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Courtney Love on Dave Grohl: 'It's time to make amends'

By Kory Grow
Rolling Stone

Following a drama-free reunion with Dave Grohl at Nirvana's Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction, Courtney Love wants to resolve her differences with her late husband's bandmate. "It's time to make amends," she said, according to the U.K.'s Daily Mail, during a talk at Cannes Lions recently. A photo of Grohl led her to pause and make the revelation.

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Earlier this month, Grohl told The Hollywood Reporter that the hug he shared with Love at the induction ceremony was sincere. "I saw Courtney walking past [earlier in the night], and I just tapped her on the shoulder and we looked at each other in the eyes and that was it — we're just family," he said. "We've had a rocky road. We've had a bumpy past, but at the end of the day we're a big family and when we hugged each other it was a real hug."

In May, Love told Pitchfork she wanted to go up to him first at the event, but was happy when they spoke backstage. "I was like, 'All right, no matter what happens, we're not going to be bitches,'" she said. "That was my attitude going in, and obviously his. Not much else needs to be said. We just both knew it was time to let it go, and we were ready to do it. It's been 20 years – we didn't even talk at the funeral."

Love and Grohl's bad blood dates back to the late Nineties, when they formed a partnership with bassist Krist Novoselic to manage Nirvana's business dealings. Love filed a lawsuit to dissolve the company, Nirvana LLC, in June 2001, and ultimately held up the release of the box set With the Lights Out until 2004. By the end of the year, Grohl and Novoselic sued Love with the hopes of kicking her out of the partnership, calling her "irrational, mercurial, self-centered, unmanageable, inconsistent and unpredictable." This led Love to release the statement, "Kurt Cobain was Nirvana."

Love sold a significant amount of Cobain's publishing in 2006, promising at the time that any licensing of Nirvana's music would be "tasteful." Three years later, Cobain's likeness became a playable character in Guitar Hero 5, with Grohl and Novoselic saying at the time that Cobain "deserves better."

In 2011, Love wrote several scurrilous missives on her social media networks about Grohl and, during a concert, accused him of living off her husband's legacy.

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17Comments
Jun 20, 2014 9:15AM
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I'm glad they're mending fences, but IMO the only reason Courtney was ever mad at Dave Grohl is because he's had such amazing success with the Foo Fighters and she has struggled to make it really big.
Jun 20, 2014 9:02AM
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This scaly broad is only famous for being the psychotic widow/possible murderess of Kurt Cobain......

She has zero talent...zero self-control...zero self-respect....basically she is one large ZERO.......

Jun 20, 2014 8:25AM
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um Courtney, you might want to look up a little band Grohl started called the Foo Fighters; believe it or not a lot of FF fans either don't know about or in some cases don't even like Nirvana; if anyone's living off Kurt's legacy it's you Courtney (and maybe Krist)
Jun 20, 2014 8:17AM
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One look at Love and you understand why Kurt blew his brains out....that and he had just ended a hard core gay relationship with David Geffen.
Jun 20, 2014 7:53AM
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Love is a talentless hack who without Billy Corigan or Colbain writing music for her would have no career. And the fact that she had any say on Nirvana issues just because she was married to Cobain is a travesty. She should crawl back into whatever hole she came out of and just go away. 
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