Associated Press | A life-sized statue of Soundgarden frontman Chris Cornell has been vandalized outside the Museum of Pop Culture in Seattle. Museum officials told The Seattle Times that the statue was covered with white paint or a similar substance on Thursday.
The damage is being assessed and the statue will be restored, museum officials said.
“We are deeply pained by this act targeting the memory of a beloved artist in Seattle and around the world,” museum officials said in a statement.
Cornell was a leader of the grunge movement with Seattle-based Soundgarden group that won critical and commercial acclaim.
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