Chris Cornell’s widow gives her first TV interview since his death

Vicky Cornell still can’t believe that Chris Cornell would take his own life.

In her first TV interview, Vicky spoke with Robin Roberts for Good Morning America.

“He wanted to be there for his family, for his children,” she said. “He loved his life…he would never have left this world.”

So why was it determined that he committed suicide in that Detroit hotel room on May 18, 2917?

Drugs. Addiction. A mistimed dose of Ativan. “I don’t think that he could make any decisions before of the level of impairment.”

What the interview below.


A few months back, an old interview with Chris from 2007 turned up in which he talks about depression.

Alan Cross

is an internationally known broadcaster, interviewer, writer, consultant, blogger and speaker. In his 40+ years in the music business, Alan has interviewed the biggest names in rock, from David Bowie and U2 to Pearl Jam and the Foo Fighters. He’s also known as a musicologist and documentarian through programs like The Ongoing History of New Music.

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