Ellen DeGeneres’ ex Anne Heche rushed to the hospital for ‘severe burns’ after crashing car into home & igniting fire
ELLEN Degeneres’ ex Anne Heche has been rushed to the hospital for “severe burns” after a violent car accident.
The actress crashed her vehicle into a home on Friday in a terrifying event that led to an explosive fire.
Anne, 53, was involved in a car crash in Los Angeles on Friday, August 5th and was taken away by an ambulance in a stretcher.
The crash occurred “just after noon in the Mar Vista area of Los Angeles,” TMZ reported.
She was driving a blue Mini Cooper and drove into the garage of an apartment complex.
Witnesses told the outlet that residents of the apartment complex tried getting her out of the vehicle.
But the star put the car in reverse and then drove off again.
She then crashed into a nearby home, igniting flames, per TMZ
The fire “was significant and engulfed the house.”
According to TMZ, Anne “suffered burns in the fire” and her clothing was “charred” as she was escorted away on the stretcher.
She was “covered in a white cloth” and fliled while being taken to the ambulance.
In a photo obtained by TMZ, a clear glass bottle with a red cap can be seen near the gearshift Anne’s hand is resting on.
Although it’s not clear exactly what kind of bottle it is, the alleged outlet it appears to be alcohol.
The extent of her injuries are currently in known and she is reportedly intubated at the hospital but her life is not in danger.
Her current condition, per TMZ, has prevented doctors from seeing if she was driving under the influence of alcohol.
ANNE & ELEN DEGENERES
She and Ellen dated for three years from 1997 to 2000 and were one of the first openly gay couples in the mainstream.
They reportedly discussed getting a civil partnership with hopes it would become legal.
They split amicably and made the announcement together.
A day after the announcement, Anne appeared at a stranger’s front door, asking to use the shower and wear slippers.
The home owner let her in and shower, then called authorities.
Some of Anne’s most notable film credits include Six Days, Seven Nights, Donnie Brasco and the remake of Psycho.
When Anne went public with Ellen, she was fired from Six Days.
Harrison Ford, her co-star, fought in her corner though and reportedly said: “Frankly my dear, I don’t give af***ing who you’re f***ing, we have a movie to make. Let’s make it the best one ever.”
The island-set rom-com ended up making it to theaters with both her and Harrison front-and-center.
Her TV credits include: Blackout, Save Me, Hung, and Men in Trees.
She won a Daytime Emmy Award for her role in Another World in 1991, a drama series.
ANNE MOVES ON
After Anne split with Ellen, she began a relationship with Coleman Laffoon, a cameraman she met while dating Ellen.
They got married and had a child, named Homer, in 2002.
After five years of marriage, the couple filed for divorce and Anne started seeing James Tupper, her co-star in Men In Trees.
In 2009 they had a son together named Atlas.
James and Anne separated in 2018 and she since hasn’t been linked in a serious public relationship.
Anne accused James of once locking her out of their LA home along with their son, per Radar Online.
James clapped back and implied in court – all amid a custody battle over their son – that there was “extended drug use” involved on her end.
She competed on Dancing With the Stars in 2020.