The Death Pact Alice Cooper Made With His Wife Sheryl Goddard
Alice Cooper and Sheryl Goddard’s marriage stands out as a rare enduring relationship in the music industry. Having celebrated over four decades together, the couple enjoys a joyful life. The longevity of their relationship has even encouraged them to form a death pact.
The Start of the Couple’s Relationship
In 1975, Goddard and Alice Cooper first encountered each other when she auditioned for a dancer role in the band’s stage performance. Shortly after, Cooper chose to end his relationship with his then-girlfriend to be with Goddard. Their romantic journey moved beyond the spotlight and media, eventually leading to their wedding on March 3, 1976.
The Death Pact Bonded The Couple Even More
While many people were surprised and concerned by their pact, the singer later clarified that the death pact is rooted in the couple’s constant companionship, whether at home or during travels, meaning that if one of them were to pass away, the other would be there. The rocker said of his death pact:
“We’ve made a pact — there is no way of surviving without each other. I couldn’t live without her. We always said there will never be a time when one of us will be mourning the other. Whenever it does happen, we are going to go together.”
Cooper shared that he had never been unfaithful to his wife, affectionately referring to her as the greatest girl in the world, while underscoring his inability to envision a life without her:
“I’ve been married 43 years to the greatest girl in the world. We have never cheated on each other. She dances better now than she did in 1975. You would think people would want to get away from the wives but she is my best friend. And there is no way of surviving without each other.”