Film and theater actress Alexandra Bevilacqua, who just two days ago, described Tony Hsieh as a “beau” is speaking publicly for the first time since his death November 27.
“There’s a lot to know about our relationship. It’s been really really difficult and I haven’t talked to many people, it’s difficult to talk about it to be honest,” she said exclusively to the Daily Mail.
“I really would like people to know about his personal side. We were very close. All we’ve heard is from people with a business perspective, I’m hearing about someone I love and know but from an outsider’s perspective.”
Bevilacqua has posted several photos with Hsieh since his death. On December 13, she shared a photo of the two together on Instagram and wrote “Happy Birthday my snail. YOU ARE BEAU! We will dance and drink to you today. Thank you for creating so much magic.” @downtowntony #1212 #11 #12 #tonyhsieh #youarebeautiful
On November 28, Bevilacqua wrote “I love you so much,” and accompanied it with a quirky video of the two being goofy together.
“The first time we met I saw a beam of light connecting us- heart to heart. All that’s left now are these memories… but they do shine brightly,” she said the day before.
“Remember in Mexico when we laughed so hard on the beach surrounded by shells and you called it the beach of endless laughter? I see you there now. You were always willing to dance with me, to talk the big creative ideas or even the small ones. Remember when we went to see Santa and played in the park like kids? Played in many places like kids? With you the whole world was a playground.
“I saw you. And you saw me. You amazed me in ways I didn’t know were possible. You were magic and you did magic. And your magic lives on. You wanted everyone to experience things they never had before, because that’s what makes life alive. And you followed through. Remember when you asked me if my favorite thing about you was your consistency? It was. Never was there anyone remotely like you. Never will there ever be. I’ll meet you on the beach some day… we can reincarnate as sea snails.” #snail #golden #tonyhsieh @downtowntony
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