Foo Fighters Drummer Taylor Hawkins, Who Was Working To Expose Big Pharma, Found Dead

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Taylor Hawkins, the Foo Fighters drummer who vowed to expose Big Pharma, has been found dead in Bogota, Colombia, in suspicious circumstances. He was 50 years old.

Foo Fighters frontman Dave Grohl, who is also in Bogota where his band were due to play at a music festival on Sunday, announced the shocking news to fans this morning.

It is understood Hawkins, who is survived by his wife Alison and their three children, was found dead in a hotel room. No cause of death has been released.

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The Foo Fighters family is devastated by the tragic and untimely loss of our beloved Taylor Hawkins,” the band’s official account tweeted. “His musical spirit and infectious laughter will live on with all of us forever.

Our hearts go out to his wife, children and family, and we ask that their privacy be treated with the utmost respect in this unimaginably difficult time.”

According to Paul Kidd, Hawkins was an “anti-vaxxer” who was working to expose Big Pharma. Hawkins believed vaccines cause autism and was determined to spread the word around the world through his platform as the drummer and second-most prominent member of the multi-platinum band Foo Fighters.

As far back as 2000, Hawkins and his bandmates were raising funds and awareness for anti-Big Pharma organisation Alive & Well.

They put on concerts, mingled with holistic practicioners including Alive & Well founder Christine Maggiore, and went on record campaigning for Alive & Well, and even posted their support for the group all over their website.

A coroner’s ambulance removed Hawkins’ body from the scene

Foo Fighters bassist Nate Mendel spoke out passionately at the time in defense of Hawkins’ and the Foos’ support of holistic cures. According to Mendel, Big Pharma are profiting at the expense of ordinary people’s health and wellbeing:

When a person tests positive for HIV, it is not a test for the virus itself but for antibodies to the virus, and the test is not able to distinguish between HIV antibodies and a multitude of other antibodies. Many conditions can lead to a false positive result, including flu shots, hepatitis, and pregnancy.

Once given this tenuous diagnosis, people are encouraged to take drugs of unproven efficacy and proven toxicity in an effort to delay the onset of AIDS. The drugs are known to cause some of the same diseases classified under the category of AIDS. How is it possible, then, to determine what has made a person sick?

Since then, the band has supported a number of worthwhile causes, including cancer and autism research.

The last picture of Taylor, standing, on a plane on Wednesday with bandmate Pat Smear, left, and Samantha Sidley, who worked for the band

In 2005, he married Alison Hawkins and they had two children, Oliver and Annabelle.

Baxter Dmitry

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