Zack Snyder thanks fans for support after daughter's death

Last Updated: Wed, May 24, 2017 12:03 hrs

[India], May 24 (ANI): After stepping down from the director's chair of upcoming 'Justice League' movie, director Zack Snyder has thanked his fans for supporting his family, following the suicide of his daughter.

The 51-year-old-director took to Twitter and shared, "Thanks for the outpouring of support. I can't express how much it means to Debbie & I and Autumn's mother, Denise, at such a difficult time."

In another tweet, he shared the links of the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention and JEDFoundation.org, a suicide-prevention organization focusing on teenagers and young adults.

"To support or seek help, please know there are places such as http://afsp.org and http://JEDfoundation.org that are doing great work," he tweeted.

Yesterday, 'Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice' director made public that his daughter Autumn Snyder died by suicide in March at age 20.

According to the Hollywood Reporter, he and his wife, producer Deborah Snyder, will be stepping away from the upcoming Justice League movie to focus on their family.

Joss Whedon will step in to complete 'Justice League,' through post and the shooting of some additional scenes.

Social media was flooded with messages of support from his fellow co-workers and fans, since the news came out.

The '300' filmmaker eventually did not want the news of her daughter's death to go public but after sometime he realized that he needed some time off to keep up with this tragedy.

He also said that he does not care about what some fans would say about his departure as he is "past caring about that kind of thing now" and shared that his kids need him the most at this time. (ANI)



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