She was hospitalized briefly after being found wandering around near Fresno, California.
Heche wrote candidly about her difficult childhood and other personal challenges in her 2001 memoir, debuted in the fall of 2006 with Heche starring as Marin Frist, a relationship expert who escapes to a small town in Alaska after her own romance falls apart.
We care very much for each other and plan to continue raising our two beautiful boys in love and harmony.
Thank you for allowing us privacy as our family evolves."Heche and Tupper started dating in 2007.
They never married, instead remaining "eternally engaged," until announcing their separation in early 2018.
"Relationships change and grow; we're taking time for that.Some wondered whether the relationship would have a negative impact on Heche’s career.Others were skeptical of her ability to convince audiences that she could play as a heterosexual romantic lead.The lesbian duo also made the plans to marry each other after the legalization of same-sex marriage in Vermont.They broke up in 2000 after dating each other for three and a half years.Despite any concerns, Heche starred opposite Harrison Ford in .But not long after Heche and De Generes ended their relationship in 2000, Heche hit some emotional turbulence.Two years later, the couple welcomed their first child Atlas, 8.They also co-parent Homer—Heche's son from her former marriage to Coley Lafoon. Heche's father died of AIDS when she was only 12 years old, leaving the family in a difficult financial situation.To help her family make ends meet, Heche started her acting career at a dinner theater in New Jersey. On the show, she played twins Marley and Vicky Hudson, who had very different personalities—one was gentle and sweet while the other was a bit wicked and rough around the edges.