Before the lightning strike on July 3, NS 원 트리 힐 명반, 40, said she and her husband were boating with family and friends in North Carolina and they saw a “storm in the distance.”
“But we’d been there so many times, and there was no urgency for anyone to get off the water at that time,” 그녀가 말했다 굿모닝 아메리카. “We were watching it.”
The fitness instructor, who owns cycling studio Recess by Bevin Prince, recalled an eerie conversation between Friend and her father before her husband lost his life.
“Right before it hit him, he lit a cigar and he looked at my father and he said, ‘If we get struck by lightning, 마이크, this is where I wanna be,'” she shared on 굿모닝 아메리카 금요일에. “And then it happened. I believe it was really his time.”
Prince added that she believes there was “divinity” in her husband’s passing.
“그는 ~였다 33 살이에요. It was July 3 and I believe the exact time that the lightning struck was 3:13 오후.,” 그녀는 설명했다. “So knowing that all the resources were there to potentially save him, I have to believe that something bigger beyond me was calling him.”
관련 영상: 윌리엄 프렌드, Husband of 원 트리 힐‘s Bevin Prince, 에 죽은 33 벼락을 맞은 후
Prince also shared her fond memories of her late husband, 속담, “I’m just so proud. I’m so proud that I got to do life with him.”
“He was one of the funniest people I’ve ever met in my life, by far. He lit up every single room he came into,” 그녀는 덧붙였다. You never forgot when you met Will Friend.”
“Hilarie got in her car when she found out my husband had passed and drove straight to my house overnight,” she said as she appeared Friday on the 1on1 with Jon Evans 팟캐스트. “She showed up on my door, and she was like, '괜찮아, what can I do?’
“And she sat with me, and she was just, once again, showing me what a special human she is. Her intention for being there was just to help in any way possible. It wasn’t, ‘Look at how good I am. Look at what I’m doing for you.’ And I’m just eternally grateful,” 프린스 추가.
Prince noted that their fellow OTH alum Lee Norris also came to show his support.
The actress recalled that the day Friend died over July 4 weekend as “like any other day that we’ve done a million times,” 첨가: “The storm was far away, we’re on the boat, everything’s fine. And then in an instant… everything has changed. There’s no normal, and there’s no playbook for it.”
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Although Prince was not on the boat at the time, they were fortunately next to a boat with a nurse on board, and a police boat was passing by.
“내 마음 속에, there was absolutely nothing that could have been done. And I have to accept that this is larger than me and my understanding at this time,” 프린스가 말했다.