Heath Ledger is Dead
Heath Ledger is Dead
Posted Jan 22nd 2008 4:40PM by TMZ Staff
TMZ has learned that 2006 Academy Award nominee Heath Ledger has died in NY.
He was found dead in his bed in one of his residences in Soho by his housekeeper at 3:35 PM ET today. Law enforcement sources tell TMZ they believe it was not a crime.
The 28-year-old actor has a two year old daughter with former fiancee Michelle Williams. He plays The Joker in the upcoming Batman film, "The Dark Knight."
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i saw this sad news today!
What a wonderful man~~~~
According to the latest news, he had at least 6 different types of prescription sleeping pills in his system and at high doses too.
It's still being treated as accidental and not suicide.
Imo, you can't "accidentally" take 6+ pills. Even if you do, you plan to sleep for a few hours more than planned.
So sad to hear it … Die at his young age ...!!
Hate group targets Ledger
Members of Fred Phelps' Westboro Baptist Church in Kansas plan to picket the funeral of actor Heath Ledger with signs claiming the actor died and is in Hell because he played a gay character in Brokeback Mountain.
The church website displays a bulletin that reads: "Heath Ledger thought it was great fun defying God Almighty and His plain word; to wit: God Hates Fags! & Fag-Enablers! Ergo, God hates the sordid, tacky bucket of slime seasoned with vomit known as 'Brokeback Moutain' Heath Ledger is now in Hell, and has begin serving his eternal sentence there."
Westboro Baptist Church, is not affiliated with a larger denomination and is made up mostly of Fred Phelps' extended family members. Phelps and his church gained national attention when they protested at the funeral of Matthew Shephard with signs that read "No Fags in Heaven" and "God Hates Fags."
Recently the radical church group has been known for picketing the funerals of soldiers who perished in Iraq. Last year a Baltimore jury awarded the father of a Marine whose funeral was targeted by Fred Phelps' group nearly $11m in damages.
The funeral protests have lead 22 US states, including Illinois, to enact or propose laws to limit the rights of protesters at funerals.
Westboro Baptist Church is also known to condemn Muslims, Roman Catholics and Jews.
Louis Theroux's BBC documentary America's Most Hated Family followed the activities of the Westboro Baptist Church last year.
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did you ever here about, that a gay person gets himself a gun and kills those phelps hating suckers ?
always the other way…
were is a serial killer, when you need one...
phelps should die - NOW!
I loved Ennis Del Mar!