Kurt Cobain's Ashes Stolen

Kurt Cobain's Ashes Stolen

Kurt Cobain
Kurt Cobain's ashes have apparently been stolen from his widow Courtney Love's Los Angeles home.

The ashes were reported to have been kept in a "pink teddy bear-shaped bag along with a lock of his hair" and were taken with some clothes and jewelry.

"I can't believe anyone would take Kurt's ashes from me." Love reportedly told the News of the World. "I find it disgusting and right now I'm suicidal."

Following Cobain's death in 1994 some of the Nirvana frontman's ashes were scattered near his home in Washington and some at a New York Buddhist temple, with his widow retaining the rest.

Love added: "They were all I had left of my husband. I used to take them everywhere with me just so I could feel Kurt was still with me. Now it feels like I have lost him all over again."

[Published on: 6/3/08]

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PheelinPhunky starstarstarstarstar Tue 6/3/2008 12:00PM
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PheelinPhunky

woahhhhh

BRabbit Tue 6/3/2008 12:01PM
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BRabbit

really courtney, you cant believe some one would steel kurts ashes from you when you obviously stole his life from us, you bitch.

Tpetty Tue 6/3/2008 12:01PM
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Tpetty

hmmm how ironic, maybe she sold them and was too junked out to remember...

icculus2811 Tue 6/3/2008 12:02PM
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Ummmmmm.... His ashes are stolen from her LA home and a British tabloid breaks the story?

Something smacks of needing attention.

BRabbit Tue 6/3/2008 12:05PM
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BRabbit

nice tpetty haha

River Tue 6/3/2008 12:10PM
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River

i thought courtneyy killed him???

Rollin' Rosemary! Tue 6/3/2008 12:15PM
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Rollin' Rosemary! Tue 6/3/2008 12:16PM
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phalluscooper starstarstarstarstar Tue 6/3/2008 12:18PM
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phalluscooper

They're not missing...Courtney snorted them during a weekend long bender.

salmon401 Tue 6/3/2008 12:25PM
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salmon401

If the thief puts him in something more dignified than a "pink teddy bear-shaped bag" is this really a crime?

rulosa01 Tue 6/3/2008 12:32PM
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icculus2811 - does she have a new album coming out soon? I wouldn't put anything past courtney love in terms of publicity

wastintimejp star Tue 6/3/2008 12:40PM
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I bet she sold them for crack.... and yes..... she did kill him. Straight up and cold blooded. F'ing biach.

wagsinnorthernva Tue 6/3/2008 12:41PM
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wagsinnorthernva

I feel bad for her daughter, god I hope she is ok. My mom is a wack my dad was in a band and wrote music and was depressed and a junkie and blew a moon roof in his skull. Man come on Courtney I know your out of your head but you could have put them in a locket or something, a pink bear. Wow

anonymous Tue 6/3/2008 12:55PM
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redemption....... much ill will to you courtney, who directly or not, killed kurt....i personally was a huge kurt fan and started playing guitar because of him, i know the pain we all (fans) felt back in 1994....and then how you came out with an album of "your" material right afterwards....and how completely fake, unsupportive, and egotistical you were when kurt was going through all of that in 94...i mean really, was the album being released "on time" worth ignoring kurt? ....karma....you will eventually get exactly what you deserve and i hope i'm alive to see it

anonymous Tue 6/3/2008 01:00PM
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anonymous

why didn't you just let him ditch nirvana, lallapalooza and all of it...$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$....greed.....too bad a sensitive soul got gobbled up by you!!!!! thanks jambase, please keep chronicalling her demise

anonymous Tue 6/3/2008 01:01PM
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anonymous

is someone out there actually "pro" courtney?......what up with all the negative votes????

anonymous Tue 6/3/2008 01:04PM
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anonymous

whoever is voting all these comments as "negative", lets hear your positive spin on courtney please.....

Mark Price former NBA star Tue 6/3/2008 01:10PM
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Mark Price former NBA star

oh Courtney...you crazy bitch...but that is kind of funny

overall Tue 6/3/2008 01:19PM
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overall

Just one more example of Jambase readers and ranters feeling they know all when it comes to anything involving artists to whom they feel even the thinnest of connections. Really, people, who are any of you to suggest you know even a thimble's load about what went on in Cobain's marriage or his head? I personally have no reason to stand up for Courtney, but what's the deal with all the think-they-know's piling up on her?

acomma Tue 6/3/2008 01:29PM
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acomma

"I find it disgusting and right now I'm suicidal."

If this doesn't scream attention, I don't know what does. What a bitch. Waaaahhhh now I have to tell the entire world I'm suicidal waaaahhhhh

Muffinman1 Tue 6/3/2008 01:43PM
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Muffinman1 Tue 6/3/2008 01:44PM
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Frank Tue 6/3/2008 01:44PM
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Frank

Keith Richards is one sneaky thief.

anonymous Tue 6/3/2008 02:00PM
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anonymous

overall.....you obviously weren't a fan and paying much attention back in 1994 (and before)....it doesn't take a mental heavyweight to figure out courtney, even from just the stuff that's out there publically, let alone any investigations of her and her motives ...there's plenty out there journalistically about courtney that its not just "jambase readers and ranters feeling they know it all"......she always was and continues to be a self serving, greedy, uncaring witch of a human.....

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"Really, people, who are any of you to suggest you know even a thimble's load about what went on in Cobain's marriage or his head?"

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answer: read articles, magazines, and the such...courteny wasn't exactly private on any of this when it was going on....SHE actually hired a private investigator and he made alot of discoveries; but they weren't the discoveries that she had hoped for....lots of inconsistencies surrounding kurt's last few days.....he actually ended up turing on courtney and making all things public.......

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so that's how i got my thimble's full of knowledge on it.....

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of course you can say that i am just believing who i choose to believe....but aren't we all when it comes to the media....i mean who here even KNOWS he's dead...i mean none of us (presumably) saw the body at the time of death at the house above the garage live in person....we all saw it on tv and CHOSE to believe that account of things.....

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she's a joke and deserves every bit of piling on that happens here and in life....i truly believe that she didn't pull the trigger but was responsible (in part) for his death....she was off recording an album for this whole time period when things were going really bad....she just wasn't there for him when he obviously needed it....for christ sakes, his "suicide letter" may have just been an "i'm leaving showbiz" letter....its not until a last page in WAY different handwriting that the "suicide letter" even mentions leaving this world (as opposed to just show biz).........read up overall.....i'll just assume you weren't a huge fan and were giving courtney the benfit of doubt......

paulygparty Tue 6/3/2008 02:05PM
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anonymous Tue 6/3/2008 02:13PM
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anonymous

good lord....another way to make a few $$ for courtney.....ridiculous.. i mean if kurt were alive he'd use the shoes to piss in, he was so anti-establishment...half the reason he disbanded nirvana just before his death....and why he was cancelling lallapalooza....all the corporate bull...he would have never agreed to this...this is a courtney scheme

NatiMatty Tue 6/3/2008 02:58PM
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kurts death was a tragedy

Kindskatz Tue 6/3/2008 03:21PM
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Kindskatz

go rent Kurt and Courtney

uncljohnsband5 Tue 6/3/2008 03:22PM
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it wouldnt suprise me if she sold them

delaneyira starstarstarstarstar Tue 6/3/2008 03:35PM
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Yah, she probably couldnt get anyone to pay her to blow them anymore. I bet she sold them for meth or something.

sunnbear star Tue 6/3/2008 03:43PM
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sunnbear

Suicide is the most selfish act of any human being. Courtney is a straight-up bitch and Curt left his beautiful little daughter alone with her. What does this say about your hero?

paulygparty Tue 6/3/2008 04:05PM
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It says to me he was a really f*cked up, depressed, sad, drug-addicted man with a child and a whore of a wife and the dust that used to be his body is somewhere away from that whore of a wife.

What does this say about your hero, sunnbear?

acomma Tue 6/3/2008 04:10PM
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acomma

Selfishness abounds. I have no pity for people who kill themselves and leave children behind. Pathetic under any circumstance.

manlejo Tue 6/3/2008 04:24PM
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Hey, did you hear the Raconteurs were touring? Sweet!

anonymous Tue 6/3/2008 04:38PM
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anonymous

if i recall correctly from the investigations of the PI that courtney hired, there was evidence that kurt was leaving nirvana (and the corporate scene), divorcing courtney, and taking francis bean with him (all accounts show he loved her very much and loved being a dad to her)....now if that were all true then the last few very negative comments about the selfishness of suicide wouldn't necessarily apply and that's why i won't attempt to defend suicide and selfishness.....i've tried to let it go as it can't be changed and i'm in no position to do anything about it directly, so i've released it to the universe....and stories like this make me think that was the right thing to do...

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still , not all of us think he was being the irresponsible prick you describe...some really think there was foul play involved....

PunkJazz Tue 6/3/2008 04:49PM
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I stopped listening to Nirvana in the sixth grade. but sometimes i have to throw on that unplugged show. I think this is a shame

Cola21 Tue 6/3/2008 05:42PM
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I hate commenting on other people's comments. But here's the deal. The first, maybe, three of you made interesting attacks against Courtney. The rest of you are so wrapped up in your own self-appointed intelligence and anti-conformity that you felt it necessary to restate what everyone else had said. If it bothers you that much, go write a song about it. Why does any website need 30 comments in a row all saying the same thing? Get over yourselves.

