Courtney Love

  1. Lea Michele Is Latest Singer Headed to 'Sons of Anarchy'

    July 28, 2014 2:33 PM EDT With Glee 's final season on the horizon, Lea Michele  revealed she's headed to another soon-to-end TV series: Sons of Anarchy . Yes, the actress and pop star is trading New York for a truck stop on the upcoming final season of Sons of A ...

  2. Courtney Love's Twitter Defamation Suit Marks 50th Anniversary of Landmark Libel Case

    March 10, 2014 2:40 PM EDT Singer Courtney Love hadn't been born and tweeting was reserved for birds when The New York Times won a landmark libel case at the Supreme Court in 1964. Courtney Love Wins Twitter Defamation Trial But when a California jury decided recently ...

  3. Courtney Love to Defend Controversial Tweet on Monday

    January 13, 2014 12:19 AM EST This Monday, Courtney Love will go to trial in a groundbreaking case. The rock star will not only become the first celebrity to defend an allegedly defamatory tweet inside a U.S. courtroom, but she might have to address the wild and maybe uncontro ...

  4. Jury Will Decide If Courtney Love's Tweet Was Defamatory

    December 23, 2013 1:58 PM EST In a summary judgment ruling, a judge denies the singer's argument that the hyperbolic nature of Twitter means that personal views expressed there are opinions instead of statements of fact. At a hearing on Friday morning, a Los Angeles judge ...

  5. Courtney Love Nears Judgment Day on Scandalous Tweet

    December 16, 2013 4:48 PM EST A judge will decide whether the singer defamed her ex-lawyer and what a jury trial next month will examine. Nearly 50 years ago, the United States Supreme Court established that public figures must prove actual malice in order to recover damages f ...

  6. Courtney Love Looks to Sue Ex-Attorney Over Bizarre Kurt Cobain Estate Fraud Claims

    September 18, 2013 2:07 AM EDT Courtney Love's unfettered love of social media has gotten her into much legal trouble over the years. In January, she is scheduled to go to trial for allegedly defaming her ex-attorney Rhonda Holmes in tweets and press interviews. The sing ...

  7. Wixen Widens Its Scope

    October 15, 2012 6:15 AM EDT Family-run forensic publishing rights specialist is offering new services for its wide array of clients Wixen Music Publishing, known for its forensic ability to find monies due, now wants to be known for generating incremental income too. The c ...

  8. MTV O Music Awards: Recapping 23 Awards In 24 Hours As The Flaming Lips Break A World Record

    June 29, 2012 3:35 PM EDT MTV's quirky award show, the O Music Awards, set out to be even quirkier and more ambitious with their latest "ceremony." As with the show's previous installations, this iteration focused on setting a Guinness World Record. Thi ...

  9. Courtney Love to Pay $430,000 to Settle Twitter Defamation Case

    March 03, 2011 3:35 PM EST Courtney Love has settled the lawsuit brought against her by a fashion designer who claims she was defamed in a series of messages posted on Twitter. The settlement with Dawn Simorangkir (aka the "Boudior Queen"), which sources say is be ...

  10. Courtney Love Twitter Trial Moved to Feb. 6

    January 05, 2011 12:00 AM EST The trial date in the defamation case against Courtney Love over her outrageous Twitter postings has been postponed three weeks. Lawyers for Love and fashion designer Dawn Simorangkir -- who is suing the rocker over a March 2009 tirade of Tweets i ...

  11. Courtney Love's Tweets Lead to Unique Defamation Showdown

    January 04, 2011 12:00 AM EST Courtney Love was very upset. The firebrand rocker had been locked in a dispute with Dawn Simorangkir, a fashion designer who was demanding payment for a few thousand dollars worth of clothes. So on March 17, 2009, Love took to her Twitter account ...

  12. Nirvana Lawsuit Settled Between Courtney Love, Management

    August 18, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Court records show a management firm and Courtney Love have settled a $1 million lawsuit over the profits of the sale of Nirvana's publishing catalog. Love is the widow of former Nirvana singer Kurt Cobain. London & Co. sued Love two year ...

  13. Report: New 'Guitar Hero' Details Leak

    May 18, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Details on the next "Guitar Hero" game are leaking. Joystiq reports that Gene Simmons will act as a sort of emcee for the game, with other appearances by Queen, Black Sabbath and Metallica's Lars Ulrich included as recruitable chara ...

  14. Billy Corgan-Courtney Love Feud Heats Up On Twitter

    April 27, 2010 12:00 AM EDT For those keeping score of the sometimes on, sometimes off, media melee between Billy Corgan and Courtney Love: Corgan took to Twitter and kicked things up a notch on Monday. From Twitter.com/Billy: Thought #1: my face is my face, my heart is my h ...

  15. @SXSW: Muse, Courtney Love, Smokey Robinson Fire Up Friday

    March 20, 2010 12:00 AM EDT The South by Southwest Music festival and conference reached a fever pitch on Friday, with some of the highest profile bands of the week performing day and night along side the hundreds of aspiring musicians angling for attention at bars, clubs an ...

  16. Nirvana Members Dismayed By 'Guitar Hero 5'

    September 11, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Kurt Cobain's appearance in the latest "Guitar Hero" video game is not hitting the right notes with the surviving members of Nirvana. Krist Novoselic and Dave Grohl said in a joint statement that they were "dismayed and very di ...

  17. Courtney Love Sued By Management Firm

    July 23, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Courtney Love has been sued by a management firm for allegedly failing to pay commissions for the partial sale of her share of the Nirvana publishing catalogue. The suit was filed in Los Angeles Superior Court Tuesday by the management firm London ...

  18. Courtney Love Rules BBC Radio Waves For A Day

    December 08, 2006 12:00 AM EST Courtney Love is being made an honorary music controller for the day of Dec. 11 on BBC 6 Music, the digital radio station operated by the United Kingdom's public broadcaster the BBC. As the "6 Music Selector," as the all-day program ...

  19. EMI Adminstering Cobain Catalog

    April 20, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Pub giant handling Primary Wave's interest. EMI Music Publishing will be handling worldwide administration of Primary Wave Music Publishing's recently acquired interest in the Kurt Cobain catalog. EMI has been the exclusive administrator ...

  20. Report: Love Sells 25% Of Nirvana Songs

    March 31, 2006 12:00 AM EST Acquired by former Virgin Records COO. The rumors that Courtney Love was going to sell the rights to the Nirvana songs have come true. Rolling Stone reports Love has sold 25 percent of the publishing catalog to Larry Mestel of Primary Wave Music P ...

  21. JT Leroy Fools The World, Music Biz Included

    January 13, 2006 12:00 AM EST Supporters included Bono, Billy Corgan, Courtney Love. Questions raised about the true identity of author JT Leroy, in an article in New York magazine in October, were answered Jan. 9 when The New York Times exposed the author as a fraud. Count at ...

  22. Courtney Love to Stand Trial in Calif. Drug Case

    April 15, 2004 12:00 AM EDT A Beverly Hills judge ruled today (April 15) that rocker Courtney Love must stand trial on two felony drug possession charges despite claims by her lawyers that she had prescriptions for the painkille A Beverly Hills judge ruled today (April 15) t ...

  23. Courtney Love Arrested In New York

    March 18, 2004 12:00 AM EST Courtney Love was arrested early this morning (March 18) in New York after allegedly throwing a microphone stand at East Village nightclub Plaid, striking a man in the head, police said. The 24-year-o Courtney Love was arrested early this morning ...

  24. California Judge Issues Warrant for Courtney Love

    February 11, 2004 12:00 AM EST A Beverly Hills judge issued a bench warrant on Wednesday for singer-actress Courtney Love after she failed to show up for a hearing on felony drug possession charges. A Beverly Hills judge issued a bench warrant on Wednesday for singer-actress Co ...