How did William Friend die? ‘One Tree Hill’ star Bevin Prince’s husband of 6 years dead at 33

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Bevin Prince, who played Brooke on One Tree Hill, is saddened by the sudden death of her husband William Friend. The 33-year-old man tragically died on July 3 when lightning struck near his home in Wilmington, North Carolina.

Page Six says Bisnow CEO William was struck by lightning while on a boat near Masonboro Island. People stopped the New Hanover County Sheriff’s Office and the Wilmington Police Department Marine Unit while they were on a regular patrol. When they got there, they found William lying down. When the deputies drove William to the Bradley Creek Marina to meet with emergency services, they gave him CPR. EMTs took him to the ambulance where they tried for 20 minutes to bring him back to life. But then he should have been dead. Prince has not yet commented on her husband’s death.

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In an Instagram story, the Bisnow commercial property news agency confirmed that Bevin’s husband had died. They wrote on their website: “He led Bisnow through the pandemic, which severely impacted the live events side of the business, and helped ignite the company’s entrepreneurial spirit that allowed it to thrive during its most uncertain time. Gregg Mayer, Bisnow’s chief operating officer and chief financial officer, said in a statement, “What made Will special was his natural ability to inspire and motivate people to take them higher than they thought they could go “That’s the culture he created at Bisnow, and in the end that’s what will be remembered about him.” Bisnow was primarily an events company, and when the pandemic hit he turned his attention to the editorial side of the business.

On the other hand, his friend Odette Annable wrote him a heartfelt tribute to him on Facebook. It said: “The unthinkable had happened and we must say goodbye to another friend, @britwilliam, the beloved husband of my best friend @bevinaprince. Will, I can’t believe I’m writing this. Mostly because you feel like you’ve just started. It didn’t matter that we were thousands of miles apart because of the life and love you gave my best friend.

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William Friend and Bevin Prince

William Friend and Bevin Prince

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Bevin Williams love story

When Bevin and Will married in 2016, they had been married for six years. The actress revealed that they were already married when they went to London to see Will’s parents. She told how Will got down on one knee with a ring made out of Haribo candy and asked her to marry him. She said, “Like a real will, he immediately called my father, asked permission, and then got on one knee with a Haribo candy ring and asked me to be his wife.”

When the pandemic hit, they moved to Wrightsville Beach, North Carolina to be closer to their family. In their new city, they opened a fitness shop together. However, Friend was still involved in Bisnow events.

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Who Was William Friend?

Born in Britain, he began his career as an intern in the Chief Operating Officer’s home. He later worked in the areas of sales, events and recruiting. His hard work quickly brought him to the top of the company. In 2013 he became COO and in 2015 at the age of 27 CEO of Bisnow. He was considered one of the youngest executives in the commercial real estate media. The Londoner moved to the United States when he was 15, although his parents didn’t want him to. In 2019, Friend told real estate investor Chris Powers on a podcast, “I just fell in love with America. I could feel the American Dream.” At St. Albans School in Washington, DC, he showed his business savvy when he started a non-alcoholic party and events company after watching his high school classmates to drank a lot and drove drunk after the dances.

“He stood out from other people his age with his British accent, charismatic style and zest for life,” said Mark Bisnow, founder of Bisnow Media, in a statement.

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From a statement on Bisnow media: “A friend’s desire to try new things led him to pursue an exciting life outside of work. He loved flying planes and got his license for it. He loved bikes and motorbikes, especially his Yamaha YZF-R6, and he and his brothers John and Tom often went diving in Mauritius. He ran a marathon and competed in two Ironman races and one half Ironman.”

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