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Busy Philipps Traveled to Be with Michelle Williams on 10 Year Anniversary of Heath Ledger's Death

Busy Philipps flew to be by her best friend’s side during a difficult time.

The 38-year-old actress visited Michelle Williams on the 10-year anniversary of Heath Ledger‘s death on Monday (January 22). On her Instagram Story, Busy revealed that she was heading out of town, and posted a few photos of her flying out of town.

Later, Busy posted a photo of her with Michelle. Michelle and Heath were once engaged, and had a daughter together named Matilda, who is now 12.

Heath tragically died back in 2008 in his New York City apartment.

Our thoughts are with Heath‘s loved ones during this time.

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Busy Philipps Tears Up While Remembering Heath Ledger

Busy Philipps is opening up about Heath Ledger on the 10th anniversary of his passing.

The 38-year-old actress was close with Heath while he was engaged to her best friend Michelle Williams.

Busy took to her Instagram story to talk about Heath and how MGMT‘s song “Time to Pretend” reminds her of him.

“I was just driving and I was thinking about my friends Heath who died 10 years ago and this song came on, ‘Time to Pretend,’” she said in the video.

She continued, “It came out after he passed away and I remember when it came out, because [I thought] it made me think of him. I just thought he would have liked this song. And for some reason, every time I hear this song…it’s weird.”

Head to her Instagram to hear all that she had to say.

Our thoughts are with Heath‘s friends and family on this difficult day.

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Naomi Watts Shares Touching Tribute to Heath Ledger

Naomi Watts is remembering Heath Ledger on the 10 year anniversary of his death.

The 49-year-old actress dated Heath from 2002 to 2004, prior to his tragic passing in 2008 when he was just 28.

Naomi took to her Instagram to share a handsome photo of the late actor and write a touching tribute in his honor.

“Thinking about this beautiful soul today. 10 years ago he left this world,”
Naomi wrote.

She added, “He was a true original. Heart always on his sleeve, with the most powerful charisma, strength, humor and talent. I will never forget his gentle spirit.”

Our thoughts are with Heath‘s friends and family on this difficult day.

'I Am Heath Ledger' Documentary Debuts New Trailer - Watch Now

Heath Ledger fans are getting another glimpse at his upcoming documentary, I Am Heath Ledger.

In the new trailer, the late actor’s co-stars, including Emile Hirsch, open up about his dedication to the craft.

“This interest in the exterior and the craft and the way the characters would look and sound and physically look on screen—he was sort of a painter in that way,” Emile explained.

He added, “But he also had a psychological interest in his characters. If you don’t have a sense of play, and if you’re too serious, the odds are you’re going to be too much of a tight-ass to create characters.”

I Am Heath Ledger premieres on May 17th.

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Heath Ledger's Sister Disputes This Rumor About His Tragic Death

Heath Ledger‘s sister Kate is disputing a long-standing rumor that his role as The Joker in The Dark Knight led to his tragic death.

“Last week I probably slept an average of two hours a night,” Heath told the New York Times in 2007 about filming the movie and his psychological state. “I couldn’t stop thinking. My body was exhausted, and my mind was still going.” He also described Ambien use in the publication.

Kate clarified that everything you’ve heard about his time filming The Dark Knight are just rumors.

“I was really shocked, because that was him having fun,” she said (via the Daily Beast). “Every report was coming out that he was depressed and that [the role] was taking this toll on him, and we’re going, honestly, it was the absolute opposite. It couldn’t be more wrong. He had an amazing sense of humor, and I guess maybe only his family and friends knew that, but he was having fun. He wasn’t depressed about the Joker!”

Heath was awarded the Oscar for Best Supporting Actor for his work on the movie. He passed away on January 22, 2008 in New York City. His cause of death was listed as cardiac arrest brought on by prescription drug intoxication.

Heath Ledger's Sister Says 'I Am Heath Ledger' Documentary Showcases His 'Beautiful Soul'

Heath Ledger‘s sister Kate is opening about her new documentary about her brother.

Kate teamed up with director Derik Murray on I Am Heath Ledger to give fans a deeper look inside the life of the late actor before his untimely death in 2008.

It’s truly reflective of who Heath really was,” Kate told CBS This Morning. “The creative spirit, you know, he was more than just the celebrity persona that people saw. He was really multi-talented and just a beautiful soul, and I think that really comes through the film.”

Kate went on to say that Heath would use home videos as a way to perfect his acting skills where he would record himself putting on skits then go back and critique his work. Kate and Derik heavily relied on these home videos in their documentary.

“We had a strong interest in making a film about him and as we started learning about the depth of him being an artist beyond acting,” Derik said. “This great artist that was interested in photography and filmmaking, we couldn’t resist, we dove right in.”

I Am Heath Ledger premieres May 17th on Spike.

See pictures of Kate Ledger, Derik Murray, and other crew members at the 2017 Tribeca Film Festival premiere of I Am Heath on Sunday (April 23) in New York City in the gallery below.

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Heath Ledger Was 'Totally Smitten' With Michelle Williams, His Sister Kate Says

Heath Ledger‘s sister Kate is opening up about her late brother in the new issue of People magazine.

She particularly mentions how in love he was with Michelle Williams.

“He was totally smitten with her and couldn’t wait to bring her home,” Kate told the mag. “We all instantly loved her too, so it was great.”

As for their daughter Matilda, 11, Kate said, “Everything she does, her movement I suppose, reminds me of Heath. I think the first five years after Heath passed, every time I’d see Matilda [I] would be in tears. Now, I am really happy that I am at a stage that I can see Matilda and be happy and feel her daddy’s energy through her.”

Pictured: Michelle looks super chic while arriving at LAX Airport on Wednesday (April 12) in Los Angeles.

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