"I didn't want him to be dragged through the dirt again, and all the nastiness come back," she said.
"He was a good person, and he was complex and he was always ahead of his time," Welsh said. "It's amazing that after 21 years that people still love him, still talk about him. For so many years, it was like Tim didn't exist. But here he was again, in a movie that is telling the truth, and it's very hard to tell Tim's life in 51 minutes. But if you knew him, 51 minutes will do it for you."