In a bit of bad news, when fans of Anne Heche learned that she had died days after being hospitalized after being injured in a horrific car accident, many took to Twitter to pay tribute to the Other World star. He is remembered as a true pioneer in publicizing his relationship with
When Anne Heche and Ellen DeGeneres came out about their relationship in 1997 I was shocked and I remembered that it could really change things for people. Thank you for taking that step so bravely,’ tweeted screenwriter Ted Geoghegan.
In a 2020 interview with Mr Warburton, Hetch revealed how risky it was to be a member of the LGBTQ+ community in Hollywood when he and DeGeneres were dating Hetch at the premiere of the 1997 film Volcano with his girlfriend. Joined together, but Fox warned that she would lose her contract if she did.
Heche invited DeGeneres over anyway. We were escorted out of the theater by security before the lights came on, she recalled. Heche and DeGeneres broke up in 2000, and the following year DeGeneres compared the painful split to the loss of a girlfriend who died in a car accident.
He told the Los Angeles Times about losing someone and knowing they were still alive. Worse yet, DeGeneres had something to say about her ex’s death two decades after Heche met a similar fate.
In 2020 Anne Heche told Mr Warburton that she and Ellen DeGeneres hadn’t spoken to each other in years and when a photographer asked about Heche’s car accident DeGeneres confirmed they were no longer in touch.
At that time the doctors were trying to save Heche. Was in a coma I don’t want anyone to get hurt. According to Entertainment Tonight, DeGeneres said that DeGeneres had more to say after the news of Heche’s death.
Some followers of the former talk show host complained about her statement, saying that it was too late or indicating that Heche had no feelings about it. Let’s just be honest. Ellen posted this for her PR and nothing more. She is not going to lose even a minute’s sleep tonight.
DeGeneres and Heche’s breakup was bitter. It was the first time my heart was broken and it was huge, DeGeneres told the Los Angeles Times in 2001. And while it would have been a huge ratings draw, DeGeneres wasn’t interested.
Wasn’t always making peace with his ex for his talk shows. In 2017 a source told Radar that Heche was banned from appearing on The Ellen DeGeneres Show.