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Courtney Love Has Thoughts on Taylor Swift, Beyonce

'Taylor is not important,' and she doesn't like Beyonce's music

(Newser) - Courtney Love, never known for holding back her controversial opinions, is opining again, this time in a lengthy interview in the Standard . She's got a new eight-part series out on BBC Radio, Courtney Love's Women, and boy, does she get into the girls. While the former Hole frontwoman...

Kurt Cobain's Daughter Marries Another Celeb's Kid

The lucky man: Riley Hawk, son of fellow skateboarder Tony Hawk

(Newser) - Frances Bean Cobain has tied the knot again, this time opting to partner with a skateboarder rather than a rock star. The 31-year-old daughter of late Nirvana frontman Kurt Cobain and Hole frontwoman Courtney Love married 30-year-old Riley Hawk, the oldest of legendary professional skateboarder Tony Hawk's three sons,...

On 30th Anniversary, Courtney Love Opens Up on Nevermind
Changed Seattle.
Then It 'Shook
the World'

Nevermind Changed Seattle. Then It 'Shook the World'

Kurt Cobain widow Courtney Love, Dave Grohl, others mark 30th anniversary of Nirvana's hit album

(Newser) - It was the album that helped catapult grunge and the Seattle music scene onto the national stage. Now, on the 30th anniversary of the release of Nirvana's Nevermind, the band's second studio album, frontman Kurt Cobain's widow, Courtney Love, talks to the Los Angeles Times and admits...

Courtney Love Would Prefer Olivia Rodrigo Ask First

The '90s rocker wants a note and flowers from the teen Disney star

(Newser) - Courtney Love had better get a card and flowers soon. She’s big mad at Geffen Records, and a little peeved at Olivia Rodrigo, too. She posted a photo of the art for Rodrigo’s Sour Prom concert film to her Facebook page and captioned it “Spot the difference!...

Courtney Love Accused of Bizarre Murder Plot

Isaiah Silva says the singer and two others tried to kill him and make it look like suicide

(Newser) - If true, there's a Coen brothers movie here somewhere. Courtney Love’s former son-in-law, Isaiah Silva, is accusing Love and two others of attempting to murder him to get Kurt Cobain’s 1959 Martin D-18E guitar, reports Billboard . The guitar was used by Love’s late husband at Nirvana’...

Courtney Love Is $560K in the Hole on Taxes

Widow of Kurt Cobain reportedly has some debts to pay Uncle Sam

(Newser) - Page Six is reporting that Courtney Love is over half a million dollars in the hole with Uncle Sam. Citing The Blast , the report says the singer owes precisely $568,674.62 to the IRS. The report comes at the heels of news Love shelled out $319,749.27...

Courtney Love Warned About Weinstein— in 2005

And took flak for daring to do so

(Newser) - It's glaringly obvious advice in 2017: "If Harvey Weinstein invites you to a private party at the Four Seasons, don’t go." But when Courtney Love spoke those words in 2005 on the red carpet of a Comedy Central roast—when asked if she had advice for...

Cobain Kid Got Married, But No Love

Frances Bean got hitched secretly—really secretly: Report

(Newser) - Frances Bean Cobain apparently married boyfriend Isaiah Silva, a development that's apparently news to the mother of the bride. As E! Online reports, the 23-year-old daughter of late Nirvana frontman Kurt Cobain and Hole frontwoman Courtney Love quietly married her beau of five years, and dear old mom wasn'...

Ex-Cop: I'd Reopen Case to See If Love Killed Cobain

Former Seattle chief thinks new movie's conspiracy theory should be fleshed out

(Newser) - Conspiracy theories have long swirled around the 1994 death of Kurt Cobain, but the latest film documentary about the Nirvana frontman has Courtney Love filing cease-and-desist letters and the ex-police chief of Seattle saying he'd reopen the case if he were still in charge, Spin reports. In Soaked in ...

