Kurt Cobain's 'B-tch With Zits' Note Actually Written by Courtney Love

Meanwhile, Courtney says Kurt "would have loved" Nirvana's female-fronted Hall of Fame reunion.

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A note found in Kurt Cobain's wallet apparently slamming Courtney Love that made headlines this week, was in fact written by Love, it has been reported (via Gigwise). See the full note below.

Earier this week, police released a note that was found in Kurt Cobain's wallet after his death - the content of which is not particularly flattering about his wife, Courtney Love. 20 years on from Cobain's suicide, Seattle Police have been releasing a string of evidence in their re-examination of the case, in order to reinforce their findings that his death was not suspicious or a murder.

However, now Mark Yam, the author of "Everybody Loves Our Town: An Oral History of Grunge," has unveiled the an image that shows that the note was just an excerpt of a longer letter that was actually written by Love.

The full letter reads: "Do you Kurt Cobain take Courtney Michelle Love to be your lawful shredded wife, even when she's a b-tch with zits and siphoning all [your] money for doping and whoring.

"Will you promise to f--k her at least once a week, O.K."

The news is sure to disappoint the many Kurt Cobain murder conspiracy theorists out there.

Meanwhile, Courtney Love has recently spoken about the Nirvana's reunion at Rock 'n' Roll Hall of Fame, giving nothing but kudos to an idea of Joan Jett/Kim Gordon/Lorde/St. Vincent-fronted band.

"Initially, I thought it was sexist, and a little bit ghettoising," Courtney told Pitchfork (via NME). "But then I was like, 'No, Kurt would have loved this.' And there's reality to it.

"Apparently, no high-profile dudes wanted to do it. It's interesting, isn't it?" she continued. "I mean, I don't know where Lorde is going. I like the St Vincent girl a lot - I looked at some of her YouTubes and I like her look, her attitude, her whole thing. She was pretty cool, especially for being as nervous as she probably was.

"But I am telling you - the Kim Gordon moment was so punk. Kim gave the punkest performance, the one that Kurt would've approved of the most. It was the punkest thing the Rock 'n' Roll Hall of Fame has ever seen. I was really proud of that."

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    You are tearing me apart Courtney!!!
    i deed not heet her.. i deed not
    oh, hi Mark
    So, anyway, how is your sex life?
    Someone said this the other day and everyone heckled them for being stupid
    And i was the main one. I got over 20 down-votes! But its okay UG-community, i forgive you all!
    I feel so proud for doubting that Kurt actually wrote this note. Now i can be all superior.
    "In recent news, Seattle police have discovered Courtney Love and Dave Mustaine joined together to kill Kurt Cobain. Click here to find out what Ted Nugent has to say about it"
    "Liam Gallagher also took the time to give his two cents on the subject via Twitter, this time with only two spelling errors."
    "Dave Gorhl was too busy passing out hugs to paraplegic children to be reached for comment but he did send the cure for cancer as an apology for being busy."
    "Jack White to release formula on vinyl record made of moon dust"
    This is the best UG comment thread ever.
    Thank you! I think it's pretty great. I'm proud to be a part of it actually. Next Wednesday question: best UG threads? I can't remember if they've already done it, but I know there are some good ones on here.
    "However, now Mark Yam, the author of "Everybody Loves Our Town: An Oral History of Grunge," has unveiled the an image that shows that the note was just an excerpt of a longer letter that was actually written by Love." UG editors and/or writers.. Read that out loud and then tell me why you have a job.
    Actually, I just clicked the link in the article, and learned that the entire thing, word for word, poor phrasing and typos included, was copy/pasted from another site. Which actually brings me right back to... Tell me why you guys have jobs.
    There's just no way a person can be surprised when the initial photo didn't even show the entire letter anyway.
    Very funny because when I read that I was a bit dissapointed in Kurt. "Lawfully shredded"??? Huh? Not much thought went into that.....
    I still dont like her
    So this comes out almost immediately after the Seattle PD say the handwriting of the letter, now supposedly written by Courtney, was consistent with that of Kurt's suicide note.. seems like a big detail to miss out of the article, and I'm one of the supposedly rare ones that really think it was a suicide.
    embarassing "kurt would love this, kurt would love that, kurt would approve of this and that, and hate that" shut up you frikking graverobber, Courtney!
    ...and no one was surprised. There were two front page articles on her yesterday, this one and one about her releasing a new song. Obvious publicity.
    i dont understand how this is supportive toward a suicide, and not the mound of evidence that has piled up toward a death under suspicious circumstances, as investigated by tom grant?
    my favorite part is when she totally discredited Lorde. Can't wait to hear about Lorde's whining teenager response.
    I thought that was her Handwriting. Very Comparable to Her Album America's Sweetheart insert slip (Handwritten Lyrics).