Scott Weiland's ex-wife and the mother of his children, is asking people not to glorify his death. Mary Forsberg Weiland has penned an open letter for Rolling Stone, following the death of the former Stone Temple Pilots singer.
The letter reads in part:
"The music is here to stay. But at some point, someone needs to step up and point out that yes, this will happen again, because as a society we almost encourage it. We read awful show reviews, watch videos of artists falling down, unable to recall their lyrics streaming on a teleprompter just a few feet away. And then we click 'add to cart' because what actually belongs in a hospital is now considered art."
Forsberg Weiland went on to say Scott was a "paranoid man who couldn't remember his own lyrics and who was only photographed with his children a handful of times in 15 years of fatherhood." She also says, "Our hope for Scott has died, but there is still hope for others."
The 48 year old was found dead on his tour bus last week. Read the full letter at Rollingstone.com.
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