In a heartbreaking Instagram post, Kim Cattrall has shared some devastating news with her fans and followers. In the post, the iconic actress opened up about a personal tragedy that no one should have to face. Read on to learn more about what happened and how people are coming together in support of Kim Cattrall.
Kim Cattrall shares heartbreaking news in emotional Instagram post
In an emotional Instagram post, Kim Cattrall shared the heartbreaking news that her brother Christopher has passed away.
“It is with great sadness that myself and my family announce the unexpected passing of our son and brother, Chris Cattrall,” she wrote. “At this time we ask for privacy. We want to thank everyone who knew and loved him for their outpouring of support at this difficult time.”
Cattrall also shared a quote from Antoine de Saint-Exupéry: “What is essential is invisible to the eye.”
The Sex and the City actress had been vocal on social media in recent days about her search for her missing brother, pleading for help from the public. Her last post about him was just hours before she announced his death.
The tears are falling but this is laughter?
It’s been a difficult few weeks for Kim Cattrall.
On February 4, the Sex and the City star shared an emotional Instagram post in which she announced the death of her brother, Christopher. “It is with great sadness that myself and my family announce the unexpected passing of our son and brother, Chris Cattrall,” she wrote. “At this time we ask for privacy but we want to thank you all on social media for your outpouring of love and support in this trying time.”
Just over one week later, Cattrall took to Instagram again to share some more heartbreaking news. In a post on February 11, the actress revealed that her father, Dennis Cattrall, had passed away at the age of 85. “I can’t begin 2 thank all of u 4 ur condolences & kind words bout my Dad’s passing,” she wrote. “He was loved by so many & his life meant so much 2 so many.”
Cattrall ended her emotional post by asking for privacy once again as she and her family grieve. “The tears are falling but this is laughter,” she wrote.
Cattrall’s post featured a black-and-white photo of her late father, Dennis Cattrall, with the caption: “It is with great sadness that myself and my family announce the unexpected passing of our son and brother, Chris Cattrall.”
Chris was found dead on Sunday afternoon at his home in Alberta. He was only 55 years old.
Dennis Cattrall was an actor best known for his role as Sam Jones in the 1980s TV series The Hogan Family. Kim Cattrall is best known for her role as Samantha Jones in the HBO series Sex and the City.
“This has been a very difficult year for me personally and as I try to make sense of what has happened, I would like to ask for your patience and respect for my privacy,” Kim Cattrall wrote in her Instagram post.