The loss of Heath Ledger was jarring, sudden, and left the world heartbroken. Just as his Joker was making history in The Dark Knight, news hit that Heath was gone. Processing a life cut so tragically short was impossible back then. Even now, it’s hard to understand! Many claimed the actor had put himself under too much pressure for the iconic villain role. It was intense: Had he worked himself to death? A great question. Now, new details are emerging about the circumstances surrounding his final days. It’s more complicated than it first seemed. And there’s a good reason why, as it turns out.