Austin Butler's Heartache As Mum Passes Away
Vanessa Hudgens' BF tweets: "I love you and will miss you every day”…
Austin Butler has revealed that his mother, Lori Butler, died yesterday (11 September).
The 23-year-old actor took to Twitter to express his love and to “celebrate” his mum’s life.
"Lori Butler, my mom, my hero, & my best friend passed away this morning. Lets all celebrate her. I love you and will miss you every day Mom," Butler's heart-felt tweet read.
Austin's GF Vanessa Hudgens tweeted: “I miss you already mama,” and later added “#ripLoriButler #celebrateLori spread the love for Lori.”
Vanessa’s mum, Gina Hudgens, also took to Twitter to offer her condolences, writing: "Lori, RIP. You'll be forever alive in our hearts & mind. You'll always be our angel in heaven watching over us. U will be missed!"
The cause of death has not yet been revealed.
Austin was recently spotted on set in Los Angeles, filming for the upcoming movie Yoga Hosers. The film, which co-stars Johnny Depp, follows on from Tusk – the second in the True North trilogy of films featuring Canadian myth and culture.
The young TV star also recently landed a big role in US hit-show Arrow.
Our deepest sympathies are with Austin at this difficult time.