Late Nirvana frontman Kurt Cobain and Courtney Love’s daughter Frances Bean Cobain discussed the ’emotional trauma’ in her family, which dates back to her father’s 1994 suicide. Kurt’s cousin brought attention to the family history of suicide, mental illness and alcoholism, noting two of her uncles who had died by suicide with guns. Frances Bean recently also posted a funny video where she lip syncs a bad song.
Cobain posted a quote on Instagram, “Just trying to heal my emotional trauma, grow a business that’s changing the world, be the best person I can be for the people I love, forgive the people who hurt me, eat right, exercise, meditate, keep growing, and working hard to be the first in my family to break generational trauma patterns.”
She added, “Casual.” Cobain had been working on her own original studio music, recently teasing a new video with a Foo Fighters collaborator that will definitely make Dave Grohl proud. Cobain has also done modeling for Marc Jacobs.
Frances Bean told Independent.ie, “I don’t look through his journals. It feels too intimate,” she says. “I am really regretful that my mom put those out there. I know it was her way of trying to contribute his personal thoughts and I know that people really want to know that. I can’t imagine being dead and having people know my intimate thoughts. What an invasion of privacy, I don’t think it is merited especially since in his art he decided not to put out that thinking. It is a different thing to get to know him through his art, a deliberate public extension of himself,” she says.
You can call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-8255. The Lifeline is described as, “We can all help prevent suicide. The Lifeline provides 24/7, free and confidential support for people in distress, prevention and crisis resources for you or your loved ones, and best practices for professionals.”