Thornton has paid tribute to her husband on Instagram, calling him ‘My life. My love. My angel.’
Chris Carney, who starred in MTV reality series 'twentyfourseven', tragically died in a car accident on Friday morning police have confirmed, he was 35-years-old. The former singer of The Prom Kings, was the husband of actress Tiffany Thornton, known for her role in Disney series ‘Sonny with a Chance’.
Carney and Thornton married in 2011 and have two sons, Kenneth James "KJ" Carney, 3, and Bentley Cash Carney, 21 months. Writing on Instagram, Thornton shared a picture of the couple and their two sons with the caption, ‘My life. My love. My angel.’
According to the Arkansas Times, Carney and his friend Ezekiel Blanton, were killed at 1:40 a.m on Friday morning, in a single-vehicle crash on U.S. Highway 70 about six miles east of Hot Springs. Carney’s mother Ruth is the Mayor of Hot Springs and the 35 year old had been working there as a host on a local radio station.
Demi Lovato, who was a bridesmaid at Carney’s 2011 wedding, took to Instagram to share a heartfelt tribute to her friend, after learning of his passing. ‘Been trying to figure out what to say all day... This morning I woke up to terrible news. My good friend Chris Carney has passed away.’
‘I don't know how to put into words how heartbroken I am for Tiffany and their two baby boys. You're already missed Chris.. And Tiffany I love you so much. I'm so unbelievably sorry... There are still no words.’
Actress Cassie Scerbo, who along with Lovato’s boyfriend Wilmer Valderrama is a godparent to Carney’s son KJ, also expressed her grief on Instagram. ‘I've re-written this a million times, as I just don't know where to begin,’ Scerbo wrote.
‘This morning we lost an incredible soul, someone I looked at as a big brother, who along with my beautiful friend @tiffthornton gave me the privilege of being a Godmother to my precious KJ. @chrisgcarney, WE LOVE YOU," Scerbo wrote. "Your one-of-a-kind personality and heart will be greatly missed.. RIP, fam.’