Note in Cobain’s wallet mocks wedding vows to Love

Kurt Cobain letter about Courtney Love revealed.
Courtney Love, left, and John Varvatos arrive at the 11th Annual John Varvatos Stuart House Benefit on Sunday, April 13, 2014, in West Hollywood, Calif. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP)

SEATTLE (AP) – A handwritten note police discovered in Kurt Cobain’s wallet after his suicide disparages Courtney Love, the late Nirvana front man’s wife.

CBS News reports that the note was taken from Cobain’s wallet when police arrived at his home on April 8, 1994, after Cobain fatally shot himself. The note was never made public. CBS obtained it from the Seattle Police via a public information request.

The network reports that the undated note, apparently written by Cobain on stationery from San Francisco’s Phoenix Hotel, is written like a mock wedding vow. It references Love as Cobain’s “lawful shredded wife” who would be “siphoning” his money for drugs.

Cobain, who was 27 when he died, sold millions of albums with Nirvana and helped popularize the Pacific Northwest’s heavy, muddy “grunge” rock.

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