James Woods Issues Heartbreaking Statement after Friend Treat Williams Dies in Motorcycle Accident

Hollywood legend James Woods has issued a heartbreaking statement about his good friend and fellow star Treat Williams.

Williams died on Monday afternoon in a tragic motorcycle accident.

The actor was 71.

He was out for a ride on his bike when a car cut him off and sent him flying to his death.

His agent of 15 years, Barry McPherson, said: “He was killed this afternoon.

“He was making a left or a right and a car cut him off.

“I’m just devastated.

“He was the nicest guy.

“He was so talented,” he said.

“He was an actor’s actor.

“Filmmakers loved him.

“He’s been the heart of Hollywood since the late 1970s.

“He was really proud of his performance this year.

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“He’s been so happy with the work that I got him.

“He’s had a balanced career.”

James Woods said:

“Treat and I spent months in Rome filming ‘Once Upon a Time in America.’

“It can be pretty lonely on the road during a long shoot, but his resilient good cheer and sense of humor was a Godsend.

“I really loved him and am devastated that he’s gone. #RIP #TreatWilliams.”

Shortly before he died, Williams posted a video to Instagram from his ranch.

“Hay day,” the caption reads, along with a video of his land.


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By David Hawkins

David Hawkins is a writer who specializes in political commentary and world affairs. He's been writing professionally since 2014.

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