On Thursday, it was revealed that forward of his sudden dying in September, the Automobiles frontman wrote a will instructing that Porizkova, 54, ought to not obtain any of his belongings or cash, claiming that the mannequin had “deserted” him amid their divorce proceedings, in response to paperwork obtained by Web page Six.
“All you will have heard from me since is inspite of that,” she added alongside a throwback household photograph, together with the hashtag “love by no means dies.”
Ocasek and Porizkova first met whereas filming the music video for The Automobiles’ tune “Drive” in 1984.
In Could 2018, the couple — who share two grownup sons collectively, Jonathan, 21, and Oliver, 26 — introduced they have been splitting after 28 years of marriage. Although the pair had been separated for practically three years when Ocasek died on Sept. 15 in his New York Metropolis residence, they weren’t legally divorced and have been nonetheless residing collectively.
Final month the mannequin shared all the things she adored about Ocasek in a heartbreaking tribute.
“His smile and his gaze warmed you and made you’re feeling like probably the most particular individual on the earth. I had that gaze and smile on me for many of my life,” she wrote on Instagram alongside a throwback photograph of the pair. “For an extended very long time, nobody may make me feels as cherished as Ric. He was my solar.”
“Our separation didn’t alter this one bit,” she added. “He was rising and setting and I deliberate my life round it as one does a day… His dying is the tip of my world as I knew it.”
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Porizkova was the one to search out Ocasek after he had died in his sleep following a surgical process two weeks earlier, which she beforehand instructed Rolling Stone was “under no circumstances” the trigger behind his dying.
“I don’t understand how a lot I need to say concerning the surgical procedure, nevertheless it was profitable. He was recuperating rather well,” she stated. “So his passing was a f—ing shock.”
Reflecting on their closing moments collectively, Porizkova stated his surgical procedure was a “blessing,” because it unknowingly introduced their complete household collectively one final time earlier than Ocasek’s dying.
“We had two weeks of simply the 4 of us watching our favourite TV exhibits and me cooking or ordering in and hanging out,” she defined. “On this cloud of awfulness, that was a silver lining.”