Courtney Love Admits Fraud

Her meltdown continues after admitted that she lied about Dave Grohl's death to get information on his credit card account.

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Courtney Love seems to have admitted to conducting serious fraud during a TV interview.

It follows a run of public outbursts and an apparent meltdown resulting from her anger that Dave Grohl and Krist Novoselic recently bought cars with their Nirvana money - which Love feels he doesn't deserve.

But how did she find out about the purchases? It seems Love has admitted it was down to some dirty phone tactics with the credit card company.

She made the concession during an interview with MTV Brasil (via Anitquiet), where the interviewer does not seem to realise the weight of Love's comments, which include a potentially racist remark:

"Last weekend I pretended that Krist and Dave had died in a horrible plane crash. I call American Express. If it's a fan at a bank or whatever, I'll get information. If it's a mean black lady, I'm not going to get any information," she said without hesitation.

"I get this fan, and I'm like, 'Oh, Dave and Krist died in a terrible plane crash."

According to Love, the Nirvana fan at the bank freely told her that Grohl bought an Aston Martin and Novoselic bought an $88,000 Lexus on their Nirvana credit cards.

Although Love gets a $1.5 million share of Nirvana royalties every year, she claims to only get "a cup of coffee" after lawyer fees and her daughter's share, which she feels is unfair considering Dave and Krist "never wrote a single note" for Nirvana. She does not claim to have written for Nirvana herself.

The comments suggest Love has attempted to extract banking information in this manner several times. We're not lawyers, but it doesn't sound like the most legal way to obtain information.

Faking identity in this was has been a hot topic in the UK where "phone hacking" and similar types of fraud were brought to prominence when one of Rupert Murdoch's tabloid papers used similar techniques to uncover stories on celebrities.

Love's admission seems to turn the tables and is the first example of a celebrity using these tricks for themselves.

Watch the video below from 13:40 to see the candid interview for yourself.

