Debra Messing mourns the loss of an “elected” member of her family.
The actress, 53, took to Instagram on Monday to share a series of photos with Lori Davis – the ex-wife of her former partner Will Chase – as well as a long heartfelt post.
“I can’t believe you’re gone. Without a doubt, Heaven has a shining new light. It’s not fair. You are so good,” the caption said. “Ours was a unique bond. Lori was my ex-partner’s ex-wife. Yes, that’s right. And the mother of 2 spectacular daughters that I had the opportunity to fall in love with, and who are became the sisters my boy never had. “
“We loved each other and in turn developed a beautiful friendship … It was special because he was entirely chosen”, continues the legend. “She wrote a personal recommendation for my boy’s candidacy for his alma mater at college. I also wrote letters for both girls. 50th anniversary We were chosen as a family.
Messing described Davis as “loving, funny, caring, loyal, open (and) optimistic” and asked for prayers for her family.
“Remember, nothing is guaranteed to us,” she concluded the post.
Messing and Chase dated from 2011 to 2014. They starred in the television musical series “Smash”.
Chase and Davis were married from 1998 to 2008. They share two daughters: Daisy, 22, and Gracie, 20.
Davis was also recalled by Chase’s current partner, singer-songwriter Ingrid Michaelson, who posted about Davis’ passing on her Instagram Stories.
“I’m going to miss Lori,” Michaelson wrote under a photo of the two of them. “She called me wife. Which was funny since she was Will, my partner’s ex-wife.”
She continued, “She was kind. And funny. And silly. She was so encouraging. Creative. Bold. Always a bright light in a dark room. We will miss Lori.”
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