Why We Love Duff

If Duff McKagan wasn’t already one of my favorite people (a musician who also writes about the NFL – DUH!), this video below would have solidified things.

But first, the back story.

Last week, the former Guns N’ Roses bassist/current member of Velvet Revolver and Loaded appeared at Seattle University for a book signing of his new autobiography, It’s So Easy and Other Lies. As the Seattle Post-Intelligencer reported, that’s when McKagan got a question about whether Kurt Cobain seemed depressed before his 1994 suicide.

(Days before the suicide, McKagan shared a Seattle-bound flight with Cobain, who had just left a rehab center in Southern California.

“We talked,” McKagan recently told VH1. “We were both sort of in the same boat. A couple guys recognizing where each other was at. It’s no fun being that completely and utterly addicted.”)

So, apparently this well-known conspiracy theorist, who is notorious for claiming that Cobain’s suicide was actually a murder, decided to inquire about Cobain’s mental state during the Q&A session at the book signing.

Watch the aftermath below …


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