"Lord of The Rings" actor Orlando Bloom has opened up about the death of his dog, Mighty, saying it was good for his relationship with his pregnant fiancée Katy Perry.
Orlando Bloom is sad about losing his dog but is holding on to the positives following the confirmation of the dog's death after it went missing for some days.
Katy Perry and Orlando Bloom attend the LA premiere of Amazon's "Carnival Row" on August 21, 2019. | Photo: Getty Images
Bloom said that it was good for Perry to see the extent he went in search of Mighty and everything that he did to find the labradoodle, who was a physical representation of his heart.
The actor further revealed that Mighty was a gift to him from his fiancée and followed him everywhere he went, adding that he was going to miss him very much. He also said of the dog's disappearance:
"He went missing one evening a couple of weeks ago. He's never out of my sight, but he just wandered off because he is a bit of an adventurer…"
After seven days of searching for the labradoodle, the search party found Mighty's collar, confirming his death. Bloom took to Instagram to post an emotional tribute to the dog, revealing a tattoo on his chest, which he did in honor of his late dog.
In the post, the actor revealed that he had wept more than he thought he could in that week, an experience that had been cathartic and healing.
He also narrated the steps he took to search for the late dog, saying he left no stones unturned and looked at every possible place. However, Bloom said that he learned from Mighty, the real meaning of devotion and that love is eternal.
During his chat with The Mirror, Bloom suggested that Mighty may have departed the world to make way for his baby daughter, who is soon to arrive, with Katy Perry heavily pregnant. The actor also said about being a father for the second time:
"I'm super excited. I love being a father to Flynn, and I'm excited to be bringing another little baby into the world in these unusual times."
Bloom said that despite this being his second child, it would be a new experience in more ways than one, adding that Perry and Flynn were also excited about their daughter and sister's arrival, respectively.
Bloom shares his 9-year-old son Flynn with his ex-wife, supermodel Miranda Kerr. On the other hand, this will be Katy Perry's first child and marks a unique experience for her.
The couple's baby will arrive later this month, and while the world is facing unusual times, Bloom said he feels blessed to have a close and intimate situation with his fiancée, that'll help nurture their baby.
Bloom and Perry are conscious of the dangers the COVID-19 pandemic and have taken necessary precautions to safeguard themselves and the kids by following all protocols and keeping only a close circle of trusted family and friends around them.