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Bassist Ethan Farmer Stabs Himself After Ingesting Edibles

by VVN Music

Ethan Farmer is one of the most in-demand bassists, having previously played with Aretha Franklin, Sean Combs, Janet Jackson, Backstreet Boys and New Kids on the Block and is currently with Lionel Richie's band.

Last Tuesday (May 30), police were called to an apartment in the San Fernando Valley where they found Farmer bleeding profusely from numerous stab wounds. According to reports, the bassist repeatedly stabbed himself after ingesting edibles, typically brownies or cookies laced with marijuana.

According to TMZ, Farmer was still in the hospital on Friday night and his condition was unknown. The site spoke with Ethan but he would only say he was recovering.

Since that time, Farmer has been well enough to make posts to social media:

A post shared by Ethan Farmer (@ebassman) on

On Sunday afternoon, he put up a new post that appears to have him back at home:

A post shared by Ethan Farmer (@ebassman) on