In one of the weirdest twists yet in the testimony of manger Sam Lutfi, it appears that Courtney Love, former lead singer for Hole and widow of Kurt Cobain, may be planning on taking her story to New York City’s Great White Way. As part of his court case against the parents of Britney Spears for breach of contract and libel, as well as unpaid fees, Lutfi testified that “[Courtney Love and I] are currently working on a possible motion picture or Broadway musical based on the Nirvana catalogue, based on her life and Kurt Cobain’s.” This testimony came as part of Lutfi’s attempt to prove that he has musical industry experience and was indeed qualified to act as Spear’s manager. Lutfi claims that he “currently co-manages Ms. Love,” calling her “an accomplished actress.”
A spokesperson for Courtney Love has no comment thus far on any of Lutfi’s claims but a source close to Love was more forthcoming acknowledging that Lutfi is indeed co-managing the singer turned actress. The source went on to say that “She’s been talking about doing a movie or play about her life with Kurt for a long time. So far nothing has materialized from it.” Love has long been accused of exploiting her relationship with the former Nirvana singer for financial gain. Back in 2006 she sold off a significant portion of her rights to Nirvana’s publishing catalog, which had been left to her and her daughter Frances Bean when Cobain committed suicide in 1994.
This revelation is just one of the many that have emerged since Sam Lutfi took the stand. Earlier this week he revealed that Spears shaved her head for a drug test, fearing that traces of illegal substances would be found in her hair. Britney will not be appearing as part of the trial as she has been ruled incompetent to take the stand.