‘Jamal is with his angels now’: Laura Dern pays heartbreaking tribute to her ‘miracle dog’
HOLLYWOOD, LOS ANGELES: Laura Dern went onto her Instagram earlier on Saturday, August 19, to share the announcement that her beloved dog, Jamal, had died. The 55-year-old Academy Award-winning star from the film 'Jurassic World Dominion' shared photos of her late pet, along with an emotional tribute. “Our beloved Jamal is with his angels now,” she wrote adding, “We are so grateful for his love.”
Laura also thanked the vet who helped her dog through recent health struggles over the past few years. "Thank you incredible Dr. Buote for saving Jamal THREE TIMES. You gave us so many more years with him," she added. To conclude the loving message, Laura typed out how much Jamal will be missed. "He’s a miracle dog. Baby misses you. We do too."
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The actress's 'Jurassic World: Dominion' co-star, Bryce Dallas Howard, expressed her condolences in the comment section, writing, "Oh Laura, I'm so sorry." “Oh, sister. I’m so sorry for your loss,” wrote Dern’s 'Big Little Lies' costar Reese Witherspoon beneath the post. Another fellow star, Julianne Moore, also left a few kind words, "sending you love." Other celebrities took a few moments to send their support and love to the award-winning actress to help her through the loss, such as model Helena Christensen and actor Jim Sturgess.
Dern previously shared a photo of Jamal resting after he underwent surgery in December 2020. "My hero just got through surgery!!" she captioned the post. Laura recently celebrated the premiere of 'Jurassic World: Dominion', released a few months earlier at the start of summer in June, according to People. The film garnered a total of 975.9 million at the box office. The beauty starred in the original Jurassic Park in 1993 when she was only 23 years old. The talented actress has a few additional projects lined up on her busy schedule. She was cast to star alongside Liam Hemsworth in the Netflix film, 'Lonely Planet'. The Golden Globe winner will also step back behind the camera to not only star but also be an executive producer in the upcoming Apple TV+ series, 'Mrs American Pie'.
MEAWW previously reported singer Donnie Wahlberg's dog and “constant sidekick” Lumpy died at the age of 12. The former 'New Kids On The Block' member revealed in a heartbreaking Instagram post that his beloved pooch died on May 18, this year. The 'Step By Step' singer wrote, “So many of you asked me about my constant sidekick, Lumpy.” Donnie said, “His usual playful presence, by my side, was clearly missed by all. Night after night, I uncomfortably avoided the conversation.” Donnie said that his dog, Francis “Lumpy” Wahlberg, was so important to so many people that he could not publicly reveal the sad news of his death when it happened.