Heche defends TV attack on ex-husband
Anne Heche has no regrets about publicly humiliating her ex-husband Coley Laffoon by branding him a "lazy-a**" during a controversial U.S. TV interview - insisting her cutting comments were meant to be "funny".
Laffoon filed for divorce in February 2007 after five years of marriage, but the pair's messy divorce was only finalised last March (09).
Heche made it obvious their split has been anything but amicable during an appearance on Late Show with David Letterman last month (Aug09) - complaining about the £2,470 she pays Laffoon per month in child support for their seven-year-old son Homer.
In a sarcastic rant she explained how Laffoon makes a living, saying: "Can you say 'lazy a**' on TV?... He goes out to the mailbox and he opens up the little mailbox door and goes, 'Oh! I got a cheque from Anne! Oh! I got a cheque from Anne! Yay!'"
Laffoon, a 35-year-old real-estate agent, hit back at his ex, insisting he was "disturbed" by the cutting remarks.
But Heche insists she would not change anything about her TV appearance.
She tells Usmagazine.com, "You know, you go on Letterman to have fun and to be funny. Hopefully it was funny!"
Heche is currently dating former Men In Trees co-star James Tupper, with whom she has a six-month-old son, Atlas.
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