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Courtney Love dismisses Kurt Cobain musical rumors
Nov. 5, 2012, 7:52 AM EST
Courtney Love has dismissed reports
that she is writing a musical based on her late husband Kurt Cobain's rise to
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Britney Spears' former manager Sam Lutfi claimed last month that he was
collaborating with the former Hole singer on a potential stage show about the
grunge star's life, his work with Nirvana and their marriage. Lutfi alleged the
pair was hoping to take the production to Broadway or convince Hollywood
producers to turn it into a movie, but Love has shot down his claims.
She tells Britain's Observer newspaper, "There will be no musical. Sometimes
it's best just to leave things alone." Love insists she is against exploiting
Cobain's legacy, adding, "I said yes once -- to Baz Luhrmann to use eight
seconds of "Smells Like Teen Spirit" in "Moulin Rouge." But he wasn't allowed to
use it in the marketing."