Chris Cornell's Widow Shares Heartbreaking Christmas Video of Late Singer With His Son

Vicky Cornell posts video of the late singer and their son talking about family holiday traditions three years ago

By Meg Swertlow Dec 23, 2017 4:20 AMTags

Chris Cornell's widow Vicky Cornell has shared a Christmas video that's sure to leave viewers and fans of the late singer feeling rather emotional after watching. This is the first Christmas without the former Audioslave singer, who took his own life in a Detroit hotel room on May 18, leaving behind his wife and three children.

The late singer's wife took to Twitter on Friday to share their son's school video which shows the beloved rocker and his  only son during the holiday season three years prior.

Vicky wrote, "Sharing a special Christmas video that Chris made with C 3 years ago for school. While the holidays will never be the same again without Chris, we will always remember his boundless love. Happy Holidays & thank you all for your much needed love and support. - VC."

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The heartbreaking video shows Cornell and his son Christopher sitting on his dad's lap and smiling.

In the video, the Soundgarten singer explains that the Cornell clan's holiday tradition was to visit the Cornell's house in Rome with friends and family.

The lovingly talk about what they do for Christmas as well as Christopher's birthday.


Vicky previously sat down with People magazine and admitted she "missed" the signs of his addiction, noting she believes that is what caused his death on May 18.