It’s been 10 years since Heath Ledger’s sudden passing, and Michelle Williams is still having a difficult time.
On Monday, the anniversary of Ledger's death, Williams was leaning on BFF Busy Philipps, who flew in to be by her side.
Earlier in the day, Busy posted an Instagram Story video of herself in the car, tearing up over Ledger. She said, “I was just driving and I was thinking about my friend Heath who died 10 years ago and this song came on, ‘Time to Pretend.’ It came out after he passed away and I remember when it came out, because [I thought] it made me think of him. I just thought he would have liked this song. And for some reason, every time I hear this song… it’s weird.”
In 2008, Ledger was found dead at his NYC apartment after taking a fatal mix of prescription drugs. Two years before his death, Ledger and Williams welcomed their daughter Matilda.
Ledger’s ex-girlfriend Naomi Watts also paid tribute on the anniversary of his passing. The 49-year-old, who dated him for two years until 2004, wrote on Instagram, “Thinking about this beautiful soul today. 10 years ago he left this world. He was a true original. Heart always on his sleeve, with the most powerful charisma, strength, humor and talent. I will never forget his gentle spirit. #heathledger @wattsupphoto.”