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Updated on Nov 7, 2019. Posted on Jul 27, 2018

Michelle Williams Revealed That Heath Ledger's Acceptance Of Her Is Something She Tells Their Daughter About

Heath's "radical acceptance" of her has informed Michelle's parenting.

It's been 10 years since Heath Ledger died, and at the time his daughter with Michelle Williams was just two years old.

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Since then, Michelle has raised Matilda privately, away from the world of showbiz.

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But in a recent interview, Michelle opened up about how she keeps Heath's memory alive, revealing that she talks to her daughter regularly about his "radical acceptance" of her during their relationship.

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Speaking to Vanity Fair, Michelle said: "I always say to Matilda: 'Your dad loved me before anybody thought I was talented, or pretty, or had nice clothes."

And, as a result, Michelle says she's raised Matilda with the philosophy of being accepting of herself.

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She said: "When you’re a single parent, and that element of provider and protection is missing, it’s scary. I never gave up on love. I work to be free inside of the moment. I parent to let Matilda feel free to be herself."

So lovely. 💕

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