Courtney Love loses legal guardianship of daughter

Courtney Love has lost legal guardianship of Frances Bean Cobain, her daughter with the late Kurt Cobain, according to reports

Courtney Love has reportedly lost legal guardianship of Frances Bean Cobain, her daughter with the late Kurt Cobain. According to court documents obtained by E! Online, 17-year-old Frances has been put in the care of her grandmother, Wendy O'Connor, and aunt, Kimberly Dawn Cobain.
Love has not released an official statement on the ruling, but TMZ reports that her lawyer, Keith Fink, told the website: ""Courtney wants to say she loves her daughter and she's the most important thing in her life."

It remains unclear how or why this happened. The temporary guardianship was established on Friday, TMZ reported. Love was not present at the hearing. The new guardians are relatives of Frances's father, but allegedly do not have power over the trust established for Frances after the Nirvana frontman's death.
O'Connor previously took guardianship of her granddaughter in 2003, after Love overdosed on painkillers. It was almost two years before the singer regained custody of her daughter. "Life is about choices," she said in a statement in 2005. "And I've chosen to move forward with my life in a healthy and positive way."
The best way to get Love's (frequently unhinged) comments on a matter used to be by monitoring her Twitter account. Alas, that account was closed this autumn, after Love was sued for libel for calling a fashion designer a "nasty lying hosebag thief".

We must now rely on infrequent postings to the singer's Facebook group. At the time of writing, Love's last post was: "oh jesus, i once got an ex ex boyfriend or whatever you w ant to calthat creep a hooker and i guess it must have been thru this chick, i didnt do the getting: however. it was a bday present arent i just the libertine!" We are not sure what this means.


Sean Michaels

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