Fact: Rocker Courtney Love had a special treat lined up for Anna Faris when she joined the actress to record an episode of her podcast on Tuesday (16Aug16) - she performed in the House Bunny star's kitchen. Love set up and played a rendition of Never Go Hungry from Hole's 2010 album Nobody's Daughter for Faris and her husband Chris Pratt as part of the Anna Faris is Unqualified appearance. The rocker and actress seemed to like the get together so much she posted a clip of her impromptu song session on Instagram.
Tweet: "Happy birthday mum. Thanks for giving me life, for implementing the importance of good taste&for being a total weirdo". Kurt Cobain's daughter Frances Bean Cobain sent her mother, Courtney Love, a sweet tweet as the rocker celebrated her 51st birthday on Thursday (09Jul15).
Quote: "I just came back from Berlin. It's anguish. It's very moving. I've seen it now three times, and I'm probably not going to see it again. It's too much. People were in tears. The director, Brett Morgen, did a fantastic job on it. I trusted him completely and gave him the keys to my storage and said 'tell the truth'." Courtney Love is a big fan of Brett Morgen's new Kurt Cobain biopic, Kurt Cobain: Montage of Heck, after seeing the finished product at the Berlin International Film Festival.
Quote: "I have all these friends that know the producer, Lee Daniels, and a wonderful man and a great director... So many friends over the years have said, 'Get in touch with Lee.' I didn't wanna stalk him or anything, but I had this friend who one night said, 'Lee was talking about you last night. Here's his number', and so I texted him and a minute later he called me and he said, 'I think I have a role for you.' I mean, (it was) meant to be. It's crazy." Courtney Love reached out to filmmaker Lee Daniels on the advice of mutual pals after learning he was a big fan of her work. The call resulted in the rocker being cast in a recurring role in his new Tv drama series Empire.
Quote: "I kind of took the diva-ness of Mariah (Carey), who I know socially and really like, but she's always with four people. She's got a bodyguard and stuff like that, which I don't need. Mariah is her own universe and I adore her, but she's hilarious. (I also used) some of Whitney (Houston) and the tragedy of Whitney, a little (Amy) Winehouse... (and) a little Stevie (Nicks)... I always steal from Stevie anyway." Courtney Love on how she built her Elle Dallas character for Lee Daniels' music industry Tv drama Empire.
Quote: "We're friends again. We text and we're cool... I think you just get to an age where (you think), 'Why are we suing each other? Like really, honestly?' It just got stupid. Honestly, me and Dave Grohl, we had some gnarly times over the years and if we can make up, anyone can make up! And we're really cool now... (We realised) the energy's hurting (us) and the families and the kids, everyone." Courtney Love is grateful to have reconciled with her late husband Kurt Cobain's former Nirvana bandmate Dave Grohl after spending two decades fighting over the rights to the band's back catalogue.
Quote: "Her name is Elle Dallas... she sold 150 million records, thereabouts. I had to get into that diva headspace, because I don't know what that's like! She's also on a lot of drugs and I had to do a lot of research for that..." Rocker Courtney Love jokes about her preparation for her role in new U.S. Tv drama Empire.
Quote: "I can barely look (at him), he's like the sun, he's so sexy." Rocker Courtney Love has a crush on her Sons of Anarchy co-star Charlie Hunnam.
Quote: "She stops by more at my house. I don't think she likes me coming over unannounced so much... She comes over (for) Scandal." Courtney Love and her once-estranged daughter Frances Bean Cobain often get together to watch Tv drama Scandal now that they're neighbours - the rocker lives two blocks away from Cobain.
Quote: "So many are about me. Most of Siamese Dream is about me... (and) there's a song called Bodies that's on Melon Collie (and the Infinite Sadness)... They're not all about me; one's about me and Trent (Reznor), and how mad he (Billy Corgan) was about that, and that one's called Where Boys Fear To Tread." Courtney Love insists she inspired many of her former friend Billy Corgan's Smashing Pumpkins songs.
Tweet: "Happy birthday to my unorthodox/free spirited mother @Courtney thanks for teaching me to embrace creativity&survive". Courtney Love's daughter Frances Bean Cobain sends her mum a birthday message as she turns 50 on Wednesday (09Jul14). The 21 year old is Love's only child with late husband Kurt Cobain.
