Chris Cornell’s Final Tweet To His Wife Before He Passed Away

Chris Cornell’s Final Tweet To His Wife Before He Passed Away

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Soundgarden front man Chris Cornell died on Wednesday night in Detroit just hours after he performed at his sold out show.


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Although Bumbery said the musician’s family would be “working closely with the medical examiner to determine the cause,” a spokesman for the Detroit Police Department has confirmed the death was due to an “apparent suicide.”

Cornell had spoken publicly in the past about his  struggle with substance abuse, however recent tweets indicated that he was excited about his current tour.

On Sunday, in what would turn out to be his final tweet to his wife, Vicky Karayiannis, the star posted a public love note to her. It does make you wonder what was going through his head as he wrote the Tweet. Whether he had 100% made his decision.

The tweet reads: To my @vickycornell you are an angel and a lioness. The perfect mother and the perfect wife. I love you! Happy #MothersDay2017

The couple were married for 13 years and had two children together.

Cornell  was just 52.

In a statement, Recording Academy President Neil Portnow called the two-time Grammy award winner “one of the influential originators of the 1990s Seattle grunge scene” whose “dynamic stage presence and impressive vocal range made him a true rock-and-roll icon.”

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In a statement, Recording Academy President Neil Portnow called the two-time Grammy award winner “one of the influential originators of the 1990s Seattle grunge scene” whose “dynamic stage presence and impressive vocal range made him a true rock-and-roll icon.”

Elton John and Jimmy Page are among hundreds of other music stars taking to Twitter to share their condolences.



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