Director/Editor Chris Hafner Dies of Apparent Suicide

Director / editor Chris Hafner has reportedly died by suicide.  Hafner worked with artists like Cypress Hill, Tool, Ozzy Osbourne, Tommy Lee, R.E.M., Korn, Red Hot Chili Peppers and several others.  A statement from his brother Marc has been posted below.

On December 18, 2017, Chris updated his Facebook profile picture using the photo above.

Marc Hafner:
“It is with great sorrow I notify you of the passing of my brother Chris Hafner . Unfortunately, the demons that surrounded him yesterday got the better of him, and he took his own life. His wife Heather Boyce Hafner and mother Janet Hafner are surrounded and supported by family and are understandably devastated, as we all are. We understand the desire to reach out and offer support, and in time would welcome hearing from you, but at this time we respectfully request time to grieve. As details of a service or memorial become available we will make an announcement. rest in peace brother.”

David Abbruzzese:
“I remember we laughed together during our introductions… He made his own dimple in my brain. I wish I would’ve returned his call last month. I didn’t know he was gonna go. Go on, man. R.I.P. Chris Hafner”

Tommy Lee: “Chris Hafner! Gonna miss you man! Best director EVER! “Get Naked” why did you take your life? We’re gonna miss you and your smiles n laughs! Goodbye my friend.  RIP Chris! We miss you and your balls to be different! Never worked with a man with bigger balls than me! He pushed us into places no one else would go then!”

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