Tweet: "Soooooo me and @courtneylove made out tonight. Epic!" Wiz Khalifa's model wife Amber Rose puckered up for a kiss with rocker Courtney Love while partying at Chateau Marmont in Los Angeles on Sunday night (29Jun14). She also shared a snap of the pair posing with socialite Paris Hilton.
Quote: "His first muse out the gate was me! Everyone’s putting him on a pedestal right now... I met Riccardo downstairs at the Ritz Hotel in Paris, and he told me he wanted me as his muse... Then I got fat! Then I got on Atkins (diet) and I wasn’t fat anymore, so I could wear sample... Riccardo doesn’t make stuff for me anymore; he found Kim (Kardashian)! But I still love Riccardo, he’s a dear friend." Courtney Love has no hard feelings about getting cast aside as Givenchy designer Riccardo Tisci's go-to girl.
Quote: "I passed on a lot of stuff. I didn't have really good guidance and now I'm going to be 50 and I love rock 'n' roll and I love playing rock 'n' roll, but I want to go back to acting. You have to be so bloody pro-active to get a great agent." Courtney Love is considering making a return to acting.
Quote: "Obviously I wrote it. Don't you guys understand sarcasm?" Courtney Love confirms she wrote the nasty note, which police found in her late husband Kurt Cobain's wallet at the time of his death. The note, which detectives made public last month (Apr14), read: "Do you Kurt Cobain take Courtney Michelle Love to be your lawful shredded wife even when she's a b**ch with zits and siphoning all yr (your) money for doping and whoring."
Quote: "I once dated a billionaire, mostly because it was fun to say, 'I'm dating a billionaire', but we did not have the same taste in music, and it was doomed." Courtney Love on her past romance with an unnamed rich guy.
Quote: "I might still get it. The chick won a Tony for it. It was an unknown, out-of-the-blue, very feminist - but sexual - piece. I came so close, and the producer wanted me. But the director had equity and he didn't want me. Not because of acting capacity... but because of reputation." Hole star Courtney Love lost out on making her Broadway bow.
Quote: "Her boyfriend - my son-in-law - has an amazing band called the Eeries. It's Oasis-tinged, but so good." Courtney Love approves of her daughter Frances Bean's partner Isaiah Silva's band.
Quote: "I have a friend in London who lets me stay at his house... and I looked at his list... and it was all The Real Housewives, and I was like, 'Ok, I can read a book, or I can watch The Real Housewives of whatever. So I got stuck watching The Real Housewives of whatever. I tried all the different cities, and it was equally disgusting and awful each time." Rocker Courtney Love is not a fan of the reality Tv franchise.
Quote: "That was a mistake in 2010. Eric (Erlandson) was right - I kind of cheapened the name, even though I'm legally allowed to use it. I should save Hole for the line-up everybody wants to see and had the b**ls to put Nobody's Daughter (out) under my own name." Courtney Love regrets releasing her last album under the name of her band Hole.
Quote: "It was such a good night. I'm sad Frances was sick - she had a 102-degree fever, but then went to Coachella three days later. I was like, 'What are you doing?' I went over and put eucalyptus candles out and rubbed her little chest. She really missed out on a heavy night." Courtney Love enjoyed Nirvana's induction to the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame last month (Apr14), even though her daughter with Kurt Cobain was too ill to attend.
Quote: "I never sat in on rehearsals... Kurt thought Yoko was cool. He was an early adopter. He gave me a Yoko Ono box set when I was pregnant. Which I threw at his head. I wasn’t really a fan." Courtney Love dismisses Nirvana fan comparisons to Yoko Ono, the woman falsely accused of breaking up the Beatles.
Quote: "It’s more a play, conceived by a brilliant team. I can’t name names, but when you hear who is possibly involved, it takes on a new dimension. Otherwise it’s Vegas rubbish, and I will never allow it." Courtney Love on plans to turn her late husband Kurt Cobain's life story into a musical.
Quote: "We may have made out but there is no talk of marriage. It’s very frail, nothing might happen, and now the band are all flipping out with me." Rocker Courtney Love admits she has upset her bandmates by revealing Hole's classic line-up is together again an in rehearsals.
