Heath Ledger’s Dad: “We Are Terribly Happy” for Michelle Williams Over Her Marriage

Michelle Williams, Phil Elverum

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Heath Ledger‘s father says his household is “terribly happy” for his late son’s ex Michelle Williams over her secret marriage.

It was revealed final week that the 37-year-old Dawson’s Creek alum and Blue Valentine actress had wed indie rock musician Phil Elverum, 40, in a small ceremony in upstate New York earlier this month. Michelle and Heath’s daughter Matilda, 12, and her new stepdaughter Agathe, 3, had been among the many few friends.

“We are terribly happy, it is great,” Heath’s father, Kim Ledger, informed the Sydney Morning Herald‘s The Goss about Michelle’s marriage, in feedback posted on Sunday. 

Kim mentioned he has not met the actress’ new husband however would accomplish that “soon,” including, “She’s very private and I don’t really like to make too many comments about her, but we are very happy [for her].”

Heath’s father and mom Sally divorced when he was a baby. They have maintained a relationship with Matilda and Michelle because the Dark Knight actor’s 2008 dying, whereas residing in Australia, the place their son was born.

The Australian actor and Michelle began relationship quickly after assembly on the set of Brokeback Mountain in 2005. They break up in late 2007, a few months earlier than Heath died at age 28. Matilda was a toddler on the time.

“I never gave up on love,” Michelle informed Vanity Fair, which broke the information of her marriage. “I always say to Matilda, ‘Your dad loved me before anybody thought I was talented, or pretty, or had nice clothes.'”

Michelle and Phil had by no means gone public with their relationship.

He has additionally beforehand misplaced a associate; His spouse Geneviève Castrée died of pancreatic most cancers in 2016, when their daughter was an toddler.


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