We are saddened to report that Austin Butler's mother, Lori, has passed away. The actor announced the news on Twitter with a heartbreaking message honoring his mom.
Lori Butler, my mom, my hero, & my best friend passed away this morning. Lets all celebrate her. I love you and will miss you every day Mom.
— Austin Butler (@austinbutler) September 12, 2014
Austin's girlfriend Vanessa Hudgens left her own message of support, urging fans to celebrate Lori by spreading love.
— Vanessa Hudgens (@VanessaHudgens) September 12, 2014
Although we have no clue what caused Lori's passing, we can't begin to imagine what Austin is going through right now.
Our thoughts go out to Austin and his family. Leave your love and thoughts for them in the comments.
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