Frances Bean Cobain To Lana Del Rey: Don’t Waste Life And “Romanticize” Death

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By Michael Lewittes


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Frances Bean Cobain, the daughter of Courtney Love and the late rocker Kurt Cobain, took to Twitter on Sunday to tell Lana Del Rey to stop glorifying death.

“The death of young musicians isn’t something to romanticize,” Cobain tweeted to Del Rey. “I’ll never know my father because he died young & it becomes a desirable feat because ppl like u think it’s ‘cool.'”

Cobain added, “Well, it’s f*cking not. Embrace life, because u only get one life. The ppl u mentioned wasted that life. Don’t be 1 of those ppl.”

Del Rey was recently quoted as telling The Guardian, “I wish I was dead already,” while discussing the premature death of music idols like Cobain’s father.

The singer later slammed her interviewer, Tim Jonze, as “sinister” and said she “regrets” trusting The Guardian.

Jonze fired back at Del Rey’s accusations, and provided the audio of her saying the words in question.

When Cobain was accused of attacking Del Rey on Sunday, she responded by writing, “I told her to not waste her life. How is that attacking. I literally said embrace this life because u only get1.”

She then tweeted to Del Rey, “ur too talented to waste it away.”

Cobain noted on Twitter that night, “I’m not attacking anyone. I have no animosity towards Lana, I was just trying to put things in perspective from personal experience.”

Del Rey responded to Cobain on Monday, tweeting, “It’s all good. He was asking me a lot about your dad. I said I liked him because he was talented not because he died young.”

“The other half of what I said wasn’t really related to the people he mentioned/ I don’t find that part of music glam either,” she added.

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