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Courtney Love Tried To Hire A Company To Remove Her Negative Online Stories

5/4/2012 8:34am EDT
Courtney Love
Courtney Love has taken on advisers to help her with social networking after a number of online disasters.

The Hole star, who was embroiled in a lawsuit over her posts last year, admits she is "not a social network genius" and has been relying on others for help with her internet profile.

She tells, "I'm not a social network genius, as evidenced by being the first and only person ever to have a Twitter lawsuit. At the time that lawsuit happened, I didn't even really fully get what Twitter was for or how it worked. I know this investor guy who's very serious abou...

Hole's Eric Erlandson Plays Down New Kurt Cobain Songs Rumor

5/2/2012 12:52pm EDT
Eric Erlandson
Hole rocker Eric Erlandson has played down reports his pal Kurt Cobain recorded an album of unheard songs before he died.

Fans of the late Nirvana frontman were sent into a frenzy last month when Erlandson apparently suggested Cobain had laid down demo tracks for an album's worth of new material before his death in 1994.

But now the guitarist has spoken out to clarify his comments, insisting the Smells Like Teen Spirit star was merely working on "ideas" and had only recorded snippets of songs on primitive equipment in his bedroom.

Erlandson tells NME, "I never used the word demo and I...

Courtney Love's Latest Attorneys Want To Drop Her As A Client

4/24/2012 9:45pm EDT
Courtney Love
Lawyers representing embattled rocker Courtney Love in a legal fight with her former attorneys have asked a Los Angeles judge to release them from the case after losing contact with the star.

The former Hole frontwoman was sued by bosses at Gordon & Holmes last year over claims she damaged the California firm's reputation with comments she allegedly made on

According to the suit, Love became upset with company partner Rhonda Holmes after she asked the star to refrain from "any and all substance abuse."

The singer allegedly fired her legal team and the attorneys declined to...

Courtney Love Reunites With Hole For An Impromptu Concert

4/16/2012 8:41am EDT
Courtney Love
Courtney Love reunited with her original Hole band mate Eric Erlandson for a one-off surprise gig in New York on Friday.

Love and Erlandson teamed up with iconic former members Melissa Auf der Maur and Patty Schemel for the show in Williamsburg, Brooklyn following a screening of a documentary about Schemel.

The impromptu gig marked the first time all four stars have performed together since 1999, and they delighted fans by playing two songs, Miss World and Over The Edge, reports music website Stereo Gum.

Speaking to fans, Love declared, "I know, it's a nice moment," before regaling th...

Courtney Love 'Sorry' She Believed Gossip About Her Daughter & David Grohl

4/15/2012 7:39pm EDT
Courtney Love
Courtney Love has offered an apology to her estranged daughter after she tweeted about a rumored romance between the teen and her late father's Nirvana bandmate Dave Grohl.

The Hole frontwoman raised eyebrows with a post on Twitter in which she accused Foo Fighters star Grohl of seducing her daughter Frances Bean Cobain, writing, "I hear from frannies (Frances') roommate that Dave Grohl hit on Frances, and that she was curious, I'm not mad at her, him I am about to shoot, dead."

Both Grohl and Cobain vehemently denied the rumor, with the rocker insisting her allegations were "upsetting, o...

Courtney Love Escalates Dave Grohl Feud, Accuses Him Of 'Hitting On' Frances Bean

4/12/2012 8:57am EDT
Courtney Love
Courtney Love has stepped up her war of words with Dave Grohl by accusing the rocker of destroying Kurt Cobain's memory by allowing a Nirvana song to be used in The Muppets movie.

The Foo Fighters frontman, who played in Nirvana with Love's late husband Cobain, was forced to defend himself this week after the Hole star claimed he had "hit on" her teenage daughter Frances Bean Cobain.

Grohl vehemently denied the allegations, branding Love's comments "another hateful Twitter rant," and the blonde star has now hit back by accusing her adversary of staining Cobain's legacy by letting Smells...

Jack Black Defends Muppets Over Courtney Love's 'Raping Kurt Cobain's Memory' Comment

3/16/2012 8:44am EDT
Jack Black
Jack Black has come to the defense of The Muppets after Courtney Love reportedly accused the popular puppets of destroying Kurt Cobain's legacy by covering a Nirvana song in the latest movie.

The Hole star was said to be fuming to discover Smells Like Teen Spirit was used in The Muppets film in a scene featuring Black, and is reported to have told pals the cover was "raping" her late husband's work.

However, Black is adamant no offense was intended as he is a big fan of the Nirvana frontman.

He tells E! Online, "I beg to differ... That's absurd, absurd, absurd... I personally hold no ...

Bono Helps Courtney Love Land New New York Condo

3/12/2012 9:12pm EDT
U2 star Bono has helped Courtney Love land a condominium in New York's trendy Nolita neighbourhood - she used his name as a reference.

