Kurt Cobain’s Daughter Emotionally Unloads On Suicide


Frances Bean Cobain has said her father, Kurt Cobain, “wouldn’t have stood for” the current political situation in the United States at the Growing Up Kurt Cobain premiere event.

The event celebrated the opening of a new exhibition in County Kildare, which displays personal items that once belonged to Kurt Cobain.

“The violation of basic human rights that seems to be a prevalent theme in our country right now – I would like to believe that Kurt wouldn’t have stood for that or accepted that,” she told Reuters.

Cobain also discussed the taboos surrounding mental health and addiction. She has discussed her own struggles with both in the past, while her father also struggled with both before his suicide in 1994. “There is an association that is shameful and it shouldn’t be,” she said. “It’s taboo … despite the fact that it is present in our society every single day.”

“I think that in Europe it is a little less taboo,” she continued. “I think in America it is very frowned upon.”

The new exhibition includes Kurt’s sketches and drawings, along with clothes, handwritten lyrics, and a car. Some of the items in the show have never been seen by the public before.

Of the exhibition, Kurt’s sister Kim said: “It felt like the right time to show who Kurt really was as a child growing up. To go back to his roots of being a child, where he was happiest.”

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