Frances Bean Cobain Tells Lana Del Rey: Dying Young Isn’t “Cool”

Kurt Cobain’s daughter responded to Lana del Rey recently saying, “I wish I was already dead” by tweeting, “embrace life, because you only get one.”

In the June issue of the The Guardian Lana del Rey, 28, was quoted as saying ,”I wish I was already dead,” after being asked about her heroes Kurt Cobain and Amy Winehouse, who both died at age 27.

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Frances Bean Cobain, 21, who is the daughter of Kurt Cobain and Courtney Love, responded on Twitter to Lana del Rey’s death wish by tweeting, “I’ll never know my father because he died young.”

Kurt Cobain arrives with wife Courtney Love, holding their daughter Frances Bean Cobain, for the MTV Music Awards show in Los Angeles on Sept. 9, 1992. Fred Prouser / Reuters

She critized the idea that it was “cool” to die young…

And said, “u only get one life,” but that Lana del Rey’s heroes, including Kurt Cobain and Amy Winehouse, had “wasted that life.”

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“Embrace life, because u only get one,” she also tweeted.

She added: “Ur too talented to waste it away.”

@LanaDelRey ur too talented to waste it away.

— Frances Bean Cobain (@alka_seltzer666)

She concluded by saying, “I’m not attacking anyone,” but was “just trying to put things in perspective from personal experience.”

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Courtney Love and daughter Frances Bean Cobain

“I have no animosity towards Lana,” she said in her final tweet.

I'm not attacking anyone. I have no animosity towards Lana, I was just trying to put things in perspective from personal experience.

— Frances Bean Cobain (@alka_seltzer666)

Lana del Rey responded by saying, “it’s all good,’ and that she liked Kurt Cobain “because he was talented not because he died young.”

@alka_seltzer666 it's all good. He was asking me a lot a out your dad I said I liked him because he was talented not because he died young-

— Lana Del Rey (@LanaDelRey)

@alka_seltzer666 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

— Lana Del Rey (@LanaDelRey)

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