Courtney Love, Not Cobain, Wrote Cruel Note: Author
'The handwriting is absolutely Courtney's': expert
By Newser Editors and Wire Services
Posted May 3, 2014 2:44 PM CDT
This April 1994 photo from the Seattle Police Department shows a wallet containing Kurt Cobain's Washington state driver's license, found at the scene of his suicide.   (AP Photo/Seattle Police Department)

(Newser) – One of the foremost experts on Kurt Cobain says the late grunge rocker did not pen a note mocking his wedding vows to fellow musician Courtney Love. Love herself wrote it, says Seattle author Charles Cross, who has written several books on Cobain. Cross says Love emailed him to say that she wrote the note and that she gave it to Cobain before their wedding in 1991.

"Early in their relationship, they wrote notes like that to each other constantly," Cross said. "The handwriting is absolutely Courtney's." Police found the note in Cobain's wallet after he killed himself in 1994. It received media attention last week after CBS News published it, saying it was presumably written by Cobain and that it was sure to stoke questions about what role his marriage played in his death. "The note was promoted as Kurt mocking their wedding vows three years after they were married. It just doesn't make any sense," Cross says.

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LenettW
May 4, 2014 11:04 PM CDT
Don't know don't care.
tpvero
May 4, 2014 12:35 PM CDT
You must see the documentary Kurt and Courtney. Ms Love is not a lady. The guy who passed a lie detector test attesting to the fact that Courtney wanted to give him $50,000 to kill Kurt and make it look like a suicide is mysteriously hit and killed by a train at age 35. Courtney threatens everyone and plays hard ball, even beating some people herself. She is a low life and always has been.Her own father suspects her involvement. She pushed herself to the top with Kurt's millions. She knew him 3 years.
orlandojon
May 4, 2014 5:56 AM CDT
She hired a hit man the the crime scene was staged