Anne Heche visited Glass Hair in Venice the day of her accident on August 5, and the salon proprietor, Richard Glass, has spoken out about his devastation and ‘regret,’ of being the final particular person she noticed.
In a video shared by TMZ earlier on Friday, the enterprise proprietor expressed his disappointment for not having the ability to assist the actress, 53, when she got here into his salon to buy a purple wig the day of her crash.
He additionally added how he felt anger in the direction of people on social media blaming him for her demise, and likewise accusing him of giving her medication present in her physique, saying, ‘I am not that particular person.’
Selfie collectively: Richard Glass, the proprietor of Glass Hair in Venice, noticed Anne Heche, 53, the day of her lethal crash on August 5
Richard had taken a selfie with the award-winning star when she stopped by his salon to buy a wig earlier than her crash.
The 2 had been pictured sending a giant smile to the digicam and gave the impression to be in excessive spirits.
Within the caption he wrote, ‘So I met @anneheche at this time and he or she bought a #redwig so random…’ He ended the caption by typing out he loves Venice Seaside with extra hash tags.
In a video to TMZ, the salon proprietor expressed his emotions for not serving to her sufficient to maintain her alive.
‘I simply really feel an enormous regret. I really feel like I may have performed one thing extra. Just like the universe despatched her right here for me to affect her in some type of means.’
Regret: The salon proprietor was the final particular person to see the actress and he acknowledged in a video to TMZ, ‘I simply really feel an enormous regret. I really feel like I may have performed one thing extra’; pictured in 2019
‘And I simply really feel like I did not do every thing that I used to be alleged to do, prefer to hold her right here, to guard her.’
In the direction of the top of his tearful assertion, he added, ‘I am extraordinarily emotional about it as a result of it is simply sporting on my coronary heart. Like, this lady, she wanted assist and I wasn’t there sufficient.’
Richard additionally talked about how he was appalled by the cruel accusations some folks have despatched in the direction of him on social media, claiming he gave her cocaine or fentanyl present in her system resulting from him being the final particular person she had seen.
‘There are people who find themselves good. There are people who find themselves simply evil,’ he defined in the course of the clip. ‘You realize, making accusations that I had one thing to do what her toxicology report stated.’
The businessman adamantly expressed, ‘I’ve by no means performed any sort of medicine. I do not do this. I am not that particular person.’
Accusations: The businessman added that folks had been accusing him of giving the star the medication present in her system after her crash, stating, ‘I’ve by no means performed any sort of medicine’; pictured in 2018
Devastating: Anne drove her Mini Cooper into an house advanced storage, following by a second crash into a house, leading to her automobile catching on fireplace, and the residence; pictured in 2021
Anne was driving her Mini Cooper on August 5 when she crashed right into a storage at an house advanced at a dangerously excessive velocity, adopted by crashing right into a home in Los Angeles. The actress was left with critical fireplace and burn accidents after the automobile and residential caught on fireplace.
In response to Individuals, the Los Angeles County Medical Examiner-Coroner dominated her demise an accident resulting from smoke inhalation and thermal accidents from the fireplace.
A further trigger that attributed to her demise was resulting from ‘sternal fracture’ which is a results of blunt trauma.
After remaining in a coma for a few week, she was introduced legally lifeless on August 12, however was saved on life help along with her coronary heart was nonetheless beating to donate her organs, which was her want. Two days later, she was taken off life help on August 14.
Regret: Richard defined in his video that he wished he had performed extra to assist Anne, saying, ‘she wanted assist and I wasn’t there sufficient’; pictured in 2020 in Hollywood
Anne’s son, Homer, whom she shares along with her ex-husband, Coley Laffoon, expressed his devastation to Individuals following her passing.
He defined how emotional the times had been up till she was taken off of life help, however added, ‘Hopefully my mother is free from ache and starting to discover what I prefer to think about as her everlasting freedom.’
The I Know What You Did Final Summer time actress has one other son, Atlas, along with her ex, James Trupper.
A consultant additionally launched a press release to the publication. ‘Anne might be deeply missed however she lives on by means of her lovely sons, her iconic physique of labor, and her passionate advocacy.’
‘Her bravery for at all times standing in her reality, spreading her message of affection and acceptance, will proceed to have a long-lasting affect.’
Legacy: The actress had a long-lasting profession within the leisure trade, and her works will proceed to be remembered; pictured in March of this yr in Beverly Hills
Unhappy loss: Anne has two sons, Homer, whom she shares along with her ex, Coley Laffoon, and one other son, Atlas, whom she shares with ex, James Trupper; Anne and James pictured collectively in 2017