Courtney Love Owes Me $48K: Psychiatrist

Manhattan doc specializes in addiction issues

(Newser) - Well, at least she didn't rack up this bill on booze or drugs: Courtney Love owes her Manhattan psychiatrist $48,250, he says in court papers filed last week. Dr. Edward Ratush, an "addiction psychiatrist" specializing in "opiate dependence and treatment-resistant depression," says Love hasn't...

Cobain Documentary 'Brilliant,' 'Uncomfortable'

Director Brett Morgen probes the man behind the myth

(Newser) - It's pretty much unanimous: Critics are in love with Kurt Cobain: Montage of Heck, the documentary produced by Cobain's daughter , which hits theaters today before premiering on HBO next month. With interviews from his parents, Courtney Love, and more, it offers an intimate look at the star who...

Cobain's Kid Prefers Oasis Over Nirvana

Frances Bean Cobain speaks out

(Newser) - Frances Bean Cobain made it to 22 years of age without speaking publicly about her famous father, but that changes now with a new Rolling Stone interview. Four of the best quotes from Cobain, who's the executive producer of the new documentary Kurt Cobain: Montage of Heck:
  • "I

Courtney Love, Other Celebs Boycott Dolce & Gabbana

After designers' comments on gay families

(Newser) - From the Oscars red carpet to the TV smash Empire, Dolce & Gabbana is everywhere in Hollywood. But might that soon change? Several celebrities have joined the boycott bandwagon launched by Elton John after fashion designers Domenico Dolce and Stefano Gabbana criticized same-sex parents and the use of in vitro...

9 Big Music Feuds
 9 Big Music Feuds 

9 Big Music Feuds

Even Taylor Swift gets into them

(Newser) - One of the songs on Taylor Swift's hugely popular 1989 is reportedly about Katy Perry—"Bad Blood," which includes the lyrics "Did you think we'd be fine? / Still got scars on my back from your knife," is rumored to be about Perry "...

7 Stars Who've Allegedly Shoplifted

These celebrities got caught red-handed

(Newser) - Even the most famous among us sometimes have a past: SheFinds rounds up celebrities who've been caught shoplifting. A sampling:
  • Lindsay Lohan was caught on video leaving a store wearing a $2,500 necklace she hadn't paid for—LiLo said she just borrowed it , but she ended up

Courtney Love's Next Gig: Opera Star

She's cast in a 'pop opera' next year

(Newser) - You probably did not see this one coming: Courtney Love has been cast ... in an opera. Specifically, Kansas City Choir Boy, which Rolling Stone calls a "pop opera." It will run from Jan. 8 to 17 in New York City, as part of the Prototype: Opera/Theater/Now Festival . "...

3 Crazy Celebrity Love Triangles

Or, in some cases, a shape that has more than 3 sides

(Newser) - The love triangle: a classic dilemma, and Hollywood has seen its fair share of them. rounds up five notable stories:
  • Elizabeth Taylor had already broken up one marriage (Eddie Fisher's) when she met Richard Burton. Seeing as Liz and Dick were both married to other people at

11 Celebs Who Bare All* on Social Media

*or, at least, almost all

(Newser) - Lindsay Lohan posted a topless photo to Instagram over the weekend, baring the PG-13 portion of her breasts alongside a male friend at the Cannes Film Festival. It wasn't her first time posting topless photos online—and she's not alone. These 10 other celebrities have also shown some...

9 Celebrities Behaving Badly on Social Media

Lil' Kim would like you to buy her a pricey baby gift...

(Newser) - Rihanna got into hot water this week after she mocked a young fan on Twitter . Alexis Carter, 16, wore a Rihanna-inspired outfit to her recent prom; her picture went viral, and Twitter users started comparing her to a bat thanks to the outfit's "wing-like attachments." Carter was...

Courtney Love, Not Cobain, Wrote Cruel Note: Author

'The handwriting is absolutely Courtney's': expert

(Newser) - One of the foremost experts on Kurt Cobain says the late grunge rocker did not pen a note mocking his wedding vows to fellow musician Courtney Love. Love herself wrote it, says Seattle author Charles Cross, who has written several books on Cobain. Cross says Love emailed him to say...

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