Daughter of musician Bob Geldof, Peaches Geldof has passed away at the young age of 25. Geldof leaves behind two sons with husband Thomas Cohen. Have a look at the facts on Thomas Cohen and Geldof’s tragic death.
1. Cohen and Geldof Have Two Young Children
Peaches Geldof and her husband Thomas Cohen got married in 2012. The couple has two sons together – Astala age 1 and Phaedra who will turn 1 on April 24, 2014, according to BCC. Cohen released a statement about the mother of his children saying:
My My beloved wife Peaches was adored by myself and her two sons Astala and Phaedra and I shall bring them up with their mother in their hearts everyday. We shall love her forever. Thomas Astala and Phaedra Geldof-Cohen.
2. He’s the Lead Singer of the Band SCUM
Cohen is the lead singer of the band SCUM and about a year ago he actually collapsed on stage. Have a look at the unsettling video footage. Wikipedia reports that:
S.C.U.M have claimed that they are not influenced by anyone musically, though they have spoken of a love for Throbbing Gristle, Ghost and Liars. Commenting on some British tabloids’ calling him “a pretentious rocker”, Cohen said: “It’s because we don’t make music about social issues so it comes across as unsocial and therefore pretentious. Which is rubbish.” … S.C.U.M take their name from Valerie Solanas’ manifesto, SCUM Manifesto, an ironic reference to the all-male band before Connellan’s dismissal.
3. Cohen Is Not Geldof’s First Husband
Geldof apparently had a thing for musicians based on her past relationships. Prior to meeting and marrying Cohen, Show Biz Spy writes:
Peaches famously dated Eli Roth and was married twice. Her first marriage was to Chester French singer Max Drummey. They tied the knot in 2008, but divorce in 2011.
4. Geldof’s Husband Is Reportedly In Shock
As any husband would be, Thomas Cohen is reportedly in shock after the sudden death of his wife. Show Biz Spy spoke with a source who stated:
Thomas is beyond shocked. He is waiting, like everyone else, to find out what happened to his darling wife. He’s devastated. As far as everyone knew, they were very happy together.
5. He’s a Great Father
Thomas Cohen appears to be a loving and dedicated father. Have a look at the above Instagram video as well as some of the other “daddy” photos of Cohen with his children.