Luke Perry's Son, Ex-Wife, and Fianceé Seen Eating Dinner Together Ahead of the Actor's Funeral
Ahead of Luke Perry’s funeral, his family — son, Jack Perry, ex-wife, Rachel Sharp, and fiancée, Wendy Madison Bauer — met five days after his death to have dinner at a restaurant in Studio City, California.
It is unclear what they spoke about, but it's most likely that funeral arrangements made up the conversation. An insider with the Perry family revealed that the “Beverly Hills, 90210” actor would be laid to rest at the "Los Angeles Forest Lawn Cemetery."
According to “Popculture,” the insider said the late actor’s family want him buried among the “stars,” adding that they want the respects paid to reflect the exemplary life he lived, while at the same time giving fans an opportunity to say their final goodbye.
Perry's daughter, Sophie, was missing at the dinner. A blonde lady who is said to be her friend was present, but the 18-year-old herself was not in attendance.
Sophia had returned from Malawi where she worked as a volunteer to be with her family. Following the death of the iconic actor, she released a statement appreciating those who stood by her family. The young humanitarian was last heard from on Friday when she shared a picture with her mother on Instagram in celebration of the "International Women’s Day."
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You all know my dad is a super star, but I just want to share for a moment that I got really fucking lucky in the parental department because this is my mom. Minnie. Who also happens to be my best friend. Wow, how cliche, I know. And she is the rock for everybody grieving in this family right now. She’s the toughest and sweetest and most amazing woman I or anyone else has ever met. How did I get so lucky to have two icons for parents? I love you mom and I could not get through this absolute shit situation without you. None of us could. Oh. And I was just informed it was national women’s day, how fitting for a post on my kick ass mama. #happynationalwomensday
The post credited Minnie with being as iconic as the late “Riverdale” star and described her as the rock of the Perry family in this trying time. These words describe the ex-wife of the late 52-year-old quite clearly. In a world where a lot of exes don’t get along with their ex's new partner, Minnie appeared close to Bauer in the pictures taken.
Although the two were together for over eleven years, the marriage stayed away from the public eye. The 44-year-old spoke about her relationship with her late fiancé for the first time in a statement to “E!News” made after his passing.
She showed gratitude to fans and close friends for standing by her and offering solace, and described the deceased as “an extraordinary man” whom she will miss dearly.
Perry died on March 4, after suffering from a massive stroke. Stroke is the fifth cause of death in the United States according to the American Stroke Association. Everyone is therefore advised to lead a healthy lifestyle to avoid triggers that might result in a stroke.