Riverdale News: Cole Sprouse’s Brother Revealed The Cast Is Still Very Damaged By Luke Perry’s Death
Hey, Riverdale fans. As most of you know by now, poor Luke Perry, who played Archie’s father Fred Andrews on the show, is no longer with us. He passed away from a massive stroke on Monday, March 4, 2019. The cast is still reportedly facing the aftermath of this great, great tragedy.
The folks over at USmagazine.com were able to get a hold of Jughead Jones star Cole Spouse’s brother Dylan Sprouse to get some intel on how the Riverdale cast is currently dealing with this terrible situation. They caught up to Dylan out at the grand opening of Hudson Yards in New York City this past Thursday, March 14, 2019.
Right off the bat, Dylan not surprisingly revealed that the cast is very damaged by Luke’s death. He stated, “All I’ll say about that, not being as close with the entire cast, is that I think everyone is expectedly pretty damaged about it. He was an electric soul, and even in the short amount of time that I met him, he had a big impact.
We’re recovering. Yeah, It’s obviously not the easiest thing to talk about, but he was well-loved and there’s been an outpouring of emotional support from people around the world, which just goes to show what a wonderful person he was and how much he impacted people’s lives and impacted our lives. But I know that his family has requested privacy during this period ,and I respect that quite a bit.”
As previously reported, Luke Perry initially suffered the stroke back on Wednesday morning, February 28, 2019 at his home in Sherman Oaks, California. He was 52 years old. Luke’s representative made the following statement to the media,”Perry was surrounded by his children Jack and Sophie, fiancée Wendy Madison Bauer, ex-wife Minnie Sharp, mother Ann Bennett, stepfather Steve Bennett, brother Tom Perry, sister Amy Coder and other close family and friends. The family appreciates the outpouring of support and prayers that have been extended to Luke from around the world, and respectfully request privacy in this time of great mourning.”
Usmagazine pointed out that they officially obtained Luke’s death certificate this past Wednesday,March 13, 2019. It confirmed that Luke died due to a ischemic cerebrovascular accident, which is a stroke. RIP (Rest In Peace) Luke Perry.
Luke’s former Beverly Hills 90210 main co-star Jason Priestly wrote a very heartfelt tribute to Luke on his Instagram account. It featured a past and recent photo of him posing with Luke. It was accompanied by the following words: “It’s taken me a couple of days to figure out how to write this… My dear friend of 29 years, Luke Perry, was one of those truly special people who really cared… Luke was not only a star, he was an incredibly bright light that was extinguished far too soon… and that is why I, and so many others, are in so much pain today…
If you had the good fortune to know Luke, or to have ever crossed his path, I know you are sad today as well… the candle that burns twice as bright only burns for half as long… you burned oh, so brightly Luke… Goodnight Sweet Prince.” You guys can view that post on Jason Priestly’s official Instagram account by Clicking Here.
Alright guys. That’s it for this sad Riverdale news report, but definitely stay tuned for hopefully more happy Riverdale news in the future.
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