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You Won't Freakin' BELIEVE How Much Nirvana Money Courtney Love Lost! But How???

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As Nirvana frontman Kurt Cobain's widow, Courtney Love inherited one of the most lucrative song catalogues from the 90s.

But due to a few lawsuits, the Hole singer lost a considerable amount of that music money.

And when we say considerable, man do we mean it! In a recent interview with The Sunday Times, Courtney revealed just how much cash got flushed away. She said:

"I lost about $27 million."


"I know that's a lifetime of money to most people, but I'm a big girl, it's rock 'n roll, it's Nirvana money, I had to let it go. I make enough to live on, I'm financially solvent, I focus on what I make now."

Man, it's gotta be tough to say Nevermind to that much money! Maybe Courtney can make peace with it more easily because it means also saying goodbye to drugs. She says:

"I had to run very fast to look after my money and I felt cocaine helped me do that. So I started taking cocaine and that turned into nine months of crack."

Mo' money, mo' drug problems? Eesh, we're glad she's doing better now!

But any money trouble Courtney has in the future will likely be less about drugs or legal issues, and more about integrity.

Courtney says she has kept her late husband's music safe from oversaturation in a market that's willing to pay big bucks for Nirvana songs. She says:

"I've protected it [the Nirvana catalogue] from everything from Kentucky Fried Chicken commercials to movies about board games. We've been offered $6 million for 18 seconds of one Nirvana song and I turned it down."

Wow. Were KFC going to start selling a Heart-Shaped Box with a 2-piece and a biscuit? Guess we'll never know.

Maybe that's a good thing? It certainly seems like what Kurt would have wanted.

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6 comments to “You Won't Freakin' BELIEVE How Much Nirvana Money Courtney Love Lost! But How???”

  1. Bette says – reply to this


    She had Kurt killed for his money. He was going to divorce her prior to his death. A worthless murdering gold-digger is all Courtney is.

  2. evan tanner says – reply to this


    Stupid out of touch idiot, who the fuck makes 27 million in a life time?

  3. spencer says – reply to this


    SO, she turns down 6 million dollars for 18 seconds of a song. What about "protecting your daughter?" That would have madder her 6 million dollars wealthier. Dummmmmmyyyy..druggie

  4. billt says – reply to this


    who knows - maybe she spent it on the nanny she had shoot kurt…


  5. Courtney killed Kurt says – reply to this


    Murderous, delusional, sociopathic, cowardly, narcissistic, pathologically-lying waste of sperm. She's the ultimate black widow.

  6. LeahMV says – reply to this


    KFC could also stand for "Kurt,Frances and Courtney" maybe that's why they wanted to be involved with her/ them. Haha.