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Colin, Jude and Johnny Pay It Forward to Matilda Ledger

The lil girl who lost her daddy to a tragic death last year will benefit from the loving gift of three other fathers. Heath Ledger died of an accidental prescription drug overdose in January and his will had not been updated to include his two-year-old daughter. The late actor was in the midst of filming The Imaginarium of Dr Parnassus so three actors —Johnny Depp, Jude Law and Colin Farrell — stepped in to finish playing his role. Beyond making good on Heath's acting commitment, the men, who are all fathers, donated their salaries to the child.

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SleepingSun SleepingSun 9 years
I wouldn't judge Heath about leaving Matilda out the will, I really don't believe it was planed that way. From the three daddies, that gesture seems to be the purest and most honest one in a long time.
talie talie 9 years
hell with paparazzi
talie talie 9 years
I love the picture of colin farrell holding his baby in such protective maner omg, i get goose bumps every time i see this picture this is the most beautiful picture i have ever seen.
talie talie 9 years
I read it was colin farrell's idea to do that and this is the link to that article : http://www.herald.ie/entertainment/film-cinema/bighearted-colin-gives-movie-fee-to-heaths-girl-1457150.html kudos to these three kind and generous actors, it gives me a warm feeling inside what a beautiful thing to do.
milosmommy milosmommy 9 years
That is such a sweet and amazing gesture.
bluesarahlou bluesarahlou 9 years
His will was not updated before he passed away...it didn't mean that his family will intentionally keep money from her. Nevertheless, this is absolutely wonderful.
LolaSvelt LolaSvelt 9 years
As shown in the pictures, Colin, Jude and Johnny are all parents and I'm sure they'd hate to be in position of their children being fatherless.
couture-yourself couture-yourself 9 years
I have such a newfound respect for these men. That is such a cool thing to do.
leeluvfashion leeluvfashion 9 years
^ new not knew.
leeluvfashion leeluvfashion 9 years
Such a loving gesture and as a fan of theirs already, this makes me respect them even more. I already knew Colin and Johnny were giving however I have a knew respect for Jude. I'm glad someone stepped up to help out since Heath's family seems to be doing nothing.
Miaomiaochan Miaomiaochan 9 years
What an immensely kind and sincere gesture. Doesn't surprise me at all that they're fathers.
Gabriela14815884 Gabriela14815884 9 years
When I read this I almost teared. How sweet are they?? I agree jessie, its a shame that Heath's family hasn't thought to give her anything.
californiagirlx7 californiagirlx7 9 years
They seem like incredibly great guys, and I'm sure that the fact that they are all fathers weighed into their decision to donate their salaries to Matilda.
jessie jessie 9 years
kudos to them! too bad for the other family members who chose to keep the money from their granddaughter...:(
emmebeth emmebeth 9 years
That has to be the sweetest thing I've heard lately!
kiwitwist kiwitwist 9 years
OMG that is incredible!!! YEAH for people with hearts.
kikidawn kikidawn 9 years
I agree with you all... very sweet! Makes me teary eyed.
wilma1 wilma1 9 years
That made my eyes watery to know the 3guys who cares about the little girl that they give their money to the girl.How Sweet.
kellylouise kellylouise 9 years
I completely agree with all comments placed above. That is a really amazing thing to do.
YayaOzoHead YayaOzoHead 9 years
That's really amazing and touching. But why wouldn't the person(s) that are in HL's will turn the inheritance over to the child?? That's just evil.
Cassie Cassie 9 years
That just gave me goosebumps.
Sun_Sun Sun_Sun 9 years
very noble of them
californiagirlx7 californiagirlx7 9 years
That is the sweetest thing ever :cry:
skigurl skigurl 9 years
this is a really really nice story
pinkprincess1101 pinkprincess1101 9 years
me too roxtarchic that is sweet
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