Tweets of grief for Cave tragedy

Townsville Bulletin - - LIFESTYLE -

NEWS of the tragic death of Nick Cave’s son Arthur has prompted an out­pour­ing of grief from celebri­ties.

The 15- year- old died af­ter fall­ing from a cliff at Brighton on the south coast of Eng­land.

“Our son Arthur died on Tues­day evening. He was our beau­ti­ful, happy lov­ing boy,” Cave and his wife, model Susie Bick, said in a state­ment.

“We ask that we be given the pri­vacy our fam­ily needs to grieve at this dif­fi­cult time.”

Rus­sell Crowe was one of the first to ex­press his sad­ness.

“I can’t bear the thought of the grief the Cave fam­ily are go­ing through at the mo­ment. My heart is break­ing for all of them,” Crowe tweeted.

Lisa Wilkin­son, the To­day host for the Nine Net­work, also ex­pressed her con­do­lences.

“Tragic news from the UK where the son of Aus­tralian mu­si­cian Nick Cave, Arthur, has died in a Brighton cliff fall. No sus­pi­cious circ.” she tweeted.

Mu­si­cians have also ex­pressed their sor­row.

“My sin­cere con­do­lences go out to @ nick­cave and his fam­ily, such sad news to wake up to. From my fam­ily to yours, may your son RIP,” Aussie singer Mar­cia Hines tweeted.

Matty Healy, the lead singer from UK band The 1975, said his thoughts “go out to Nick Cave. So ter­ri­bly sad,” he tweeted.

Ir­ish folk mu­si­cian Glen Hansard kept his mes­sage short and heart­felt: “Con­do­lences to Nick Cave. Bless.”

Aussie singer- song­writer and ac­tor Ed­die Per­fect was quick to tweet soon af­ter news broke.

“Hear­ing some ter­ri­ble news that Nick Cave’s son Arthur has died. So aw­ful for Arthur who was so young and had so much to do,” he tweeted.

Ben Watt, one half of Bri­tish band Ev­ery­thing But The Girl, felt Cave’s loss deeply.

“Spent all day think­ing about Nick Cave. We’ve got teenage twins. Un­bear­able. Think­ing of him,” Watt tweeted.

Lord of the Rings ac­tor Eli­jah Wood tweeted: “My heart goes out to Nick Cave and his fam­ily.”

Nick Cave.

Arthur Cave.

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