The Hole rocker now has a new Manhattan address after being evicted from a West Village townhouse - and she has the "One" singer to thank.

Bono wrote her "a paragraph" after her new landlord asked her for a character reference.

Love tells the New York Daily News she loves her new pad, but admits she has already upset another tenant - a pregnant neighbor complained about the noise she was making.

She explains, "I've never gotten a noise complaint. It soun...

Daughter Says Courtney Love 'Exists' On Xanax, Adderall, Sonata, Abilify, Sugar And Cigarettes

2/2/2012 9:40pm EST
Courtney Love
Kurt Cobain's daughter Frances Bean accused her mother Courtney Love of killing two of her childhood pets as part of a restraining order she sought against the Hole star in 2009.

The newly-published details from the then-17 year old's deposition allege a cat died after it became entangled in fabric and papers left lying around by Love. Frances Bean also claims a dog passed away after ingesting her mother's prescription medication.

The deposition has been made public in new book, Courtney Comes Clean.

Author Maer Roshan was given copies of the sealed deposition papers that were drafted wh...

Courtney Love No Longer Facing Eviction From New York City Home

1/19/2012 9:32pm EST
Courtney Love
A landlord's bid to evict Courtney Love from her New York City townhouse has been thrown out by a judge.

The Hole frontwoman moved into the Manhattan apartment last year but the building's owner Donna Lyon later launched a court battle against the star, claiming she owed more than $50,000 in back rent.

But Love has triumphed after chalking up a legal victory - a judge has dismissed the case.

According to, the singer made arrangements with Lyon to alter her payment plan after her lease was signed and she proceeded to follow the new schedule, even though the landlord later decided ...

Courtney Love Slams 'Vicious' Landlord For Launching 'Weird' Eviction Battle

12/23/2011 8:15am EST
Courtney Love
Rocker Courtney Love has blasted her "vicious" landlord for launching a court battle to evict her from her New York home, insisting the legal action is "weird as heck."

The Hole frontwoman moved into the Manhattan townhouse earlier this year but the building's owner Donna Lyon is fighting to evict the star, claiming she owes more than $50,000 in rent.

Lyon has also complained about the singer re-decorating the property without permission, but Love insists she's only taking advantage of a clause in their contract which allows her to make changes to the interior design.

Ranting about the l...

Courtney Love Slams Unpaid Rent Claims

12/16/2011 11:10am EST
Courtney Love
Courtney Love has slammed allegations she's facing eviction from her New York home after falling behind on her rent and changing the decor without permission.

The Hole rocker moved into the Manhattan townhouse earlier this year but the building's owner Donna Lyon is preparing for a legal battle with Love over claims she owes more than $50,000 in rent.

Lyon also alleges the singer re-decorated the home without permission, but Love has spoken out to dismiss her claims.

The rocker tells New York Post gossip column PageSix, "I haven't fallen behind on the rent - I have been paying month to...

Courtney Love Facing Eviction From Her NYC Home

12/15/2011 8:34am EST
Courtney Love
Courtney Love is facing eviction from her New York home after infuriating her landlady by allegedly falling behind on her rent and changing the decor without permission.

The Hole rocker moved into the Manhattan townhouse earlier this year and she hit headlines in June when a candle set her curtains on fire and caused a small blaze.

The building's owner Donna Lyon is now preparing for a legal battle with Love over allegations she owes more than $50,000 in rent.

Lyon tells the New York Post, "It was decorated by the previous owner, interior designer Steven Gambrel. One of the requirement...

Courtney Love Storms Off Stage Over Fan Holding Up Kurt Cobain Photo

11/14/2011 12:42pm EST
Courtney Love
Courtney Love stormed off stage during Hole's appearance at Brazil's SWU festival on Sunday after an audience member held up a picture of her late husband Kurt Cobain.

The outspoken rocker halted her set at the Sao Paulo event to call out a concert-goer in the crowd brandishing a photo of the Nirvana frontman, who took his own life in 1994.

She shouted, "I don't need to see a picture of Kurt, a**hole, and I'm going to have you f**king removed if you keep holding that up. I'm not Kurt, I have to live with his f**king s**t and his ghost and his kid every day. Throwing that up is stupid an...

Courtney Love Ordered To Pay More Than $100,000 For Lost Jewelry

10/19/2011 12:52pm EDT
Courtney Love
A judge in New York has ruled Courtney Love responsible for a collection of expensive jewelry which went missing after she borrowed it for a public appearance.

The Hole star was sued by Jacob & Co. boss Jacob Arabo last year over claims the company lent her two diamond chains, a bracelet and a pair of earrings, worth more than $100,000, which were never returned.

