David Crosby Responds to Comments Regarding His Biological Son Beckett’s Death

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David Crosby has something to say regarding comments about Melissa Etheridge and Julie Cypher’s son Beckett’s death.

Fans will recall that David is the biological father of Beckett, who donated his sperm for the couple to conceive the baby. After news broke of the 21 year old’ death, fans were commenting about his relationship on Twitter and he had a response.

“I respectfully point out, David was their donor. They did not have a son ‘with’ him, one person Tweeted, according to ET. “He was Melissa and Julie’s child. They raised him. Like most donors, he played no other part.”


David retweeted the now deleted comment, with his response.  “Not true,” he wrote.

[RELATED: Melissa Etheridge’s Son Beckett Dead at 21— “My Heart is Broken”]

Patricia Arquette was quick to send her condolences to the 78-year-old singer. “I am sending you all love during this very difficult time,” she wrote. “May he move through the light and know how loved he is.”

Her sister Rosanna also commented, “I’m so Sorry DAVID for this devastating loss and send you and the rest of the family love .Rest In Peace Beckett.”

Melissa confirmed the news via Twitter, “Today I joined the hundreds of thousands of families who have lost loved ones to opioid addiction,”  she wrote in a statement. “My son Beckett, who was just 21, struggled to overcome his addiction and finally succumbed to it today. He will be missed by those who loved him, his family and friends. My heart is broken. I am grateful for those who have reached out with condolences and I feel their love and sincere grief.”

Melissa and Julie also share daughter Bailey. In addition, Melissa has twins Johnnie Rose and Miller Steven with ex, Tammy Lynn Michaels.

Our thoughts go out those who mourn the death of Beckett.