Logan Williams, a young Canadian actor who played Barry Allen on CW’s “The Flash,” died on April 2 at the age of 16, and his mother has revealed that his death was caused by a fentanyl overdose.
Logan’s mom, Marlyse Williams disclosed this during an interview with the New York Post, where she explained that the young actor endured a three-year battle with drug addiction.
“His death is not going to be in vain,” Marlyse said of her son, who would have turned 17 just days after his passing. “He’s going to help a lot of people down the road.”
Marlyse recalled discovering Williams using marijuana when he was 13, the same time the actor was schooling and acting on the Hallmark series When Calls the Heart, the ABC sci-fi series The Whispers and the longtime CW series Supernatural.
She then revealed that Williams’ drug use escalated to other drugs and she had to remortgaged their home to help Logan enter two expensive rehabilitation centers. But before his death, he was living in a group home.
“I did everything humanly possible — everything a mother could do,” she told the outlet. “I did everything but handcuff him to me to try to keep him safe.”
The family had kept his addiction “under wraps” as Logan wanted to continue a career in entertainment.
“Logan was always hoping to get back into acting, music or whatever future he wanted,” she said. “We didn’t want people to know because of the judgment, because of the embarrassment, because of the criticism. We wanted it to go away.”
Four days after Logan told his mom he was going to get clean at a family dinner, he passed away.
“I just know the last thing we said to each other was, ‘I love you,'” she revealed.
Marlyse said her heart broke after hearing singer Melissa Etheridge on Wednesday announced the death of her 21-year-old son, Beckett, who died from an opioid overdose. “My heart breaks for her because I know the initial devastation of knowing your beautiful boy is gone.
Unfortunately, I can relate. We are in this horrible club. A club you don’t want to be a member of.”
For speaking out about her son’s battle, Marlyse Williams added that she hopes it can help in creating “a legacy out of this tragedy” and “create awareness or help one or five or 100 people to somehow heal and get help.”
“Every night I put a candle by the window. I just want Logan to know that he’s always welcome to come back home,” she said. “When he was alive I’d always leave the light on [for] if he’d come home. I leave the light on so he knows I’m here for him.”
Davido Exposed After Lying About Acquiring A House On Banana Island
Nigerian superstar Davido has days after revealing that he has acquired a house on Banana island worth N800million has been hit hard from sources.
In a post sighted on social media, it emerged that the house was bought by Davido but it was handed over to his crew members so they could have their privacy.
The post also revealed that the 5 bedroom house belonged to Davido’s father but Davido thought it wise to get it for his DMW crew members.
The source also explained that one of Davido crew member identified as Aloma was handed with the keys to the house but looks like some of the crew members are not pleased.
The post reads: “??? So them sey David bought a 5 bed house from his dad for the boys for some privacy at his his new Banana Island home. And since Aloma is kinda chief of staff for and David’s e**** boys. He was given the master bedroom and made in charge and now Aloma is acting like landlord all over social media This is what is vexing the dmw boys so they came to gist mama cutie. Chai! Men can gist sha. ???. But I’m still rooting for Aloma sha!
Blow My Mind Song Is About My Life : D’Praise
The Ghanaian Gospel industry is the verge of experiencing a new star.
In an exclusive interview on Zylofon FM with DJ Paloma this morning, D’Praise tagged himself as the next Joe Mettle after he was asked about his life experience as a gospel artist.
Talking about his latest song “Blow My Mind”, he revealed the song is about his life experience.
“From the things I have been through, the hard times, been unemployed to getting a job, leaving my own group, and more, I put up this song to encourage people that one day, God will surely come through for them”; he said.
Enjoy his new music video for “Blow My Mind” below.
I’m The Next Joe Mettle : D’Praise
Ghanaian gospel artist D’Praise has boldly tagged himself as the Joe Mettle.
In an exclusive interview on Zylofon FM with DJ Paloma, the “Blow My Mind” corner spoke about him going solo after leaving his popular group The Preachers.
“Joe Mettle was once part of Soul Winners but then he left and now solo. I feel we both have similar stories although there has been some up and down”; he said.
D’Praise recently released a new video for his sensational song “Blow My Mind”.
Watch it below.
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