Cobain's Wallet Held Cruel Note to Courtney Love
It accused her of 'siphoning' his money for drugs
By Newser Editors and Wire Services
Posted Apr 30, 2014 2:15 PM CDT
Kurt Cobain in 1993.   (AP Photo/Mark J.Terrill, file)

(Newser) – A handwritten note police discovered in Kurt Cobain's wallet after his suicide disparages Courtney Love, the late Nirvana front man's wife. CBS News reports that the note was taken from Cobain's wallet when police arrived at his home on April 8, 1994, after Cobain fatally shot himself. The note was never made public. CBS obtained it from the Seattle Police via a public information request. The undated note, apparently written by Cobain on stationery from San Francisco's Phoenix Hotel, is written like a mock wedding vow. It references Love as Cobain's "lawful shredded wife" who would be "siphoning" his money for drugs. Click for more from the harsh note.

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May 1, 2014 4:30 PM CDT
In the picture it looks like he has not had a bath for a month & he is defenly blasted on something. What a mess
May 1, 2014 3:15 PM CDT
Why is this news? NOT INTERESTED!
May 1, 2014 1:45 PM CDT
Why people romanticize these two junkie trash heaps is beyond me. Had he lived, Courtney Love would have just been the next groupie tossed aside, and his band would have gone nowhere.