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Kurt Cobain Documentary Shows New Footage Of 'Funny' 'Romantic' Nirvana Frontman: VIDEO

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Released in January, Kurt Cobain: Montage of Heck is the first authorized documentary about the Nirvana frontman who took his own life in April 1994, reports the BBC.

With Cobain’s daughter Frances Bean Cobain acting as executive producer, the documentary - which contains footage which has never been seen before - started in 2007 when the late musician's wife Courtney Love approached Oscar-nominated filmmaker Brett Morgen.

Love is said to have provided an archive that included home videos, audio tracks, audio diaries and around 4,000 pages of Cobain’s journals.

Morgen said:

"People didn't realize how very funny Kurt Cobain was, or how romantic he was, or what a doting father he was. Ultimately the mythology of the man is that he was in pursuit of fame, and then he didn't want fame anymore. I hope this film shatters that illusion.

“I think Kurt, the child of a divorce, was in pursuit of family his whole life, and when that became defiled that's what ultimately led him to take his own life. But I didn't make this film for fans. I made it for Frances."

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Courtney Love Trashes A Hotel Room With Glitter And Disco Balls In 'You Know My Name' - VIDEO

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"America's sweetheart" Courtney Love — a rocker who learned fierceness from drag queens — just released the new video for her single "You Know My Name." It features Love languishing in decrepit splendor amidst an elegantly trashed hotel room replete with busted chandaliers, piles of glitter, thorny roses, broken lamps and Love in all her ragged beauty.

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Courtney Love: 'Drag Queens Taught Me How To Be A Rock Star'

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Occasional lady lover and gay marriage supporter Courtney Love — who has expressed love for her gay fans in the past  — gave props to drag queens in a recent interview with Gay Times magazine:

“When I was a kid I was definitely what you would call a fag hag because that's how I learned to dress and be extrovert and walk into a room… I would say my freshman year of learning how to be a rock star was just hanging around drag queens…

[When asked why she thinks she’s regarded as a gay icon, she added,] “I think it's surviving. It has to be. Surviving, and also the ability to do drag, to clean up nice. I might look like shit this morning, but you know, I clean up nice.”

Love expressed appreciation for her gay fans in an August 2013 Vanity Fair interview and also appeared in the documentary about Hole’s lesbian drummer, Hit So Hard.


Courtney Love for Electronic Cigarettes: VIDEO

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Courtney Love will 'NJOY' herself wherever she damn well pleases.

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Michael Stipe and Courtney Love Duet on a Sea Chantey: VIDEO

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RoguesJohnny Depp has produced a pirate-themed album called Son of Rogue's Gallery which comes out next week and a few tracks have already hit the web, including this sea chantey called "Rio Grande" from Courtney Love and Michael Stipe (his first piece of music since R.E.M. dissolved.

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Towleroad Guide to the Tube #1105

VIRGINIA FOXX: North Carolina lawmaker condemns student loans. “I have very little tolerance for people who tell me that they graduate with $200,000 of debt or even $80,000 of debt because there’s no reason for that. We live in an opportunity society and people are forgetting that.”

COURTNEY LOVE: The reunion of Hole at an after-party at Williamsburg's Public Assembly for Hit So Hard, a documentary about former Hole drummer Patty Schemel.

MARK DUMAS: The only man in the world who can touch (and swim with) a polar bear.

ONE DIRECTION: The hottest boy band in the world hits Melbourne.

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