Cobain’s Daughter to Lana Del Rey: ‘Death of Young Musicians Isn’t Something to Romanticize’

Ifrances600-1403529625n a recent interview with The Guardian, Lana Del Rey discussed her heroes like Kurt Cobain and Amy Winehouse, and when asked whether she felt their early deaths were glamorous, answered, “Ummm, yeah,” and then stated that “I wish I was dead already…I do! I don’t want to have to keep doing this. But I am.”

While these comments may have stirred up emotion for many, one person in particular — Kurt Cobain’s daughter, Frances Bean –– took it upon herself to reach out to Del Rey, and send a message that “the death of young musicians isn’t something to romanticize.”

In a series of tweets, Bean called out Del Rey, reminding her that Cobain was not just a glamorous musician, but her father — one she will never get to know because of his 1994 suicide. She went on to encourage Del Rey to embrace her life, saying that the singer is far too talented to waste her life the way her heroes did.




Of course fans of Del Rey soon came to her defense, telling Bean to leave the singer alone, to which Bean responded by explaining she had no intention of attacking anyone, and was simply trying to send a positive message and to encourage Del Rey to embrace her life, tweeting:

In response, Del Rey sent out multiple (now-deleted) tweets in which she attacked her interviewer and The Guardian for misrepresenting what she had said. After the journalist released the audio files of the interview to defend himself, Del Rey took down her tweets. The singer did, however, respond directly to Bean via Twitter, saying: