Courtney Love Blames Journalist For Kurt Cobain's Death

Courtney Love claims journalist Lynn Hirschberg was the final straw which tipped her late-husband Kurt Cobain over the edge and pushed him towards suicide.

Courtney Love Blames Journalist For Kurt Cobain's Death
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Courtney Love has taken aim and unloaded both barrels at a host of targets including journalist Lynn Hirschberg who she claims was the final straw which tipped her late-husband Kurt Cobain over the edge and pushed him towards suicide. The Hole singer also claims to have lost an eye-watering $900 million at the hands of unscrupulous lawyers who left her so skint she and her and Kurt's daughter Frances Bean were forced to move in with a relative. In an astonishing interview with The Fix Love also fires back at Kelly Osbourne for calling her a "crackhead" but admits her struggles with drug addiction are not over after she was recently tempted into taking a "bump" of cocaine. When asked when she first realised her drug use had become a problem Love told The Fix: "When I was pregnant with Frances. When my doctor informed me I was having a baby, I knew I had to get clean real quick. I checked in to a hospital to detox. But then my world was turned upside down by a very bitter, very ugly woman named Lynn Hirschberg, who published an article about Kurt and me in Vanity Fair." "She is famous for doing hatchet pieces on other women and blow-jobs on famous Jewish men. She's constantly falling in love with celebrities like Rick Rubin, Quentin Tarantino, Harvey Weinstein, and Jerry Seinfeld. In fact, she was fired from Vanity Fair because she sent Jerry Seinfeld an article she had written about him and allowed him to edit it before it appeared in the magazine. She's a monster - that's all I can say. I don't have hate in my heart for anybody, but she's more responsible for my husband's death than anyone." "I went to rehab before her story came out. I had checked myself into Cedar-Sinai's chemical dependency centre to come down off of opiates. The guy who ran the unit at the time was an addict himself, and he offered me morphine to induce an abortion. I told him, 'I want this child. Are you out of your mind?' He told me, 'Oh, if you kick heroin, you'll miscarry anyway'. But you know what? I'm built like an ox. I wasn't about to lose my baby. She came out a few months later and she was beautiful and healthy and perfect." "I think the stress caused by Lynn Hirschberg's article had a lot more of an impact on her than anything I ever did. When that article came out, I'd been in a chemical dependency unit for a whole week! After I went home, Kurt was using a lot of heroin, so I usually spent the night with friends. I didn't stay around Kurt too much when I was pregnant. That whole episode made us drift apart." "Yes, it's true, I used heroin in the first three weeks of my pregnancy - but so f--king what!? I didn't even know I was pregnant at the time! I also took a few puffs on a cigarette when my belly was out to here, but most of those nine months, I walked around with nicotine patches all over my body. When you have a baby inside you, you're not going to do drugs or something stupid." When asked if blaming Hirschberg for her husband's suicide was unfair Love responded: "Stop being such an a-shole! Who do you think you are? Barbara F--king Walters? Go read that article again! Do you know what it's like when someone sets out to do a hit piece on you?" "As a writer, wouldn't it be your worst nightmare if you drove someone to suicide? I hope so. Because that's what Lynn Hirschberg did to Kurt, all right? She humiliated and emasculated him. She sent him over the edge. She deserves most of the blame for his death. Do you really want to challenge me on that fact?" Cobain took his own life in 1994 and Love admits she almost did the same after she claims she uncovered a trail of deceit and fraud which almost ruined her financially. She continued: "It was shortly after I found this huge box in my house, filled with fraudulent credit cards. There were hundreds and hundreds of them, all made out to different names and entities, and they were all being charged to me." "It was the first time I realised that I was being taken for a ride. My lawyers and accountants had literally stolen hundreds of millions from me right under my nose." "The whole thing sent me into a real tailspin. For a long time, it was all I could think about. I was spending all my days obsessively going through these documents, smoking crack, and getting high all the time." "You know, when Kurt died he left behind hundreds of millions of dollars. His estate earns more money every year than any other deceased musician in history. Even more than Elvis! But despite all this, at one point I was so broke that myself and Frances had to move in with my stepfather. These people were feasting on billions of dollars, and my child and I didn't have a dime." "After I figured out what was going on, I was determined to find a paper trail. I hired a forensic accountant to find out how all these fucking people had managed to screw me so royally. The strange thing is, while the drugs screwed me up in a lot of ways, they improved me in certain others. I've never been good with numbers, but when I was on crack I could do math really, really well. I became a fucking whiz at calculus. But I also became kind of psychotic, unfortunately." "You know, I've been through a lot of trauma, I've witnessed a lot of death. I've looked the devil in the eye. According to the London Times, I've had $900 million stolen from me. I've had my daughter metaphorically and literally kidnapped." "My husband's money is supporting a squad of corrupt lawyers who f--ked me over. It hasn't been easy. I can be eccentric, egotistic and temperamental. I can be a real bitch. But I also know that I'm a really good artist." "So do you really expect me to be well-adjusted all the time? Look at all these little stars - Britney and Lindsay and all the others. Being famous is a dangerous profession these days." Read the complete interview at Fix.com. Thanks for the report to RockAAA.com.

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    r6o6n666
    jrodgers wrote: Ultimate guitar please cut it out with this courtney love crap almost EVERY DAY
    i agree this is really pissing me off...
    Deathlock257
    that first sentence made me angry "Courtney Love has taken aim and unloaded both barrels at a host of targets..." That was not funny Ultimate-Guitar. That was a horrible joke =[
    SIEGE312
    "I've never been good with numbers, but when I was on crack I could do math really, really well." Sorry this made me laugh. But in all seriousness, UG, no one likes Courtney Love.
    jrodgers
    I'm simply making the point, and someone else alluded to this, that these daily courtney love stories, as well as stories about steven tyler's penis size and gay experimentation, I could go on and on..... are tabloid journalism. I don't like the direction the news articles on this site are heading, and would prefer relevent music information to be in its place. And for your information, I clicked on the article because it mentioned Kurt Cobain in the title, not realizing it was yet another instance of misleading titles. I also DO watch the real news, and I read news on this site to distract from how depressing the real news is. If I want to read about insane, eaten-up crackheads mouthing off to the world I'll pick up the National Enquirer
    GrungeHippie26
    After i read the first paragraph, i thought this was legit. And then i got the second, and once again its about money. Kurt was just an ATM to her. Im so dissapointed, but not suprised.
    RoboHendrix
    Fml, if you're going to spam us with Kurt-related news, put it under Kurt Cobain or Nirvana. Foo Fighters, Kiss and Courtney Love aren't the only bands in the world who have news worth reporting... In fact, most of the Kiss and Courtney "news" is crap for flashy magazines, not a guitar oriented website.
    jrodgers
    Ultimate guitar please cut it out with this courtney love crap almost EVERY DAY
    Lapidus
    oh and one last thing before I get kicked out from here, UG, Assume the shitstorm this kind of "news" generate or do not write it in the first place.
    strat0blaster
    Courtney Love is successfully trolling everyone in the media over... and over... and over... and over... and nobody realizes this? She's talentless and only famous because of what attachment she had to Cobain. Ignore her and she'll go away after a while. Knock it off, UG. This isn't relevant anymore.
    vonWerra
    Ahh, crack and math. Nothing I like better than sitting down with a nice big rock and cracking the ole' calculus text. Good times. Until you need to sell the text to buy more crack anyway.
    CronoMagus
    Lapidus wrote: god, if someone told me a few months ago I would miss the Mustaine news...
    Any Mustaine News is better than: Hetfield inducted into his old High Schools Hall of Fame.
    Veritas69
    Can we just get over the Kurt Cobain thing pl0x? He's dead, courtney love is a drug out old ***** and nothing short of someone supernatural force changing history its gonna stay that way till the end of ****ing time. Case Closed
    C.O.B.
    I kinda liked her on the drugs. At least then she made me laugh ocationly.
    C.O.B.
    MattTheMat wrote: Heard it here first kiddos, if you want to be good at math, just smoke a ton of crack.
    Who does crack? I do meth like a real man XD
    C.O.B.
    corey3815 wrote: "The strange thing is, while the drugs screwed me up in a lot of ways, they improved me in certain others. I've never been good with numbers, but when I was on crack I could do math really, really well. I became a ****ing whiz at calculus. But I also became kind of psychotic, unfortunately." I know it's been said before, but sweet jesus, this woman is nuts.
    If you would have paid attention in Health calss instead of doing crack in it you would find that Crack alters the mind! Holy shit! Bet that's a whole new consept. She is so ****ing stupid.
    DJJeffJamz
    she had kurt killed now she blames a journalist...what an attention grabbin who-r
    Caribousunking
    r6o6n666 wrote: jrodgers wrote: Ultimate guitar please cut it out with this courtney love crap almost EVERY DAY i agree this is really pissing me off...
    Can I make a suggestion that both of you have maybe over looked? You ready? ....drum roll... Don't click and read it. (And another thing, if this "news" pisses you off, I advise you to never read or watch the real news)
    Salvo416
    Philip_pepper wrote: I, for one, love Courtney Love news. It's like looking into the mind of a crazy person.
    Pretty much this, and btw she looks pretty dang ugly in that pic
    MattTheMat
    Heard it here first kiddos, if you want to be good at math, just smoke a ton of crack.
    Rattlehead2
    Lapidus wrote: do you realize that they erased the post where I said I missed the Mustaine news?? You can write that you want Courtney dead but not that, what a crap board and a crap site, the only thing worth somethin in here are the tabs the people upload.
