Courtney Love Goes Topless, Storms Offstage, Disses Dave Grohl in Brazil
After donning a fan-made "Courtney Be My Bitch" T-shirt on Sunday night, Nov. 13, at the SWU Festival in Sao Paulo, Brazil, Courtney Love jettisoned said garment and the black tube top she'd been wearing underneath, treating the crowd to an impromptu strip show.
Once topless, the 47-year-old Hole frontwoman continued singing and strumming her Rickenbacker, the Daily Mail reports.
Love has a history of such behavior, and in addition to reportedly getting naked for a New York Times reporter last year, the renowned troublemaker flashed David Letterman in 2004, copying an on-air stunt pulled by Drew Barrymore in 1995.
Love's topless rocking wasn't the only noteworthy thing about Sunday's Brazilian gig. At another point in the show, a fan held up a picture of the singer's late husband, Kurt Cobain, prompting a rather angry response.
"I don't need to see a picture of Kurt, a-----e, and I'm going to have you f---ing removed if you keep holding that up," Love said, according to the NME. "I'm not Kurt, I have to live with his s--- and his ghost and his kid every day, and throwing that up is stupid and rude and I'm going to beat the f--- out of you if you do it again."
She then stormed off the stage, and after a member of her crew urged the crowd to chant "Foo Fighters are gay!" she returned for a bit of Dave Grohl bashing.
"I don't care what you listen to at home, but if a guy takes off money off my kid's table, f--- him," she said, presumably referring to her well-publicized legal battles with the Foos frontman and former