Love alleges she gave the items to staff at New York's Mercer Hotel with instructions to return them to Jacob & Co., claiming the workers successfully returned the bracelet but lost a bag containing the other items.


Courtney Love Pulls Hole Out Of Festival Down Under

10/18/2011 12:43pm EDT
Courtney Love
Courtney Love has axed Hole's slot at Australia's upcoming Soundwave music festival after she was left infuriated when promoters booked Limp Bizkit and placed the rockers above them in the line-up.

Hole were due to perform alongside Slipknot, System Of A Down and You Me At Six at the event next year, but after finding out their place on the bill, Love cancelled the show.

According to, Love sent a message to festival promoter A.J. Maddah, writing, "What bl**dy flight of crazed fancy made you think we'd open for Limp Bizkit dude? No offense, that's nuts."

However, Maddah hit bac...

19-Year-Old Frances Bean Cobain Buys A Hollywood Hills Home With Trust Fund Money

10/5/2011 2:00pm EDT
Frances Bean Cobain Hollywood Home
Kurt Cobain's daughter Frances Bean, 19, recently purchased a Hollywood Hills home for $1.82 million using her multi-million dollar trust fund savings. Good for her! She deserves to benefit from her father's estate.

We're sure there's a lot more money in the pot. Her mother Courtney Love was offered a staggering $162 million for her majority stake in Nirvana's back catalog back in May 2010. In 2006, the Hole rocker sold off 25 percent of the "End of Music" catalog, earning $50 million from the deal.

Courtney is writing an autobiography that is expected to include details about her straine...

Courtney Love To Pen Her Memoirs

9/29/2011 8:41pm EDT
Courtney Love
Courtney Love is to open up about her marriage to Kurt Cobain, her family problems and drug issues in a new memoir.

The 47-year-old Hole star has signed a book deal with publisher William Morrow.

The untitled tome will be written with author Anthony Bozza.

Love hopes to use the autobiography to set the story straight about her drug problems and strained relationship with her daughter, Frances Bean, who was placed in the care of her grandmother, Wendy O'Connor, in December, 2009, as Love battled a series of legal and drug woes.

Publishers expect the tell-all to be a big hit and William M...

Courtney Love Burns Herself In House Fire

6/24/2011 8:37am EDT
Courtney Love
Courtney Love has been injured in a house fire in New York. Firefighters called to the rocker's West Village home believe the blaze was sparked by a candle which ignited curtains in the bedroom of the property on Thursday morning.

Love reportedly tried to put the fire out and burned herself in the process.

By the time emergency service officials arrived on the scene the fire had been extinguished.

The Hole singer was treated for burns on her hands at the scene. She wasn't hospitalized.

Courtney Love Ordered To Pay $35,000 To Two Former Maids

5/31/2011 8:30am EDT
Courtney Love
Courtney Love has been forced to hand over more than $35,000 to two former maids who accused the Hole rocker of failing to pay their wages.

The two ex-staff members filed suit against Love claiming the star had not paid them for cleaning her home for several years.

They took their battle to a court in Beverly Hills, California and won the suit, with the judge ordering Love to pay the pair - known only as Miriam and Myrium - $16,632 and $19,137 respectively, according to

However, the ruling is not the end of Love's legal woes - she is being sued by her former attorney over com...

Courtney Love: 'I Don't Do Crack Anymore'

5/25/2011 9:44am EDT
Courtney Love
Courtney Love is sick of other celebrities teasing her about her troubled past and is resolute to shake off her reputation as a "drug freak".

The Hole singer struggled with drug and alcohol addiction in the past, but even though Love is now clean, she is still battling the "stigma" of her former troubles. She has endured nasty comments from other stars, including Kelly Osbourne and Joan Rivers, and the rocker is adamant their jibes hurt because has worked hard to turn her life around.

She tells, "I've been maligned as this drug freak for years, and I'm getting tired of it. Th...

Courtney Love May Be Dating Michael Pitt, Who Played Kurt Cobain In Film

5/10/2011 11:30am EDT
Courtney Love & Michael Pitt
Courtney Love has been linked to an actor who once played a character based on her late husband Kurt Cobain.

The Hole rocker, who was widowed when Cobain died in 1994, is rumored to be dating Michael Pitt, 30, after pictures of the pair together emerged online. The snaps, which appear to have been taken by the stars themselves, show them staring into each other's eyes, while Love, 46, is seen affectionately ruffling Pitt's hair and stroking his face.

Pitt played a character based on the late Nirvana frontman in Gus Van Sant's 2005 movie "Last Days", a fictionalized account of Cobain's fin...

Courtney Love Blames An Impostor For Latest Twitter Rant

3/21/2011 9:03am EDT
Courtney Love
Rocker Courtney Love has blamed an impostor for using her name to insult Chelsea Handler on, insisting she no longer has an account with the microblogging site.

