– Hayden Panettiere spoke publicly for the first time about the recent loss of her brother, Jansen Panettiere, on “Good Morning America.”
– Jansen, an actor best known for his roles in Nickelodeon’s “The Last Day of Summer” and the AMC series “The Walking Dead,” died suddenly at the age of 28 from an enlarged heart and aortic valve complications.
– In a statement, Jansen’s family described him as charismatic, warm, and creative, with his soul seen in his paintings and his joy of life in his sense of humor.
On Monday, Hayden Panettiere appeared on “Good Morning America” and opened up about the recent loss of her brother, Jansen Panettiere. Jansen was an actor who passed away suddenly at the age of 28 on Feb. 19. The cause of Jansen’s death was an enlarged heart, which his family revealed in a statement.
“Jansen’s heart could be seen in his eyes, and his charm in his brilliant, engaging smile; his soul in his masterful and revealing paintings, and the joy of life in his dry wit,” Jansen’s family said in the statement to ABC News. “His charisma, warmth, compassion for others, and his creative spirit will live forever in our hearts and in the hearts of all whom he encountered.”
Hayden became emotional when she spoke about her late brother during the morning show. “He’s right here with me,” she said. Hayden’s family has asked for privacy during this difficult time. Jansen acted in several popular TV shows and movies throughout his career, including “The Walking Dead,” “Ice Age: The Meltdown,” and Nickelodeon’s “The Last Day of Summer.”
Jansen’s sudden passing has undoubtedly been difficult for his family, friends, and fans. However, the public outpouring of love and support towards Jansen’s family has been greatly appreciated. His family has expressed their gratitude and asked for privacy as they mourn their unimaginable loss. Despite his untimely passing, Jansen’s legacy will undoubtedly live on through his art and the memories that his loved ones hold close.