Note From Kurt Cobain’s Wallet Scorning Courtney Love Released by Seattle Police

Twenty years after Nirvana frontman Kurt Cobain was discovered dead in his Seattle home, police have released a note found in his wallet that was kept private until now.

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The note, which was obtained by CBS, mocks the rock idol’s vows with his then-wife Courtney Love, adding further intrigue to the two’s marriage and how that and his personal life led to his demise.

[See the book Here We Are Now: The Lasting Impact of Kurt Cobain at Amazon]

It reads: “Do you Kurt Cobain take Courtney Michelle Love to be your lawful shredded wife,” he wrote. “even when she’s a bitch with zits and siphoning all yr money for doping and whoring…”

[See also: Kurt Cobain note found in wallet mocks ‘lawful shredded wife’ Courtney Love – NYDailyNews.com]

The note is written on stationery from the Phoenix Hotel outside of San Francisco and is in stark contrast to Cobain’s presumed suicide note that calls Love a “goddess of a wife who sweats ambition and empathy.”

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Credit: Seattle Police Department

As well, Seattle Police have publicly released 34 photographs taken at the crime scene. See them in a gallery at the Seattle Police Department blotter website

[New Kurt Cobain death scene photos released by Seattle P.D. give previously unseen view of Nirvana singer tragedy – NYDaily News]

…The review confirmed the King County Medical Examiner’s original determination that Cobain’s death was a suicide, using a shotgun to shoot himself after taking what would have likely been a lethal dose of heroin…(read more)

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2 Comments on “Note From Kurt Cobain’s Wallet Scorning Courtney Love Released by Seattle Police”

  1. […] Pundit from another Planet Twenty years after Nirvana frontman Kurt Cobain was discovered dead in his Seattle home, police […]

  2. jmason8 says:

    Why did they release this so late? And what’s the true significance of it? I know there was still debate over whether Kurt’s death was a suicide or not, but if it’s confirmed now that it’s definitely a suicide, what was the point of hiding this note? Why did it need to be hidden at all?


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