“Some beautiful blond, tragic, gorgeous actor boy is hitting on me, and why? He wants to play Kurt. So I am moving that over to the agency side. I am not Cecil B. DeMille or anything like that.”
Courtney Love’s music career has been the subject of recent reevaluating, considering her impact on women in rock, and the general conclusion has been that her and her band Hole might deserve more credit than they commonly receive. Now, her acting career could be up for the same historic revision.
“He wrote to every major, minor label: ‘We’ll pay. Let us be on your label.’ He was desperate to be the biggest rock star in the world. But he made it look like it was thrust upon him.”
Dolly Parton, Metallica, Loretta Lynn — all of these things are like the other in some way, and Courtney Love wants to add her name to the list.
That note found in Kurt Cobain’s wallet at the Nirvana frontman’s death scene? Written by Courtney Love.
No one is as good at telling the world go to f— itself as Courtney Love. That seems to be the sentiment she’s going for with her video for “You Know My Name,” an extension of the sentiment in the song’s lyrics.
The note was found in Cobain’s wallet after his body was discovered on April 8, 1994, logged into evidence in the Seattle Police Department case file, and never made public until now.