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Courtney Love to Sell Kurt Cobain’s Possessions

Finally free from the chains of the law, it appears that Courtney Love, former Hole frontwoman and once drug-addledwife of late Nirvana frontman Kurt Cobain, has chosen to shed a layer of celebrity skin whilst creating a little closet space by ridding of her former husband’s belongings. “I’m going to have a Christie’s auction,” Love told “[My house] is like a mausoleum. My daughter [14-year-old Frances Bean] doesn’t need to inherit a giant Hefty bag full of flannel fucking shirts… A sweater, a guitar, and the lyrics to ‘Teen Spirit’ — that’s what my daughter gets. And the rest of it we’ll just fucking sell.”

Although the auction appears to be the latest treatment of the Cobain and Nirvana legacies to infuriate fans and former band mates Dave Grohl and Krist Novoselic, Love claims to have supporters: “Everyone’s been positive and behind me on it,” Love told “We’ll make a lot of money and give a bunch of it to charity.” Furthermore, Love confirms that despite the imminent sell-off, she’s still attached to Cobain in, er, one way or another. “I still wear his pajamas to bed. How am I ever going to form another relationship in my lifetime wearing Kurt’s pajamas?”

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