Michelle Williams On The Death Of Heath Ledger


Michelle Williams says there is only one thing in her life she just can't accept: Heath Ledger's death.

This January will mark the ninth anniversary of the death of the then 28-year-old actor, who overdosed on prescription medication in 2008.

He left behind his daughter with Williams, Matilda, who is now 11 years old, but was only 2 at the time of his death.

Williams recently spoke about the death of her ex-boyfriend and father of her child in the winter issue of Porter magazine.

The 36-year-old actress dated Ledger from 2004 to 2007, and though they split before his death, obviously it's had a lasting impact on her and her daughter's life.

She told the magazine,


Williams briefly dated director Spike Jonze from 2008 to 2009 and most recently dated Jason Segel, but is currently single.

She admitted to Porter the dating game hasn't been easy for her.

She said,

Williams is taking advice from her married friends, but it's not all good news.

"Freaks and Geeks" actress and longtime friend of Williams' Busy Philipps told her friend to go for the divorcees at this point.

Williams said,

To read the full interview with Williams, check out the latest issue of Porter magazine, on stands December 2.

Citations: Read Michelle Williams' heartbreaking words about raising her daughter without Heath Ledger (Metro)