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Bing Crosby's Two Sons Committed Suicide Citing Their Lives With Famous Father As A Nightmare

Date June 4, 2019

The legendary and incredible talented American singer and actor, Bing Crosby, was very successful in his career. But despite his popularity and prominence, his children were not happy at all.

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Bing Crosby was a father of seven children from two different marriages: Gary, twins Dennis and Phillip, Lindsay, Harry Lillis III, Mary, and Nathaniel.

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Bing Crosby sons’ confession

Crosby’s sons opened up that their father was rather abusive, and their childhood was indeed awful. They were punished on a regular basis, especially it concerned Gary, who was the most rebellious of the brothers. For little kids, it seemed like a nightmare came true.

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Gary wrote a book Going My Own Way, describing his horrible life with his father, who had no respect towards his kids. It is hard to imagine what Crosby’s children had to go through. Poor kids!

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Bing Crosby sons once revealed that even in adulthood their father tried to influence their lives greatly, and it was impossible to escape it

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They say Bing was so cruel that he even gave his kids belittling nicknames, and it was rather offensive.

His sons’ lives ended up rather tragically: Lindsay and Dennis committed suicide at ages 51 and 56, respectively. Gary Crosby passed away in 1995 from lung cancer, and Phillip – in 2004, from heart attack.

Turned out that the iconic star, Bing Crosby, was very abusive towards his children, making their lives seem like a nightmare.