Russell Crowe revealed Thursday his 16-month-old pet died in his arms this week after being hit by a truck.
“That is Louis the Papillion,” the “Gladiator” actor wrote on his Twitter together with a closeup of the black and white canine. “16 months outdated. Tiny, cheeky, courageous. He gained my coronary heart.
“Sadly right this moment, on the second anniversary of my fathers passing, Louis was hit by a truck. We tried to get him to the vet, however he died in my arms whereas I used to be telling him how a lot we beloved him.”
Crowe instructed Australian radio show “Kyle & Jackie O” this week that it’ll take a while to recover from Louis’ dying.
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“He was such a wonderful little pup, and he type of wrapped us round him and we formed our lives round him. In order that’s going to take some time to get previous.”
Final December, Crowe posted an image of the 2 of them carrying matching polo shirts.
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“I’m by no means a fan of dressing canine up, however, a good friend purchased little Louis a @RalphLauren polo so he can match with dad,” Crowe tweeted. “I believe the other dogs on the farm are going to get jealous. Fairly humorous.”
Crowe lost his 85-year-old father John March 30, 2021.
“I arrived again within the bush final evening. In the present day, though the solar is shining and the torrential rain has abated, this date will eternally be tinged with unhappiness,” he wrote on Twitter. “My pricey outdated man, my lovely dad, essentially the most light of males, has handed away.
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“I’m posting this as a result of I do know there are individuals all around the world who’s coronary heart he touched and who’s ribs he tickled together with his sparkly eyes and his cheeky perspective to everybody, and every part.”