“Eat, Pray, Love” writer Elizabeth Gilbert’s accomplice Rayya Elias has died. She was 57.
“I might inform you to relaxation in peace, however I do know that you simply at all times discovered peace boring,” Gilbert wrote in an Instagram put up Thursday. “Could you relaxation in pleasure. I’ll at all times love you.”
Elias, 57, an writer, songwriter and a maker of quick movies, was recognized with pancreatic and liver most cancers in 2016.
That 12 months Gilbert break up from her husband of 12 years, Jose Nunes, who was portrayed by Javier Bardem within the 2010 movie adaptation of “Eat Pray Love” starring Julia Roberts.
Two months later, Gilbert introduced that she’d discovered love once more with Elias, her finest good friend.
In her 2013 memoir, “Harley Loco: A Memoir of Arduous Dwelling, Hair and Publish-Punk,” Elias recalled her highs and lows, together with homelessness and drug habit.
Gilbert’s Instagram tribute continued: “I liked you a lot, Rayya. Thanks for letting me stroll with you proper to the sting of the river. It has been the best honor of my life.”