A user purporting to be Love, under the handle Cloverxxxlove, launched a vicious virtual rant against comedienne Handler, writing: "I think you are a leathery idiot and rude. And beyond stupid," before branding her a "mainstream zzzzlister" with a "man face".

However, the Hole frontwoman is adamant she would never insult her pal Handler.

She tells New York Post gossip column Page Six, "(It's) absolutely not me. I w...

Courtney Love Considered Snorting Kurt Cobain's Ashes

3/16/2011 11:45pm EDT
Courtney Love
Courtney Love considered snorting her late husband Kurt Cobain's ashes in the weeks following the Nirvana star's suicide, according to the author of a new book.

Music journalist Neil Strauss alleges he was with the Hole singer in Los Angeles when she 'introduced' him to the cremated ashes of the rock icon.

And, in his just-released collection of rock interviews, the writer claims Love suggested snorting the remains up her nose.

Strauss insists the rocker was "serious when she made the suggestion."

According to his new book, Love said, "Too bad you don't do coke. Otherwise I'd suggest ta...

Courtney Love's Twitter Account Suspended

1/10/2011 8:48am EST
Courtney Love
Courtney Love's Twitter account has been taken offline as the rocker prepares to go to court to fight allegations she defamed a fashion designer on the website.

The Hole star has been sued by Dawn Simorangkir, who alleges Love damaged her reputation with a series of angry 'Tweets' in March, 2009.

Attorneys for both sides are due to appear at a mandatory settlement conference in Los Angeles later this week, and will go to trial next month if an agreement is not reached.

Love's account on the site has now been removed as her lawyers prepare to go into action.

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Courtney Love Sued Over Borrowed Jewelry

11/23/2010 8:19am EST
Courtney Love
Courtney Love is facing a lawsuit from a jeweler who alleges the singer failed to return a haul of gems she borrowed in September.

Bosses at New York's Jacob & Co. claim the Hole frontwoman was loaned $114,000 of jewelry, including two white gold and diamond chains, a white gold bracelet and a pair of white gold and diamond earrings.

Love is said to have returned the bracelet but has yet to give back the other items, according to a lawsuit filed on Monday.

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Courtney Love: 'I Don't Want To Be Controversial Anymore'

10/29/2010 4:19pm EDT
Courtney Love
Courtney Love put on a strange performance at a charity event in Los Angeles on Wednesday night, which ended in her begging the audience for "help".

The Hole star put on a show at the amFAR Inspiration Gala benefit at the city's Chateau Marmont hotel, covering tracks including Lady Gaga's Bad Romance and Like a Prayer by Madonna.

She forgot the words to her songs several times during the shambolic set, which was peppered with curse words, and the singer accidentally gave the audience a shock when her breasts slipped out of her dress, according to E! Online.

Love ended by appealing to ...

The Always Classy Courtney Love Flashes Her Underwear, Flicks Off Photographers

10/28/2010 12:00pm EDT
Courtney Love
Courtney Love wore a very short dress, revealing her undies while shopping in West Hollywood yesterday.

The rocker stopped at the Pascal Mouawad and purchased an 18KT rose ring, 18KT diamond earrings, 18KT diamond hoop earrings, 18KT diamond lariat necklace, and 18KT diamond bangle.

Afterwards, Love flicked off photographers and headed to Decades Decades to purchase accompanying clothing items to wear to the AMFAR event on the red carpet and during her performance.

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Courtney Love Quits Twitter After Nude Photo Catastrophe

10/6/2010 2:35pm EDT
Courtney Love
Rocker Courtney Love has quit after accidentally publishing a nearly-nude photo of herself on the website.

The Hole frontwoman logged on to social networking site Twitter last week and shocked thousands of followers by posting a link to a topless picture of herself writhing in a chair. The embarrassed star reached out to her fans on Tuesday, admitting the steamy image was meant to be private - and the incident has prompted her to close down her profile.

Posting her final tweet from @CourtneyLoveUK, she wrote, "I'm off twitter, that photo was meant for a boy friend." Love di...

Courtney Love Looks Healthy & Sexy At The 'Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps' Premiere

9/21/2010 2:15pm EDT
Courtney Love
Courtney Love showed off her toned body at the "Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps" premiere in New York on Monday. The Hole singer wore a long, slim fitting red dress that revealed a little bit of cleavage. We think she looks rather good. What do you think?

The wild star recently landed on a new end-of-summer survey by Parade magazine. She was included on the "Glad I'm Not Your Assistant" list along with Lindsay Lohan and Lady Gaga.

Meanwhile, Billy Corgan has reignited his war of words with Courtney, insisting she's "an idiot" for continuing to criticize him. The Smashing Pumpkins rocker...