The bottom line is that, if this is true, it's a complete tragedy and display of horrid disrespect to any human life, let alone those of person who influenced so many people in a relatively positive way. Whether Courtney has is an addict or not, her dispair for the disappearance of Kurt's ashes are deserved. Who are you all to say that, in the event that it's true, she's a bitch and should die? Get over your bitterness and your speculation unless you've got genuine proof of her guilt - not a blog or a website or a single article that uses the word "allegedly."

God save the artists.

chuckus Tue 6/3/2008 07:22PM
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You can totally tell from that picture of Kurt that he's pissed that someone stole his ashes.

gurgi617 Tue 6/3/2008 07:47PM
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gurgi617

i am not and never have been a nirvana fan, but i respect what kurt did to and for music...i never was a courtney love fan, but i do not think that she is as horrible as everyone here is making her out to be...you were not there, you dont know how her life was with kurt or how they really felt about each other and about life...other than that, i believe cola21 said it best, so i wont go any further

gurgi617 Tue 6/3/2008 10:00PM
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i guess i will go further...this is supposed to be about kurt, not courtney...dont comment about her...she is worthless, so lets focus on the talent, not the shrew

funkis starstarstarstarstar Tue 6/3/2008 10:57PM
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What a Stupid CUNT. "now i'm suicidal", or smacked out of my mind and lost the ashes somewhere!

redhed star Wed 6/4/2008 04:28AM
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black market value of deceased musicians ashes?? hmmmmmmmmm....

Ryan Wed 6/4/2008 06:02AM
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Ryan

Kurt isn't dead...he's living on a human/kangaroo hybrid farm in central Australia, along with Morrisson, Garcia, Janis and Jimi. They're trying to produce a creature that can run faster, jump higher and shred more guitar than the average human OR kangaroo. I thought everyone had this information by now...y'all must have missed the memo.

BlowsAgainsttheEmpire starstarstarstarstar Wed 6/4/2008 07:07AM
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Just dispicable that anyone would steal another human beings ashes from their widow . . .

kirkbrew Wed 6/4/2008 07:20AM
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kirkbrew

Weezer??? File Weezer (together with this story) in the warehouse of shit I really don;t care about.

ilinaluva02 Wed 6/4/2008 08:19AM
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ilinaluva02

wtf...oke doke then...courtney sucks,i don't like her...but for the ashes whoever did what with them is stupid

DaveT Wed 6/4/2008 09:28AM
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DaveT

I don't like Courtney. She be shady...

kcfindley starstarstarstar Wed 6/4/2008 10:24AM
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stoops Wed 6/4/2008 10:55AM
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""I find it disgusting and right now I'm suicidal."

"Medicated, drama queen, picture perfect, numb belligerence

Narcissistic, drama queen, craving fame and all its decadence..

If you choose to pull the trigger, should your drama prove sincere,

Do it somewhere far away from here

mjk

DaMule Wed 6/4/2008 12:04PM
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DaMule

I'm gonna have to second the notion that she snorted them. The real tragedy here is that his ashes didnt kill her.

TimCorcoran Wed 6/4/2008 12:17PM
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TimCorcoran

Miss you KC :(...

danalog Wed 6/4/2008 01:30PM
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danalog

this story has been confirmed as a false rumor.

jozzer74 Wed 6/4/2008 01:41PM
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jozzer74

Has anyone checked craigslist or ebay for a "pink teddy bear-shaped bag" yet? If someone is this crazy to steal someone's ashes, they might try to sell them.

aaronjl1 Wed 6/4/2008 07:06PM
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aaronjl1

Dude, you just got PuNkEd...

Jack Straw Berry star Thu 6/5/2008 07:33PM
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Jack Straw Berry

courtney is a poser...

River Fri 6/6/2008 12:01AM
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River

has there bin any re post about whats going on with this. or did courntey be like keith richards and snort the ashes?!?!?!?!?!!?

garriswh Fri 6/6/2008 12:27PM
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Good, I'd rather his ashes be in anyone's hands besides that lying, money-grubbing, fake, miserable whore excuse for a human.

Coconut Phil Fri 6/6/2008 04:06PM
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Coconut Phil

I'm all busted up for fugging courtney love, that bitch sold him out like stock, publishing his privite journals was the worst. She is a junkie who got ripped off. Kurt will long be honored and respected, trash like her always gets taken out sooner or later.

Mountain_Icculus Sat 6/7/2008 06:15PM
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Mountain_Icculus

keith richards snorted his ashes.

GammaJamma Sun 6/8/2008 04:00PM
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GammaJamma

SCI Sucks!

DeadStickLanding Mon 6/9/2008 12:56PM
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DeadStickLanding

Check out the lyrics to Primus - Coattails of a Dead Man.