It’s been 24 years since Nirvana frontman Kurt Cobain took his own life at the height of his fame.
While the exact causes of Cobain’s self-destructive mental state remain a mystery, the singer’s long struggle with heroin addiction is believed to have played a role in his downward spiral.
And the battle that claimed her father’s life was no doubt on Frances Bean Cobain’s mind yesterday, as she revealed that she’s celebrating two years of sobriety.
Frances Bean Cobain on Instagram
Frances shared the news with her millions of Instagram followers on Tuesday with a moving post about her new lease on life:
“I thought I would start this post by using a pure moment in Oahu amongst nature, with my love. This moment is a representation of who I am on February 13th, 2018,” the 25-year-old wrote.
“It feels significant here, now because it’s my 2nd sober birthday. It’s an interesting and kaleidoscopic decision to share my feelings about something so intimate in a public forum.”
Cobain went on to say that she made a conscious decision to keep her struggle to herself until now:
“The fact that I’m sober isn’t really public knowledge, decidedly and deliberately. But I think it’s more important to put aside my fear about being judged or misunderstood or typecast as one specific thing.”
Frances says she’s opening up about her struggle now, in hopes that others might find inspiration in her ability to get clean:
“I want to have the capacity to recognize & observe that my journey might be informative, even helpful to other people who are going through something similar or different,” she writes.
The daughter of Courtney Love – who’s own struggles with addiction have been well-documented – adds that she’s realized using substances to escape her problems will always be tempting, but she says she’s found a better …read more
Source:: The Hollywood Gossip