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Frances Bean Cobain: Kurt "wouldn’t have stood for" current political situation in the US

Frances Bean Cobain has said her late father Kurt Cobain ‘wouldn’t have stood for’ the current political situation developing in the US.

Bean Cobain, who was speaking at the opening of a new exhibition in County Kildare which displays personal items that once belonged to her father, went on to discuss multiple issues ranging from politics to mental health. 

In reference to President Donald Trump’s current political decisions, Bean Cobain said: “The violation of basic human rights that seems to be a prevalent theme in our country right now – I would like to believe that Kurt wouldn’t have stood for that or accepted that,” she told Reuters.

Moving on slightly, Bean Cobain tackled the subject of mental health and the “taboo” that surrounds it. Making no secret of her battles with mental health in the past, she added: “There is an association that is shameful and it shouldn’t be.

“It’s taboo despite the fact that it is present in our society every single day. 

“I think that in Europe it is a little less taboo,” she continued. “I think in America it is very frowned upon.”

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