Ellen DeGeneres reacts to the heartbreaking death of ex Anna Heche

Anne Heche passed away in a devastating car accident last week, but before her death, ex-girlfriend Ellen DeGeneres shared heartbreaking message.

DeGeneres was understandably distraught at the tragic news.

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Her message arrived just before it was announced that she was brain dead.

The actress was seriously injured in a recent accident, and reports almost immediately said she was “fighting for her life.”

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Ann has since been declared brain dead and the difficult decision has been made to take her life support off.

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Heche, 53, was taken to the hospital in “critical condition” after a car crash last Friday…

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According to sky newsthe actress was “driving at speed down a Los Angeles street” before crashing into a house.

The Los Angeles Fire Department noted that the accident “started a massive fire” that left burnt actress…

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It requires “surgical intervention”.

In the video, filmed immediately after the brutal accident, the actress’s behavior was rather erratic. TMZ.

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Apparently, shortly after she passed out, Heche “behaved erratically”.

Sources told the media that “law enforcement was able to get a warrant.”

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So that according to the sample of her blood, officials could determine whether “the actress was intoxicated.”

And that is not all…

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According to reports, police believe that Heche was indeed “under the influence of drugs or alcohol.”

Heche made “at least 2 runs” before driving through the house…

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When her car was set on fire and she received “serious injuries”.

This was announced by the representative of the actress. TMZthat Heche is currently “fighting for his life” in the hospital…

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As well as being in critical condition with “lung injuries”, in which she needs “artificial ventilation”.

“Shortly after the accident, Anne Heche lost consciousness, fell into a coma and is in critical condition. She has serious lung damage requiring mechanical ventilation, and burns requiring surgical intervention, ”concluded the rep.

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Currently, Heche is in a coma and is being treated for serious injuries.

The representative said PEOPLE that “she is in a coma and did not regain consciousness shortly after the accident.”

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After the incident, investigators called the case a “criminal offense.”

According to daily mailHeche had a “bad day” leading up to the accident…

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In the Friday edition of Heche’s Better Together podcast, she appears to “slur the words” when she and co-host Heather Duffy tell the “audience that they’re drinking vodka with the Wine Hunters.”

Like “the distillery that sponsored one of their shows gave them free alcohol.”

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However, it is not clear if the podcast was filmed on the Friday when the accident occurred.

“Doctor. Ram said we should drink vodka instead of wine,” Duffy said, with Heche adding, “we’ve listened and we’re drinking it.”

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And this is the next revelation fans are talking about after the actress revealed she was having a ‘bad day’.

“I don’t know what happened, sometimes days just suck and I don’t know if you ever had them. [but] some days, those bad, really bad days, and some days just end like that.

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“Sometimes the days just suck, and I don’t know if you ever have them, but you know some days, Mom says, will be just that. There are not very good days, very bad days,” Heche said.

“And I don’t know why some days end like this, and it doesn’t shake me like that,” the actress continued.

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Heche later recounted how she “had a tough week” and explained “how people interrupted her meditation in her apartment”.

Does this mean Heche really had a bad day on Friday? Well, we’re definitely not…

Prior to the accident, the actress was seen “rushing down an alleyway and narrowly missed a pedestrian while walking on a sidewalk in the Mar Vista area.”

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Newly Released footage shows an unidentified woman looking stunned when a member of the Heche Mini Club raced past just before 11 a.m. Friday.

TMZ reports that Heche “may have been under the influence of drugs or alcohol”.

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When she broke into Lynn Michelle’s house.

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According to TMZpolice are “looking at the incident as a potential felony investigation because the woman in the house, Lynn Michele, was injured.”

While Heche is believed to still be in critical condition, it looks like the case is still ongoing…

Lynn Bernstein, Michele’s neighbor, said PEOPLE the tenant was “extremely lucky to have survived the crash”.

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She went on to add “that she was in shock even before she spotted the car when she saw him and two other neighbors in her house trying to help everyone get out safely.”

According to Bernstein, the car drove completely into the house.

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Los Angeles Fire Department said that the damage was severe and caused a massive fire in the one-story house.

The fire department even marked the house with a red flag, which means that the building is not safe to live in in its current state.

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Although she managed to survive the crash, Michelle lost property and equipment for her online business for the rest of her life. Many have donated to her GoFundMe page. here.

And now the Heche family has reported that her brain is dead.

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An announcement that she would be taken off life support.

It was announced that she would remain on a ventilator so that doctors could test her organs to make sure they could be donated before they took her life support off.

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Heche was reported to have suffered “severe anoxic brain injury” due to the accident, according to a statement from her family.

This means that her brain experienced oxygen starvation for a long time.

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A spokesperson for her family said: “We want to thank everyone for the well wishes and prayers for Ann’s recovery, and to thank the dedicated staff and wonderful nurses who cared for Ann at the Grossman Burn Center at West Hills Hospital.”

“Unfortunately, Anne Heche suffered a severe hypoxic brain injury due to an accident and remains in a critical condition in a coma. She is not expected to survive.”

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The statement continued, “Anna had a huge heart and touched everyone she met with her generous spirit.

“More than her extraordinary talent, she considered spreading kindness and joy her life’s work — especially moving the needle to accept the one you love. She will be remembered for her courageous honesty, and we will miss her light sorely.”

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Heche’s rep then revealed even more details after it was revealed that the actress would not survive…

The representative explained that Donnie Brasco the actress has long decided to become an organ donor and, according to reportswill live until the check is done.

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“She has long had the choice to donate her organs and is on life support to determine if they are viable,” the statement said.

Authorities are still gathering evidence of the crash.

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It is expected that after the completion of the investigation, they will present the case to the prosecutor’s office.

However, it has now become known that the actress has passed away.

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This was announced by the representative of Anna’s family. TMZ: “We have lost a bright light, a kind and joyful soul, a loving mother and a true friend.

They continued: “Anne will be greatly missed, but she lives off her beautiful sons, her iconic work, and her passionate advocacy.

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“Her courage for always standing up for her truth, spreading her message of love and acceptance, will continue to have a lasting impact.”

Since then, many tributes to the star have appeared on the network …

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But one message in particular made everyone feel emotional.

Heche’s ex-girlfriend, Ellen DeGeneres, shared a heartfelt message online after learning about Heche’s condition.

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DeGeneres and Heche famously met in 1997, just four months after the TV host came out.

The two reportedly met at a Vanity Fair Oscar party and hit it off immediately…

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Subsequently, the couple began a secret relationship until they finally went public after 6 months.

They were so serious that in 1999 the couple admitted that they would tie the knot if Vermont legalized same-sex marriage.

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Unfortunately, they broke up after a year. According to the statement Peoplethe couple said, “This is an amicable parting and we really appreciate the 3 1/2 years we spent together.”

And while they parted ways, it’s clear that DeGeneres has always held Heche in high regard.

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Hearing the tragic news, she tweeted: “This is a sad day. I send Anna’s children, family and friends all my love.”

Rest in peace, Anne Heche.

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