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Just what is it with rock stars and the ashes of deceased family members? Ever since Rolling Stones guitarist Keith Richards admitted to snorting his late father's ashes, it seems that burnt remains are becoming the nasal substance of choice. And now, joining the -- ahem -- line, is Courtney Love.
According to author Neil Strauss, currently doing the promotional rounds for his tome, 'Everybody Loves You When You're Dead: Journeys Into Fame And Madness', the Hole singer considered snorting the ashes of her late husband, Nirvana frontman Kurt Cobain.
Speaking to Radaronline, Strauss said, "She walked to a dresser, pulled open a drawer, and removed a square-shaped tin," Strauss said. "She removed the lid, revealing a plastic bag full of white ashes."
Strauss claims that Love then said, "Too bad you don't do coke. Otherwise I'd suggest taking a metal straw to it."
Strauss declined the offer telling the troubled singer, "'I don't think that would be the right thing to do," to which she replied, 'I'd like to though.'"
He continued, "She was serious when she made the suggestion. She actually said she would offer his ashes to me first to snort and then said she would like them."
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