Frontman For Audioslave, Soundgarden Passes Away
Chris Cornell’s 12-year-old daughter, Toni Cornell, just posted a moving open letter to her father on his Facebook page. Cornell, who died in an apparent suicide only a few weeks ago, was the frontman for Soundgarden and Audioslave.
Toni remembers the tender moments with her father and wrote about how much she misses him since he’s no longer with us. She thinks back on their memories together and shared that message with the world.
Toni Cornell’s Message To Her Father…
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Let me start by saying how much I love you and how much you mean to me. You are my idol, someone I’ve always looked up to. You were always there for me. You pushed me forward every day, and you still do.”
“Whenever I cry or feel like there’s no way I can go on, I hear your voice, “Don’t sit worrying peanut. Worry is a waste of time, I’m ok.” I always took what you said to heart. Probably because everything you said was so smart. Every time you came home from tour you spent all your hours with us. No matter how tired you were, how many time zones you traveled, you were there for us…”
Chris Cornell’s Daughter Shares Intimate Times
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Toni also spoke about some intimate moments and inside jokes with her father. She wrote about him taking care of her when she was sick and their love of the Prince film, Purple Rain.
“How about Purple Rain?” you said. I always trusted your judgement. I put it on and immediately fell in love! We then got to your favorite song, ‘The Beautiful Ones’. “This song is so special it doesn’t even belong in a genre. When I was in my twenties, I saw this in the theatre and some guy started cracking up laughing at this scene and song. It got me really mad, ” you said. I fell in love with the song too and listened to it on repeat…