclectic abilities set you apart from any other person on the planet . . . it had only just started for you … and for us to further enjoy. We were one, in soul and commitment. Just . . . Father and Son. I will love you forever, Dad.”

Heath’s entire family: “How do we describe our sudden and tragic loss? … You were the most amazing individual “old soul” in a young man’s body. You so loved us, as we dearly loved you. As a close knit and very private family unit we have observed you so determined yet quietly travelling in your self-styled path in life, nothing would get in your way … no mountain too tall, no river too wide. You dreamed your dreams and lived them with passion and intelligent commitment. We have been privileged to accompany you on a ride through life that has simply been amazing and through it all, we have loved each other beyond imagination. Your true legacy lives on in beautiful little Matilda, who will always remain in the greatest of care. Our hearts are broken.”

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75 Responses to “Heath Ledger's Family Shares Heartache”

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  1. 1
    Stepho metho Says:

    aw.. its so sad.. such a great loss!!! :9

  2. 2
    srfsp Says:

    I feel worse for his family than for him. They have to live without him.

  3. 3
    Team Lara Croft Says:

    Heartbreaking. May his beautiful soul be at peace. We love you Heath..if you are reading a celeb blog from heaven, please know your fans will love you forever..Ennis Del Mar..we will never quit you! Never!

  4. 4
    Natalie Says:

    He was very loved by his family, friends, and fans… But like Heath said in an interview once, he will live on through his daughter even after he is gone. He will not be forgotten & may he rest in peace.. we love you..

  5. 5
    awww Says:

    This made me cry. =’(

  6. 6
    la la la la Says:

    this was so sad to read. :(

  7. 7
    Judy Says:

    It’s heartbreaking… And what a beautiful and loving tribute they paid to their son/brother… Absolutely heartbreaking…

  8. 8
    nicole Says:

    It´s so sad, because he was very young and talented man…

  9. 9
    lola Says:

    Much better, thank you.

  10. 10
    KBS Says:

    I cannot stop crying when I read this. So heartfelt and loving. My heart goes out to his whole family. I cannot imagine the pain of losing a child. Makes me want to hold onto my Son really tight.

  11. 11
    Jessica Says:

    God I feel so bad.

  12. 12
    Jen Says:

    absolutely heartbreaking…but lets face it, someday we all have to face such a tragic loss as our dearly loved ones will fade away!

  13. 13
    kay Says:

    bawling! so sad. RIP heath

  14. 14
    Julia Says:

    There is just one word: Heartbreaking

  15. 15
    Steph Says:

    It was bittersweet to read this… It was good to see how they saw him, he seemed so special, unique and a good soul. It’s a priveledge to be called an “old soul” for such a young person. Everyone who reads this can feel their sadness.

    RIP Heath.

  16. 16
    salma Says:

    omg that’s soooooooo sad i’am crying right nowwwwwwwwww that was so touching so purrrrrrrrr so beautiful
    Love ya will always love youuuuu

  17. 17
    wtf Says:


    R.I.P. Heath.

  18. 18
    sasha Says:

    So sad! It’s very touching! It made me cry! I can’t imagine having to do this anytime soon for my loved ones! R.I.P. HEATH!! I LOVE U!!

  19. 19
    Wisdomkeeper Says:

    If ONLY every family on the Planet, cherished their son and/or daughter with such amazing true love, respect, and dignity.

    I listened to (his) profound words in the various re-run interviews over the past few days, and it was very clear he was an “old soul” in a young adult body. We (old souls) are the “sensitives” walking the earth plane right now. It can be a very harsh world for us though Heath Ledger chose a professional outlet for expressing those emotions. Looking at beautiful Michelle Williams one can observe her sensitivity as well….I can imagine their little daughter will be a healing light as she walks on this planet and, trustingly, will be guided by her father from the other side of the veil.

  20. 20
    jaxon Says:

    Wow, I’ve never heard a more loving tribute from a family. Really quite amazing. No way he took his own life and hurt all these people. It must have been some freak thing, not done on purpose if his family is any indication. No way he would do that to them.

  21. 21
    Luci Says:

    heartbreaking. his father and sister’s words especially. i cannot imagine their pain…

  22. 22
    pete Says:

    how sad

  23. 23
    Hannaaah Says:

    Aww Thats So Sad

  24. 24
    Patty Says:

    Ok, here go the tears again :’( …

    If it is this hard for us fans (it is affecting me way too much, I have to say), I can’t even imagine how his dad, mom, sisters and all relatives are doing…

    God bless them and help them in this terrible time… May you be with God, Heath, thanks a lot… Good bye.


  25. 25
    ina Says:

    i cried reading it :( RIP Heath

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