Late Lil' Chris Struggled With Depression Issues
Tue, 31 Mar 2015 09:51:43
English pop singer Lil' Chris, who was the protégé of KISS' Gene Simmons, was struggling with depression and other mental health issues prior to his death last week.
Rock School reality show in 2006. He was found dead at home in England on March 23.
The cause of death is being investigated. But it is not being viewed by authorities as suspicious, per WENN.
Lil' Chris was born Christopher James Hardman.
Of his passing, relatives said, "Chris had struggled with mental health issues and depression in recent years. He was committed to helping others find better ways of overcoming this illness and publicly said he wished to find a cure. He was a hugely creative person who used this side of his personality to make others smile, to cheer people up and to make others feel better. A real people person, he would always take the time to stop and talk, no matter who or when and we are proud that he was so well thought of by all who knew him. So many commented on what a lovely, well brought up person he was, so polite and kind and a pleasure to know."
What a sad loss! We send our best to his friends, family and fans.