Quote: "I'm no expert but up close this does look like a plane and an oil slick... its (sic), like, a mile away (from) Pulau Perak, where they 'last' tracked it 5°39'08.5"N 98°50'38.0"E but what do I know?" Rocker Courtney Love is convinced she has discovered the location of missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, using online satellite imagery map website Tomnod. The Hole star posted an image of a body of water on her Facebook page on Monday (17Mar14) and scrawled the words 'Oil' and 'Plane' with arrows pointing to what she thinks is the wreckage. The flight vanished from radars on 8 March (14) with 239 people aboard.
Fact: Rocker Courtney Love is set to tour the U.K. for the first time in four years. The Hole frontwoman, who last performed in Britain in 2010, will kick off her eight-date trek at London's Shepherd's Bush Empire on 20 May (14).
Quote: "Most 15 year olds and 16 year olds get into huge things; ours was just spic and now it's terrific... She has a trust fund and trust finds attract lawyers and lawyers attract problems and that's just the reality." Rocker Courtney Love insists her relationship with once-estranged daughter Frances Bean Cobain is getting better.
Fact: Rocker Courtney Love will launch a new YouTube.com channel on St. Valentine's Day (14Feb14), giving fans an exclusive look at her hectic life.
Quote: "We're gonna go to the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame and I think we're all sitting at the same table." Courtney Love reveals she and former foe Dave Grohl will be sitting together when Nirvana are inducted into the Cleveland, Ohio music mecca in April (14). Kurt Cobain's widow and his former bandmate fell out years ago over the use of the late rocker's music.
Fact: Kurt Cobain and Courtney Love's daughter Frances Bean Cobain turned 21 on Sunday (18Aug13) and celebrated with a massive party. In a post on her Twitter.com page, she wrote, "Had a f**king amazing birthday bash getting crunk (partying) w/ (with) 25 members of the Scooby gang. Love my friends. Thnx (thanks) for coming out tonight fools."
Quote: "It's not just safe; I can organise my thoughts, and they're often visual. But sometimes it's addictive - it's 5am, what the f**k am I doing on Pinterest?" Rocker Courtney Love on her obsession with lifestyle website.
Quote: "My daughter had to tell me there's an In Utero anniversary (album) coming out. I don't pay attention to that s**t... I'm interested in the future. I respect the past, but not to the point that I want to sit and dwell on it." Courtney Love has no interest in her late husband Kurt Cobain's Nirvana anniversaries.
Tweet: "Comic Con. Year 6 b**ches. making it weird." Kurt Cobain and Courtney Love's daughter Frances Bean Cobain, who is a regular at the annual comic book convention in San Diego, California, celebrates the opening of this year's event on Thursday (18Jul13).
Quote: "It's a memoir without much sex in it. You'd think I was the Virgin Mary reading it." Singer Courtney Love warns fans her upcoming book will be less outrageous than they might expect.
Quote: "I'm actually thinking of going to Nyu to take a finance course and a lens course, so I can think about directing. I have a really good script, but I don't want to do it unless I really know how to work a camera." Former Hole rocker Courtney Love is keen to enrol in a few classes at New York University and try her hand at becoming a director.
Quote: "If I wanted to do one of those big money sell-out reunion things, you think I haven't been asked a million times? About as many times as I've been asked to do reality television - lots of times. And the answer is just gonna stay the same: N.O." Courtney Love has no plans to reform Hole or hit the reality Tv market.
Tweet: "On an official Twitter hiatus. Having every single tweet scrutinised, analysed & dissected is a bit too ridiculous for my taste. Bye t**tter." Kurt Cobain and Courtney Love's daughter Frances Bean Cobain bids farewell to the social networking site.
Quote: "If someone calls me ugly, it sort of rolls off my back because... It's not about looks, it's about attitude. I mean, you get laid on attitude..." Courtney Love brushes off AMANDA BYNES' Twitter attack after the rocker urged the troubled actress to "pull it together" only to be told she was "ugly".
Quote: "I watched the Vh1 special about me, Behind the Music - it got the highest ratings of any of them - but the last half hour was an absolute wash. It was just like, 'Why didn't she marry Ed Norton and become a movie star?' I wasn't ready to. I didn't want to." Courtney Love didn't like the questions her documentary special threw up about her life after her critically-acclaimed movie debut in The People vs. Larry Flynt.
Fact: Courtney Love took to the stage at the Sundance Film Festival in Utah on Monday (21Jan13) to perform with her new band. The set at the Star Bar in Park City included a rendition of Jay Z's track 99 Problems.
Fact: Courtney Love is to debut her new band at the Sundance Film Festival in Utah. The group will perform at the Star Bar in Park City on Monday night (21Jan13), just three days after her former nemesis Dave Grohl unveiled his new supergroup the Sound City Players at the festival.
Quote: "I'm not amused... Look, if John were alive it would be cool." Rocker Courtney Love is far from impressed by news Sir Paul MCCartney will be joining her late husband Kurt Cobain's Nirvana bandmates to perform at Wednesday night's (12Dec12) 12-12-12 The Concert for Sandy Relief in New York. The benefit marks Dave Grohl and Krist Novoselic's first show together in 20 years.
Fact: Al Pacino, Liev Schreiber, Naomi Watts, Courtney Love and Matt Dillon were among the stars who turned out to celebrate actor/moviemaker Fisher Stevens' birthday on Tuesday (27Nov12). The group joined the Short Circuit star for dinner at Pravda restaurant in New York City.
Tweet: "You do know the song is about my Vagina right...? On top of which some of the lyrics about my vagina I contributed. So umm next time you sing it, think about my vagina will you?" Courtney Love takes issue with Lana Del Rey's live rendition of Nirvana's Heart Shaped Box.
Tweet: "Thank you for all the birthday wishes, love you all, no wait, well most of you, yeah! xoxo off to chant, then cake maybe? of course cake!" Rocker Courtney Love is grateful for her birthday tweets as she marks turning 48 on Monday (09Jul12).
Quote: "I have nothing to do with her, don't want anything to do with her. Done. D-O-n-e in capital letters... I stood by her one too many times and, like anybody else who's stood by her, you get kicked in the teeth, that's it." Smashing Pumpkins star Billy Corgan is adamant he wants nothing more to do with his ex-lover and former pal Courtney Love.
Quote: "I haven't Googled myself in almost two months. No way. I make other people do it. That stuff is just so dark. My online persona is a disaster - that's not me... One top photo (online), I swear to God, is doctored. I'm not even on drugs in that picture... I have these really scary contacts in and it looks like I have herpes on my mouth or something... I usually take OK photos." Rocker Courtney Love tries to stay away from searching for stories and images of herself online.
Fact: Former Hole star Eric Erlandson has written a poetry book inspired by the death of Nirvana star Kuirt Cobain - the late husband of his one-time bandmate Courtney Love. The book will hit stores in April (12) just after the 18th anniversary of Cobain's death.
Quote: "The biggest celebrities and movers and shakers I know are also some of the worst alcoholics and drug addicts. But you'd never know it by looking at them. Now that I’m trying to stay sober, I try my best to stay away from that crowd, but it’s not always easy. These days, I’m very virginal when it comes to drugs." Courtney Love is determined to stay sober.
Quote: "I'm a very sexual person, but in general, I think sex is kind of overrated. Most of the guys I sleep with have tended to be actors and musicians and directors. And they tend to be lousy lays. " Courtney Love is always candid about her sex life.
Quote: "I would love to do a sex column. And I do occasionally have time to have sex. But mostly I do finances. I could write a financial column in my sleep." Hole rocker Courtney Love contemplates penning her own column.
Fact: Rocker Courtney Love has been made a non-executive officer for rock 'n' roll by the Oxford University Conservative Association. The Hole star was on hand to accept the honour at an event on Sunday night (23Jan11).
Quote: "The things I'm not very good at include casual sex, knitting, sewing, giving up smoking and playing hard to get when it's most important." Courtney Love on her failings.
Quote: "My greatest fashion regret is all the years taking drugs. That was a bad look!" Courtney Love is glad she changed her image.
Quote: "I'd like to be trusted again, like I was at one point. I'm not trusted right now. People don't want to get in trouble. They think that I am probably going to talk about things I shouldn't talk about, which I do a little bit, but I am really trying to be trusted again." Rocker Courtney Love is attempting to tame her wild ways.
Quote: "Right now, I'm too thin. (It makes me feel) way too vulnerable." Skinny rocker Courtney Love has vowed to gain weight.
Quote: "If you want to know which rehab to go to, ask me. I'm the Conde Nast Traveller guide to rehabs." Rock hellraiser Courtney Love knows all the best treatment centres.
Fact: Rocker Courtney Love is relaunching herself as a fashionista - she's set up a new blog documenting her personal style. The Hole frontwoman opened an account on social networking site Tumblr earlier this week (begs12Jul10) to show off her daily wardrobe picks on What Courtney Wore Today.
Quote: "Part of what makes me good at my job is I was built physically for it - you've gotta be hardy, you've gotta be able to stagedive and fight off big-a** f**king guys, you've gotta be able to play topless and feel like a f**king Amazon." Courtney Love insists she was destined to be a rock 'n' roller.
Quote: "The two guys in rock with the best noses were Axl Rose and Kurt Cobain and I certainly wasn't going to mate with Axl Rose... I was all about mating for a nose." Courtney Love on what drew her to Kurt Cobain.
Quote: "I became kind of famous in a celebutante, downtown, New York '80s way and it was misery itself. I hated it... I ended up in MCMinville, Oregon at a topless bar called Johnny's, where I even got recognised... I went to Alaska; I just stripped and shut up and simplified everything in my life, got rid of everything I owned." Courtney Love on life after her first taste of fame in 1987 flop movie STRAIGHT TO HELL.
Quote: "Courtney is an audiophile; she's a big fan of music. I'll text her with things that I've heard that I think she'll like. Whatever is in her past is in her past but I've always had a really good solid relationship with her." Green Day's Billie Joe Armstrong defends his friendship with Courtney Love.
Quote: "I've made the decision not to compete with Lady GaGa and Madonna. It's rock, not pop... there are no wardrobe changes in a rock show." Rocker Courtney Love defends her onstage style.
Quote: "When you're a widow of a suicide you always get some sort of blame, whereas widowers don't get quite as much. There's a huge amount of guilt that I feel." Rocker Courtney Love on the emotional weight of her husband Kurt Cobain's death since the former Nirvana frontman was found dead in his Seattle, Washington home in 1994.
Quote: "I'm a stable person. I'm steady as a rock. I can be counted on to show up, I can be counted on to be loyal, I can be counted on to be honourable. Even when I was on drugs - I am stable in the sense that I am there for the people that I love." Sober Hole rocker Courtney Love is adamant she maintained a sense of stability even through her years of drug addiction.
Quote: "We were talking about this - and since I'm the greatest f**k in the world and she's 'sexual napalm', we should get together and make sexual nuke." Hole rocker Courtney Love wants to combine sexual forces with pop singer Jessica Simpson, who was dubbed electric in bed by her ex-boyfriend, John Mayer.
Quote: "I am not anybody's daughter, my mother was nobody's daughter - she was adopted, my grandmother was put in the Hollywood orphanage and obviously (my daughter) Frances is somebody's daughter and she's trying to be nobody's daughter." Courtney Love explains the title of the new Hole album, Nobody's Daughter.
Quote: "I was never pretty. Pretty girls just lie there. Us girls who grew up a little more homely have to try a lot harder. That's why pretty girls never threaten me - it's like, yeah, you want to take me on? Take me on. Go for it." Courtney Love explains why she's great in bed.
Quote: "Andy DICk slipped me something... I got in so much trouble for that night... I went away after that and they made me better." Rocker Courtney Love insists she wasn't herself at Pamela Anderson's Comedy Central Roast in 2005.
Quote: "It takes a village for me, honestly. I have a psychopharma therapist, I have a psychiatrist, I have therapists on the west coast and east coast... I have a life coach. I have four members in a band. I have a crew. I have a vocal coach. I have a lot." Rocker Courtney Love relies on a large number of minders to stay sober.
Quote: "There's Ryan Gosling and then there's James McAvoy. They're both really good. I watch them on different chat shows to see what they're really like." Rocker Courtney Love is dissecting the actors' behaviour before assigning the coveted role of her late husband Kurt Cobain in a new biopic.
Quote: "She knows she can’t have a drug problem... Maybe she likes a little herb reef... once in a while, whatever, but that’s cool... as long as she didn’t do it in front of me. And unfortunately, she does smoke. She didn’t have a lot of chances with that." Courtney Love on estranged daughter Frances Bean Cobain's marijuana and nicotine habits.
Fact: Courtney Love is to perform a free Hole gig for 200 lucky fans later this month (26Apr10) to celebrate the launch of the band's new album Nobody's Daughter. The first 200 fans to purchase the CD at a special signing at U.S. retailer Best Buy in Union Square, New York will receive access to the gig.
Quote: "It's a really bad thing, I'm a terrible celebrity. I'm a good rock musician, I am one suck-a** celebrity, though. It's OK; I would rather be good at what I do and a terrible celebrity than a good celebrity and suck at what I do." Courtney Love is happy with her place in the music industry.
Quote: "I'd love to have another kid, that'd be awesome." Rocker Courtney Love wants a brother or sister for her daughter FRANCES BEAN COBAIN.
Quote: "I have no interest in supporting her in any way, shape or form. You can't throw enough things down the abyss with a person like that." Smashing Pumpkins star Billy Corgan still dislikes his former pal Courtney Love.
Fact: For her first 15 years, Courtney Love had dual nationality in America and Britain.
Quote: "There is no Courtney Harrison. If someone were to write a biography of me you would find that there is no birth certificate bearing the name Courtney Harrison and my mother went through a custody battle - I was born into custody battles." Courtney Love attempts to clear up the mystery about her birth name.
Quote: "One time Frances was being mean and said, 'What are you going to do if the record fails?' Well, Frances, it can't fail because I love it and I've worked really hard to make sure I love it." Courtney Love's estranged daughter FRANCES BEAN has expressed doubts over the Hole rocker's music comeback.
Quote: "She cursed us. She's always had demonic powers." Courtney Love accuses her former mother-in-law, late husband Kurt Cobain's mother WENDY O'CONNOR, of ruining her life. O'Connor currently has legal custody of the rocker's teenage daughter, Frances Bean.
Quote: "I took (sleeping pill) Ambien for a few years, but I hated waking up with f**king eggs benedict on my face and a 1,000-page letter I didn't remember writing." Courtney Love prefers bouts of insomnia to sleeping pills.
Quote: "One time, Frances was being mean and said, 'What are you going to do if the record fails?' (I said), 'Well, Frances, it can't fail because I love it, and I've worked really hard to make sure that I love it.'" Courtney Love's estranged daughter, Frances Bean, doesn't share her mother's enthusiasm for her upcoming Hole comeback album, Nobody's Daughter.
Quote: "I married a guy, he killed himself, I inherited everything. That's the way it goes." Courtney Love is blunt when it comes to discussing how she inherited her late husband Kurt Cobain's fortune following his suicide in 1994.
Fact: Courtney Love's estranged daughter FRANCES BEAN COBAIN is to appear on Dresden Dolls star Amanda Palmer's new album. The teenager will join My Chemical Romance frontman Gerard Way, 'WEIRD' AL YANKOVIC and TEGAN & SARA on the track My Space, which will feature on Palmer's new Evelyn Evelyn album.
Fact: Revellers in New York City on New Year's Eve (31Dec09) will have the chance to see Courtney Love ring in 2010. The former Hole frontwoman will be playing a special show at Manhattan's Standard Hotel - for $250 (£156) per ticket.
Quote: "Wherever I lay my head is Hole. It’s four letters. It is one of the best band names in f**king history, if I do say so myself. For a while I was a little embarrassed it was maybe vulgar, but at least it’s not phallic. It’s H-O-L-E, it’s a great band name, and it’s mine." Rocker Courtney Love on reviving her band's name for new album Nobody's Daughter - the act's first since 1998.
Fact: The private detective Courtney Love has commissioned to investigate her alleged fraud claims was hired to track down Olivia Newton-John's missing ex-boyfriend Patrick MCDermott in 2006 by U.S. news show Extra. John Nazarian is one of Beverly Hills' top private investigators. Love has hired his services in a bid to clear her name in an ongoing dispute with bosses at American Express, who claim she owes them $350,000 (£233,333).
Quote: "You have not lived until you've seen Karl Lagerfeld... moshing in front of you, which happened at one of the shows. I mean really, moshing in front of me - Marc Jacobs, Roman Polanski... It was hysterical." Courtney Love has a clutch of superfamous fans.
Quote: "I had a long, hard fall. I set the stage for BRITNEY to crash and burn. I went through it all first." Troubled rocker Courtney Love can empathise with Britney Spears following the singer's breakdown at the beginning of the year (08).
Fact: Courtney Love, Brody Dalle, CHARO, Chrissie Hynde and THE GOGOS' Jane Wiedlin have been named among the 20 Hottest Female Guitarists of all time in a new magazine poll. Jewel, Heart's NANCY WILSON and LITA FORD also make the eclectic countdown in Guitar World magazine.
Fact: Rocker Courtney Love is looking for a new maid via her MySpace.com website.
Fact: Courtney Love was the star turn at Oscar-winning JUNO screenwriter DIABLO CODY's 30th birthday party at the Playboy Mansion in California on Saturday (21Jun08).
Quote: "Frances grew up on musicals. I think musicals comfort her. She's a gay man trapped in a woman's body, like me." Courtney Love talks about her daughter with the late Kurt Cobain, 15-year-old FRANCES BEAN COBAIN.
Fact: Kurt Cobain and Courtney Love's teenage daughter FRANCES BEAN has kicked off her modelling career with a spread in the March (08) issue of fashion magazine Harpers Bazaar. The 15-year-old donned a 1950s look for a GREASE-inspired photo session.
Quote: "You have to be thin all the time to make it as an actress. But my rock weight is actually 20 or 30 pounds (nine or 14 kilograms) more than my film weight." Courtney Love has a different weight for each of her career paths.
Quote: "If I write about a couple who did drugs together, it is automatically assumed that I'm writing about KURT (COBAIN) and Courtney Love. But I've known lots of junkies." Foo Fighters frontman Dave Grohl shies away from certain lyrics because he fears they will be misinterpreted.
Quote: "Best (face) mask - sulferous (sic) yeast, cow p**s, baby veal, sick sick, sick - but zero pores afterwards." Courtney Love offers a top beauty tip on her blog.
Quote: "Madonna is a great business woman, but, come on, she's weak as an artist and we all know it. I like Madge - but, as a relevant musician, its a joke." Courtney Love pokes fun at Madonna on her blog.
Quote: "I met Courtney Love and she said she'd like to sleep with me, but couldn't because of my pop star thing. So I said I couldn't sleep with her either, because of the ugly thing." British singer Robbie Williams hits out at the former Hole rocker.
Fact: Celebrated screenwriter David Benioff has been commissioned to adapt CHARLES CROSS' Kurt Cobain biography HEAVIER THAN HEAVEN for a new biopic. Cobain's widow Courtney Love will be an executive producer of the project.
Quote: "No one wants to smell like Eau du Controversy." Wild rocker Courtney Love explains why she has no plans to release her own perfume.
Quote: "The fashion world they don't trust anymore. And why should they? I looked like c**p for years." Rocker Courtney Love admits she's made some bad fashion choices in the past.
Quote: "I cracked. And I cracked in public, and so I lost all of my credibility. For many years, I took pills. I felt like I had this dirty secret. Other people can have glasses of wine and things like that because they're normal people who can do things like that. But if you're allergic to that stuff, you just are, and you can't." Courtney Love takes responsibility for her past.
Quote: "I get along with English people better than American people because they're not such big c**ts." Rocker Courtney Love explains why a number of members of her backing band hail from England.
Quote: "In all respect to Courtney Love, I just want to say, 'Courtney, I was not the guy kissing you at the Amy Winehouse concert at the Roxy last week... It must have been another guy with my hairdo." Bruce Willis insists reports he has been romancing rocker Love are untrue.
Quote: "I feel like I should get a pass because I basically f**ked up my 30s. I stayed in my house, took a bunch of pills and said no to everything. I didn't live." Courtney Love thinks fans should forgive her her indiscretions.
Quote: "Someone said I had my boobs done. These boobs are mine! They're real!" Rocker Courtney Love sets the record straight over rumours she's had her breasts enhanced.
Quote: "I appreciate the guy was in pain... and anybody shacked up with Courtney Love would want to f**king die, but still, you've got a duty as a rock star to inspire kids." Oasis star Noel Gallagher has little sympathy for tragic Nirvana frontman Kurt Cobain.
Quote: "We have the same drug counsellor... and he actually brought her over to my house and he said, 'Whitney's hungry, do you have anything to eat?' I'm like, 'Well, I have turkey chilli.'" Courtney Love describes a late-night visit from Whitney Houston and her drug counsellor.
Quote: "Mom, I just saw you on The View. It was very cute and only 30 per cent embarrassing for me." Rocker Courtney Love reading aloud a text message from her daughter, FRANCES BEAN COBAIN, after she appeared on a US morning chat show.
Quote: "Say what you will about me but, and I'm not passing judgment, but when I had my daughter I stayed at home with her almost every night for the first year of her life." Rocker Courtney Love passes judgment on Britney Spears' partying lifestyle.
Quote: "I got depressed over a guy and I ate angry menstrual ice-cream." Courtney Love on her new heavyweight look.
Quote: "I've pretty much done it. I made a list of just about everyone. I try to be more cautious now, though." Outspoken rocker Courtney Love methodically makes amends to all the people she insults or offends.
Fact: Rocker Courtney Love is presenting the Bad Sex In Fiction Awards at the In And Out Club in London tonight (29NOV06).
Quote: "I never thought I would be defined by the man I was with. It took me by surprise." Courtney Love was brought up in a feminist commune and never expected to be overshadowed by her late husband, Nirvana frontman KURT COBAIN.
Quote: "The most embarrassed she ever got was when I got fat... when they couldn't tell me and Britney Spears, when she was pregnant, apart. That actually bothered her more than the other stuff." Rocker Courtney Love on the embarrassment she causes 14-year-old daughter FRANCES BEAN COBAIN.
Quote: "I like nice textiles and fabrics and clothes so I just can't see myself in an orange jumpsuit." Courtney Love on her decision to kick her drug habit before she ended up in jail.
Fact: Courtney Love's new album will be titled HOW DIRTY GIRLS GET CLEAN.
Quote: "I don't have a pool of men - it's more a Jacuzzi, or even a bucket. I've got c**k written all over my brow." Rocker Courtney Love plays down her success with the opposite sex.
Quote: "There was a moment where we were in my bedroom and I felt like it should be a Saturday Night Live skit." Rocker Courtney Love on a surreal moment she had while trying to convince friend Whitney Houston to get help for substance abuse.
Quote: "The 20-year-old is just adorable. I saw Demi Moore the other night and I just said, 'I think I can do better.'" Courtney Love jokes with DEMI MOORE about becoming romantically involved with a younger man.
Quote: "I've written so many amends letters, I can't even count them. It's still not enough. Drugs make you an a**hole." Courtney Love knows she will never fully mend some of the wounds inflicted by her drug addiction.
Fact: Courtney Love spent her 90 days in an Orange County, California rehabilitation facility wrapped in a white terry-cloth bathrobe watching Lisa Kudrow's show THE COMEBACK to help get her life back on track.
Fact: Hollywood director Brett Ratner will be directing the video for Courtney Love's new song Letter To God. Love is also set to take the lead role in an upcoming film on the life of 1970s porn star LINDA LOVELACE.
Quote: "I'm like new Coke. I have a 10 per cent chance for survival." Courtney Love likens herself to cocaine.
Quote: <p>"I just ducked. What would you do if Courtney Love threw her knickers at you? You wouldn't want them to hit you, would you?" The Darkness frontman Justin Hawkins remembers his close call with diehard fan Courtney Love's underwear. </p>
Quote: <p>"I really like The Duke Spirit. It's a chick who obviously writes her own lyrics, which is hugely progressive for this day and age. I just don't see ads for females in bands and it's very depressing." Courtney Love is a huge fan of the LIELA MOSS-fronted British rockers. </p>
Quote: <p>"I had to go to Japan with him in first class and sit there for 18 hours, turning green, while he shunned me." Courtney Love regretted stating "I have a magical p**sy, and it's only for JACK (WHITE)" in a recent interview after finding herself sitting close to the WHITE STRIPES star on a long-haul flight. </p>
Quote: <p>"I'm a bigger bada** than 50 CENT - and the only gun I've ever held in my hand was the one my husband shot himself with." Rocker Courtney Love is a tough girl. </p>
Quote: <p>"I think I would've been happier if I'd married EDWARD (NORTON). I'll regret that to my dying day." Rocker Courtney Love regrets not marrying her actor ex. </p>
Quote: <p>"Something went wrong with my context last year - I think it might have been the crack." Courtney Love admits 2004 was a confusing year for her. </p>
Quote: <p>"I knew she could do comedy. I just didn't know she could stand up." Pamela Anderson hits back at pal Courtney Love for making jokes at her expense during her recent Comedy Central Roast. </p>