Anne Heche updates – Family of Ellen DeGeneres' ex-girlfriend issue statement after she's declared 'brain dead' in coma | The Sun

SOAP legend Anne Heche has been declared brain dead and isn't expected to survive after a horrifying car crash in Los Angeles, her family says.

The actress is currently being kept alive on a ventilator as those close to her are faced with the difficult decision to take her off life support after last Friday's crash left the famous ex of Ellen DeGeneres with a significant brain injury and serious burns, according to Deadline.

"We want to thank everyone for their kind wishes and prayers for Anne's recovery and thank the dedicated staff and wonderful nurses that cared for Anne at the Grossman Burn Center at West Hills hospital," a representative for Heche's family told Deadline.

“Unfortunately, due to her accident, Anne Heche suffered a severe anoxic brain injury and remains in a coma, in critical condition. She is not expected to survive.

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