“Energy Rangers” star Jason David Frank’s widow, Tammie Frank, is talking about his demise for the primary time, confirming the actor died by suicide.
It was reported earlier this month that the actor handed on Nov. 19 after an argument with Frank, who filed for divorce in August.
She spoke to Individuals on Thursday concerning the lead-up to the devastating incident, saying the late actor battled “demons” of his personal.
The duo took what was presupposed to be “a enjoyable weekend getaway” to rekindle their romance.
“As a substitute, I misplaced the love of my life,” she mentioned, calling their final dialog a “heartfelt and emotional” speak.
“To assist Jason calm down and sober up earlier than turning right down to sleep, I went downstairs to get us snacks from the foyer,” Tammie recalled. “I have to’ve been gone not more than 10 minutes. I went again upstairs and commenced knocking on the door to no reply. I knocked repeatedly and stored calling for his title to open the door.”
The actor died by suicide. He was 49.WireImage
She defined, “I don’t know if the resort workers or a visitor known as the police, however after I used to be taken downstairs by the police, they have been capable of open the door and located that Jason took his life.”
Tammie went on to name Jason “an excellent man,” noting, “He was not with out his demons. He was human, identical to the remainder of us. … Whereas Jason was a widely known title to some, we lived a really regular life with ups and downs, identical to anybody else.”
Tammie, who married the actor in 2003, mentioned her estranged husband’s demise got here as a shock to her as she “had no concept that Jason was pondering of ending issues.”
“Sure, he had struggled with psychological well being points and melancholy earlier than, however I might by no means predict what would occur that night time,” she clarified.
Yammie concluded, “It has shocked and saddened me past perception to see that the media has turned my household’s tragedy right into a tall story. Since Jason’s demise, I’ve been harassed on-line and might now not stand to observe my husband’s good title slandered.
“All we wish is to recollect Jason and our happiest recollections and transfer on from the ache of dropping a cherished one. I solely ask for sympathy and understanding throughout this tough time.”
Previous to Tammie, whom he shares daughter Jenna with, Jason was married to Shawna Frank from 1994 till they divorced in 2001. The 2 shared three kids: sons Hunter and Jacob and daughter, Skye.
When you or somebody you realize is affected by any of the problems raised on this story, name the Nationwide Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 800-273-TALK (8255) or textual content Disaster Textual content Line at 741741.