    What the hell are you talking about, your previous post is still there, so stop crying. And this woman is full of sheit.
    Eifler121
    So it sounds like her drifting away from Kurt Cobain with his child had nothing to do with him wanting to die. Not that I miss him.
    lefty311
    It's interesting to hear how bad being famous (or involved with a famous person)can be. Just blood suckers all around... I kind of view this as blood suckers leaching off the biggest blood sucker of them all.
    FREAKAZOID_69
    MetalIsForever! wrote: How did she hire a forensic accountant if she "didn't have a dime"?
    How the f**k did she avoid to smoke crack everyday while broke!?! "But I also know that I'm a really good artist." - Yep, she's right on the crack messing her up.
    Pagan_Poetry
    "but admits her struggles with drug addiction are not over after she was recently tempted into taking a "bump" of cocaine." Ohhhh snap. So we were right. How many of us won bets? None of us? Right because no one bought her shit in the first place, and no one will buy this new interview shit now. Attention attention attention.
    corey3815
    "The strange thing is, while the drugs screwed me up in a lot of ways, they improved me in certain others. I've never been good with numbers, but when I was on crack I could do math really, really well. I became a ****ing whiz at calculus. But I also became kind of psychotic, unfortunately." I know it's been said before, but sweet jesus, this woman is nuts.
    placebic
    MetalIsForever! wrote: How did she hire a forensic accountant if she "didn't have a dime"?
    for crack.
    Slap-happy
    So she hasa a box full of credit cards that she didn't apply for in false names that were being charged to her account? Assuming this is all traceable why has she not brought those responsible up on charges? It would seem she has enough proof. As for the Vanity Fair article being responsible for Cobain's demise... Didn't the article come out nearly three years before he pulled the trigger? Love seems to be very good at blaming pretty much everyone other than herself. As mentioned above, Cobain wanted out. He needed rest from Nirvana - from most accounts the band had split prior to his death, it just hadn't been officially announced. Love had pressured him into accepting the headlining slot on the 1994 Lollapalooza tour - something he didn't want to do. Her bottom line? It was worth milions. Rumours, although there's pretty much only one person around who can either confirm or deny this (and let's face it, she's as mad as a bag of frogs on mushrooms) also abound at the time were that Cobain was seeking a divorce. Which would have meant one final (albeit large) payout for Love. Not trying to fuel the murder/conspiracy rumours, but he was worth far more dead than alive at that time and a sudden death meant that she had legal rights to claim his estate... The woman is a succubus.
    iwannabesedated
    Slap-happy wrote: So she hasa a box full of credit cards that she didn't apply for in false names that were being charged to her account? Assuming this is all traceable why has she not brought those responsible up on charges? It would seem she has enough proof. As for the Vanity Fair article being responsible for Cobain's demise... Didn't the article come out nearly three years before he pulled the trigger? Love seems to be very good at blaming pretty much everyone other than herself. As mentioned above, Cobain wanted out. He needed rest from Nirvana - from most accounts the band had split prior to his death, it just hadn't been officially announced. Love had pressured him into accepting the headlining slot on the 1994 Lollapalooza tour - something he didn't want to do. Her bottom line? It was worth milions. Rumours, although there's pretty much only one person around who can either confirm or deny this (and let's face it, she's as mad as a bag of frogs on mushrooms) also abound at the time were that Cobain was seeking a divorce. Which would have meant one final (albeit large) payout for Love. Not trying to fuel the murder/conspiracy rumours, but he was worth far more dead than alive at that time and a sudden death meant that she had legal rights to claim his estate... The woman is a succubus.
    It's a conspiracy!
    iwannabesedated
    At the very least, she's right about Hirschberg being a total bitch. Also, I still think deep down Courtney Love is a nice enough person (not to mention a good musician), she's just covering that person up in coked-up bitch.
    Lapidus
    god, if someone told me a few months ago I would miss the Mustaine news...
    Zacky-V-6661
    Courtney, the fact that Krist and Dave said that when Kurt tried getting away from you to get a break, but you kept digging your nails in him, and the fact he wanted a normal house and car but you demanded Kurt to get a mansion and a high end car, the things he hated, didn't push him towards suicide?
    killyerscene
    Ultimate Guitar. You sir are a gentleman and a scholar... wait. No you're not. this is TMZ-caliber crap news. I dont care how much crack she smokes, why she was shooting heroin, and if her lawyers stole 900$ MILLION Dollars, it's her fault for being too ****ing stoned to notice a Billion dollars of income missing. Why didnt you use your special-gettin-high powers?
    MonsterOfRock
    C'mon UG, enough is enough. This is a music/guitarist community and we come here for music/guitar news. Go ahead and cover news about obscure bands, promote bands not many has heard of, promote the evolution of music and not TMZ crap. You guys are in the position to do so. All I see nowadays is you guys are biting the feeding hand just to make a quick buck from web rating.