Poor Mickey Rourke, he must be heartbroken. On Monday, his beloved pooch, Loki, passed away at the age of 18. She was often seen strutting the red carpet with her master, wearing a sweater that his grandma knit for her, looking gorgeous. Mickey an avid animal rights activist, is devastated over his loss.
Add one more to Mickey Rourke‘s pack of heavenly canine companions.
The Oscar nominee’s Chihuahua, Loki, one of the dogs memorably thanked by Rourke in his Golden Globe acceptance speech, has died, Rourke’s rep confirmed Tuesday to E! News.
Loki passed away Monday night at the ripe old age of 18. The pup was prominently photographed walking the red carpet with his master, who called Loki the “love of [his] life,” at the Venice Film Festival in September.
“I’d like to thank all my dogs, the ones who are here and the ones who aren’t here anymore,” The Wrestler star said when accepting his Globe for Best Actor last month.
Says Rourke: “Loki is deeply missed but with me in spirit. I feel very blessed that she fell asleep peacefully in my arms.”
Mickey a Virgo, has five other dogs but he called Loki the “love of his life.” Our thoughts and prayers go out to Mickey. AstroChicks are big dog lovers as well. Big hug Mickey, so sorry for your loss.