Michael K. Williams’ sister on Thursday mourned the loss of her “best friend,” remembering the late actor’s heart of gold — and determination to “get back up again” on his road to recovery.
Michelle Chambers, a Compton, Calif. city councilwoman, released a statement saying, “Our family has been shaken to the core of the loss of our Mike … I will miss my brother, my best friend, and birthday partner in this realm.”
“I know he will continue to watch over me and our family in heaven as he did on earth.”
Speaking to Fox 11 Los Angeles Wednesday, Chambers, recalled her older brother’s longtime struggle with drug addiction.
“Addiction takes over your mind,” said Chambers, whose birthday is a day apart from Williams’. “There are going to be times when you are going to fall off but get back up again. Mike would say, ‘get back up again.’ Try again, you got this.”
The beloved actor,