What Anthony Bourdain Told Chris Cornell Shortly Before Death Revealed


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The Promise producer Eric Esrailian discussed Chris Cornell and Anthony Bourdain meeting backstage at The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon in April 2017 in new tweets.

“My heart goes out to the family, friends, loved ones, and fans of @Bourdain – I am reposting this picture from last year’s @FallonTonight – He came backstage to meet our inspirational brothers @chriscornell & #mattcameron & said he was their fan.

He hung out, talked about possibly going to Armenia with @serjtankian & gushed about Chris’ powerful humanitarian work on @thepromisefilm … Thank you for your courageous words about the Armenian Genocide. You will be truly missed ??”

Amy Decker also wrote about being backstage at The Tonight Show on Instagram, “April 19, 2017 …. last time i saw both of these men in person. CC was performing The Promise on Fallon and it was [Peter Cornell]’s birthday. Today is a sad reminder how fragile life is.”

Cornell died by suicide in May 2017, while Bourdain died by suicide on Friday. You can call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-8255.