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Chris Cornell Statue Vandalized In Seattle, Casting Underway For ‘Black Days’ Movie


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Vandals recently targeted the statue of late Soundgarden/Audioslave, etc. vocalist Chris Cornell. Housed outside of the Museum of Pop Culture in Seattle, WA, the statue was recently painted white by an unknown party. Cornell‘s widow Vicky commented yesterday, August 21st:

“My children and I are heartbroken to learn of the vandalization of Chris’s statue at the Museum of Pop Culture in Seattle. The statue is not only a work of art but a tribute to Chris, his incomparable musical legacy and everything that he stood for. It represents Chris, who is beloved not only in Seattle, but worldwide.

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In the face of this hate and destruction, we are thankful once again to the fans who stood up to support him and showed such immense love. It lifted our hearts to hear that fans brought supplies and attempted to clean up the heartbreaking vandalism.

The statue will be restored. Hate will not win.

Chris is Seattle’s Son!

Museum of Pop Culture & Vulcan Inc. on behalf of our family thank you 🖤”

In other news, a casting call has revealed that a film titled ‘Black Days‘ about Cornell is planning to to be filmed in October. Actor Johnny Holiday (‘Walk The Line‘, ‘Sun Records‘) has been case in the picture.

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