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    NBarry19
    "which she feels is unfair considering Dave and Krist 'never wrote a single note' for Nirvana." uh huh, right.
    getts182
    Prison may be the best form of detox for Courtney. Arrest her, for her own health.
    JustPhil
    "which she feels is unfair considering Dave and Krist 'never wrote a single note' for Nirvana." Marigold. Silly bitch.
    SkepsisMetal
    Only gets a cup of coffee? You dull bitch. Give up everything you own, get a 9-5 job, rent a top floor flat in the middle of the city, feed yourself and your daughter and try to live. Then you can comment on not having much money. You do jack shit to get that 1.5 million a year, so why should you even keep any of it?
    whaip
    Yes Love, I'm sure you did everything. Drums, Bass, Guitar, Vocals...oh,wait!
    Metallicuh
    lawyer fees
    stop suing people or getting yourself into shit and you won't have to pay fees now would you?
    jurnag12
    Jack Off Jill wrote: Didn't Dave write the riff to Scentless Apprentice?
    And Marigold, and parts of Smells Like Teen Spirit.
    Dallen_007
    bassplayer0895 wrote: i doubt that cuz of the wicked bassline for lounge act. seems to independent to be a line that was made by kurt and taught to the bassist. if its a band, then everyone pitches in. and thier drummer even moved on and made the foo fighters first tape on his own after death of Kurt. so i doubt its just a popular belief but he might have been the guy giving the most ideas.Metallicuh wrote: Cntrary to the popular belief that drummers and bassist make drum tracks and bass lines for nirvana songs, Kurt cobain wrote every beat and every note of every nirvana song
    Sarcasm?
    JB95
    What's her problem? Isn't 1.5 million enough? 1.5 million of dollars she don't have to lift a finger to get? I get sick of her.
    jurnag12
    after lawyer fees and her daughter's share
    Wait a minute, wasn't one of her unhinged complaints that her kid didn't get any money?
    institutions wrote: I feel bad for Kurt. He's been rolling over in his grave for years, and won't be able to stop until Courtney dies.
    Allow me to nitpick, but he was cremated, with his ashes scattered in a lake near Olympia,Washington.
    crazyhorse174
    bassplayer0895 wrote: this is sad though. i guess more to kinda back up Kirks death wasnt suicide
    Kirk?
    bassplayer0895
    i doubt that cuz of the wicked bassline for lounge act. seems to independent to be a line that was made by kurt and taught to the bassist. if its a band, then everyone pitches in. and thier drummer even moved on and made the foo fighters first tape on his own after death of Kurt. so i doubt its just a popular belief but he might have been the guy giving the most ideas.
    Metallicuh wrote: Cntrary to the popular belief that drummers and bassist make drum tracks and bass lines for nirvana songs, Kurt cobain wrote every beat and every note of every nirvana song
    Fred Bob
    she is obviously quite jealous of the Foo's success. The remark about Freudian move of having Taylor in the band because he looks like Kurt... Taylor and Dave ofter refer to each other as brothers...
    triface
    I don't know exactly what she's been up to, and while I've never really liked Nirvana or Cobain, I don't really hate them. But based on the influx of articles about her, geez, what an attention-seeking bitch.
    Root Beer
    bassplayer0895 wrote: this is sad though. i guess more to kinda back up Kirks death wasnt suicide
    Courtney Love killed Kirk Hammet? Wow...
    institutions
    I feel bad for Kurt. He's been rolling over in his grave for years, and won't be able to stop until Courtney dies.
    NoInnerKind
    'which she feels is unfair considering Dave and Krist "never wrote a single note" for Nirvana.' Sooo...which songs did she write?
    TheSilverBeatle
    maggotpulse23 wrote: why wont this bitch stop sucking up all the media!! Nrivana was a peice of shit, Cobain was a piece of shit and Fuckin Courtney is no different!!!
    Says the dude who's profile claims "metal is what I live and breathe" ...someone's still butt hurt over the grunge movement. Which by the way, took a lot of cue's from metal, Cobain loved Sabbath and described the bands sound as "The Kinks being molested by Black Sabbath"
    cyanide02
    jurnag12 wrote: institutions wrote: I feel bad for Kurt. He's been rolling over in his grave for years, and won't be able to stop until Courtney dies. Allow me to nitpick, but he was cremated, with his ashes scattered in a lake near Olympia,Washington.
    That was probably a cover story, Love probably snorted them thinking they were coke. Also, why is she running her mouth so much recently? Has she got a new album coming our or something? Usually celebs start doing stuff like this when they're about to release something new.
    Mainer
    Metallicuh wrote: Cntrary to the popular belief that drummers and bassist make drum tracks and bass lines for nirvana songs, Kurt cobain wrote every beat and every note of every nirvana song
    Umm...no...Dave wrote Marigold (A B-Side to "Heart Shaped Box") without any input from Kurt at all
    Trumpetblast
    In her defense, the price of coffee is too d*** high! All kidding aside, she's just stupid and needs to go away.
    tyler_j
    JustPhil wrote: "which she feels is unfair considering Dave and Krist 'never wrote a single note' for Nirvana." Marigold. Silly bitch.
    Came here to post just that.
    captainperoxide
    Some asshat is downvoting all the anti-Courtney comments. I hope you're aware that you're not making Courtney any less of a money-grubbing junkie
    ds24601
    According to Love, the Nirvana fan at the bank freely told her that Grohl bought an Aston Martin and Novoselic bought an $88,000 Lexus on their Nirvana credit cards.
    So what? They worked hard to earn that money and they can spend it however they like.
    ande1737
    This is why Kurt blew his head off with a shotgun. What a crazy bitch!
    zeppelin1234
    For starters, Dave and Krist actually WERE part of the band... Of course they deserve the money.
    Gee Halen
    You know what? Courtney Love should make a record with Lou Reed and then go on tour with Guns 'n' Roses. Headlines solved for decades.
    DickHardwood
    Actually I believe in the initial post that she said they didn't write a word not a note..still idiotic though.And she's a useless,untalented leech who clings on publicity..her mind is half baked by drugs anyway,nobody should take her seriously..Frances should have taken ALL of her share,imo.
    cilli
    sounds like someone's pissed off cuz her band still after 20 years is GARBAGE! (even garbage sounds better)... foos are the biggest band in the world... and her's... fell through a ****ing HOLE! ... so if Kurt's mother & sister are sub-poverty, why aren't YOU ****ing helping them? If you care enough about them to make them the backbone of your argument then you should be the one putting the lady's door back up, or repair her boiler... or just simply putting a roof over his sisters head? I wonder if she's getting her coffee ground from gold nuggets at starbucks lol... f-ing loser
    axeldarkman420
    maggotpulse23 wrote: why wont this bitch stop sucking up all the media!! Nrivana was a peice of shit, Cobain was a piece of shit and Fuckin Courtney is no different!!!
    +1
    TheSilverBeatle
    No objective journalism necessary, she doesn't deserve it. Krist and Dave never wrote a single note? Pretty sure Kurt didn't write the basslines or the drum parts (which she's got me there, drums don't have notes, damn!). Not to mention Marigold, which was the b-side to Heart Shaped Box, so there's one whole Nirvana song written by Grohl, but Courtney's too high to actually check her facts or know anything about the band. My favourite part is how in the previous article about the whole meltdown on stage she refers to her Daughter as "his kid" ... maybe it's just me but I don't think any loving mother would refer to their daughter as their husband's kid, my kid would have been appropriate. And am I the only one who imagines some shiny black credit card with the yellow squiggly smiley face on it when they say "Nirvana credit card?"
    Battman1993
    So..Dave and Krist deserve nothing even though they wrote actual songs? And Courtney you think you deserve all the money just because you spread your legs for Kurt? I think death is the only detox for her..I wish murder was legal, I'd kill her myself.