Angus Cloud‘s family members are talking out for the primary time since his tragic passing.
As we’ve been reporting, the 25-year-old Euphoria star (actual title Conor Hickey) died in late July because of an unintentional overdose on fentanyl, methamphetamine, cocaine, and different medication. Since then, his coworkers and buddies have been sharing their condolences to his household and family members, however now those closest to him are lastly prepared to talk out extra and share their story.
Whereas talking with Individuals on Monday, the actor’s mother Lisa Cloud welcomed a reporter into her house to indicate them the very place she discovered her son slumped over his desk that day. She stated of Angus:
“He was so stunning and artistic. He beloved his house and he beloved this little, tiny room. That is the place my boy handed away.”
She went on to explain the scene of his demise, revealing she did every part she might to avoid wasting his life — but it surely was simply too late:
“I began shaking him and screaming. I pushed him onerous, and he fell on the ground. I attempted to resuscitate him — mouth to mouth — and I used to be compressing him. I used to be screaming for my neighbor as a result of I didn’t wish to depart him and name 911, and I simply saved at it till they took him away. I miss him a lot. He was the love of my life.”
Completely gut-wrenching. No mum or dad ought to ever should expertise one thing so horrific.
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The grief-stricken mom gave extra particulars about his demise and the way it occurred, and regardless of how a lot he missed his father who had just lately handed away, she maintains it wasn’t a suicide. She defined he basically simply “went to sleep”:
“It was predominantly the central nervous system depressants. It began to gradual his coronary heart and gradual his respiratory. He bought drained from lack of oxygen. Every thing simply slowed down, and finally his coronary heart stopped and he went to sleep. However he didn’t kill himself. He went out at his whole energy, his whole magnificence, his whole affect, and the response that everybody has had could be very transferring to me. You already know, he’s not simply an actor who overdosed. He was a gorgeous soul, and that’s why folks miss him a lot.”
One of many final folks to have contact with Angus was his uncle, Kevin Cloud. The day earlier than the younger actor handed, his uncle hung out with him transferring furnishings and serving to him rearrange his room. He informed the outlet his nephew appeared to be in an excellent temper:
“I used to be the one of many final folks to see him alive. We spent about 4 hours of his final afternoon collectively. It was a simple and glad time. He appeared supremely match and wholesome. The very last thing I stated to him was, ‘God, you might be stunning.’”
Daniel Aguilera, a really shut good friend of the Euphoria star’s, additionally hung out with him the night time earlier than his demise. He recalled his good friend telling his mother “I really like you, mama, you’re the most effective, I’ll see you within the morning” earlier than the 2 of them went out in town to spray paint a memorial for one in all their buddies who had died of a fentanyl overdose precisely one 12 months earlier than:
“It was so f**king good. Conor actually wished to honor him that night time. It meant quite a bit to him. I bought to spend the final night time of his life with him creating paintings.”
After they completed the portray round 4 a.m., Daniel took Angus again to his mother’s home. This could sadly be the final time he was seen alive:
“He wasn’t tousled or something after I was with him. I misplaced two of my finest buddies mainly on the identical day from fentanyl. I really feel cursed. I ought to have stayed with Conor. I don’t know the right way to dwell with myself. However I’m blessed I had them each in my life.”
So, so heartbreaking…
Euphoria creator Sam Levinson additionally opened up in regards to the actor, saying his character was initially alleged to be killed off within the first season, however Angus left such a mark on him that he simply couldn’t do it. His costar Zendaya felt the identical, saying he was immediately like a “little brother” to her. Nobody on the present appeared to essentially find out about his drug dependancy till it was actually dangerous, although. Lisa recalled his a number of accidents over time for which he was prescribed ache treatment for, and accredits that to the beginning of his downward spiral.
By this time, the showrunner seen how intense issues had gotten. He recalled:
“I regarded him within the eye and I knew that he wasn’t doing nicely. On the similar time I’ve been in these conditions earlier than the place you’re attempting to get somebody clear. And I simply stated to him, ‘I really like working with you and we’ve bought this superb season deliberate and stuff, however I want you to be sober as a result of I bought to have the ability to depend on you.’”
Angus then went right into a 30 day therapy, paid for by Euphoria, however sadly it didn’t maintain him away from the medication. After a troublesome 12 months with the lack of his father, and his delve again into his dependancy after attempting to stop, all of it appeared to come back crashing down. His household went to Eire to unfold his dad’s ashes, based on Lisa, and he simply wasn’t the identical afterward:
“There have been deep troubles. He was not functioning, and it was clear he was grief-stricken. And in case you are anyone who turns to medication, that might be the logical factor to do, and that’s what he did. His dad’s demise isn’t accountable for his, however he clearly couldn’t cope.”
Pondering again to her costar and the impression he made on her life, Zendaya stated:
“I don’t assume a spirit like his could possibly be outlined. He was one of the vital distinctive and pure hearted folks I’ve ever met. I hope he is aware of how beloved he’s, how a lot we miss him and the way a lot better the world is for having felt his glow.”
Whereas his good good friend and grade college instructor Mike Oz is engaged on elevating cash to construct a skate park in honor of the late star:
“This horrible state of affairs ought to quantity to one thing good. The title Cloud Park isn’t just in honor of Conor, however in reminiscence of all of the [students] that we lose too younger. Inexperienced house for younger folks to have interaction in subculture and escape all different powers — that saves lives.”
In a tearful conclusion of her ideas, Lisa has a bittersweet outlook:
“I at all times knew he was particular and I’m so glad the world additionally discovered he was particular. My son will at all times shine shiny.”
He was really one in all a form. A ravishing soul taken far too quickly.
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