Frances Bean Cobain

Frances Bean Cobain

Frances Bean Cobain(born August 18, 1992) is an American visual artist ,and the only child of Nirvana frontman Kurt Cobain and Hole frontwoman Courtney Love .

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 Frances Bean Cobain's Early life

Her middle name Bean was chosen because Kurt Cobain thought she looked like a kidney bean on the ultrasound . Her godfather is former R.E.M. frontman Michael Stipe , Drew Barrymoreserved as her godmother.

published Lynn Hirschberg's article "Strange Love" that alleged Love admitted to using heroin even after learning of her pregnancy. Along with husband Kurt Cobain, Love maintained thatVanity Fairtook her words out of context.Eventually, child welfare services launched an investigation questioning their parenting abilities. The investigation was eventually dismissed, but not without a significant amount of legal wrangling and Cobain being removed from her parents' custody for a short time, beginning when she was two weeks old. After a lengthy legal battle, Kurt Cobain and Courtney Love were able to regain custody of their daughter. They employed several nannies over the next two years to help them care for her. According to Michael Azerrad inCome as You Are: The Story of Nirvana, this incident inspired Kurt Cobain to write the song " Rape Me ."

Cobain was subsequently raised by her mother, aunts, and paternal grandmother.Cobain's early years growing up were in Seattle and Los Angeles . Cobain was placed again in her grandmother's care for a time after her mother's drug-related arrest in October 2003. Hours after her arrest, Love overdosed on painkillers . Love regained custody of Cobain in 2005.[citation needed]

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 Frances Bean Cobain's Career


Cobain modeled for Hedi Slimane for a web photo series released August 2, 2011.


On October 30, 2012, Cobain announced that her first solo exhibition would take place in February 2013.[dubious]

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, were chosen by 13-year old Cobain.Cobain worked as an intern forRolling Stonemagazine from June to August 2008.In 2009, it was reported that Cobain had turned down the role of Alice in Tim Burton 's big budget film

Cobain was also an executive producer on the HBO movie about her father's life,Kurt Cobain: Montage of Heck.

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 Frances Bean Cobain's Personal life

where she discussed her personal style and mentioned her parents.Another appeared in the January 2006 issue ofi-D, where she expressed negativity over tabloid portrayals of her mother and was quoted as saying, "When you see a lot of lies about her in the tabloids, it can be hurtful." She also gave an interview in 2010 about her art as "Fiddle Tim."

In 2011, Cobain bought her first home, a $1.8 million Spanish-style villa in West Hollywood , a few blocks away from Sunset Strip .

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 Frances Bean Cobain's See also

  • List of people whose parent committed suicide

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 Frances Bean Cobain's References

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  2. Glink, Ilyce (October 24, 2011). "Frances Bean Cobain Purchases West Hollywood Home". CBS. Retrieved September 25, 2013. 
  3. Colin Stutz (March 23, 2016). "Frances Bean Cobain Files for Divorce: Report". Billboard. Retrieved March 24, 2016. 
  4. "Frances Bean Cobain: No Apologies". Interview Magazine. Retrieved 2013-09-25. 
  5. Cross, Charles R. Heavier Than Heaven, Hyperion, 2001. ISBN 0-7868-6505-9 p. 246.
  6. "Frances Bean Cobain, daughter of late rocker Kurt Cobain, celebrates 18th birthday". Archived from the original on May 7, 2011. 
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  8. "The Vaselines Record Second Album After 20 Years". Archived from the original on June 22, 2013. 
  9. Kaufman, Gil (September 23, 2011). "Nirvana Heiress Frances Bean Cobain: About A Girl". MTV. Retrieved April 14, 2015. 
  10. "Courtney Love". Behind the Music. June 21, 2010. VH1 network. 
  11. Come as You Are: The Story of Nirvana, by Michael Azerrad.
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  13. "The Mourning After", Entertainment Weekly, 29 April 1994.
  14. Brodeur, Nicole (5 January 2006). "Sad reminder of Kurt Cobain's legacy". Seattle Times ( Retrieved November 6, 2011. 
  15. Courtney Love has lost custody of her child three times."Frances Bean Cobain Has Steered Clear Of Her Parents' Spotlight", MTV, 18 December 2009. Retrieved April 2, 2010.
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  17. Nikki, Darlene (August 10, 2011). "New pictures of Frances Bean Cobain". Retrieved November 6, 2011. 
  18. Grunge Grrrl Frances Bean Cobain Grew Up Retrieved 2011-08-09.
  19. Hedi Slimane Diary. 2011-08-02.
  20. La Luz de Jesus Gallery Los Angeles, California.
  21. Kamens, Laurie. "Frances Bean Cobain Assumes Pseudonym, Debuts Artwork". 
  22. Pattiz, Rebecca. "Frances Bean Cobain: No Apologies". 
  23. Miller, Bridgette.Frances Bean Cobain & More Create Art That Rocks for MiXTAPE LA Bust (magazine) August 02, 2012
  24. LA MIXTAPE: AS A GESTURE OF LOVE L.A. Record August 3rd, 2012
  25. Duran, Amy.[1] IN L.A.: LA MIXTAPE @ LEBASSE PROJECTS CHINA TOWN juxtapoz magazine Monday August 20, 2012
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  28. Published 7/21/08. "Frances Cobain is a summer intern at Rolling Stone". Retrieved November 8, 2010. 
  29. Published 9/6/09. "Frances Bean Cobain "Alice In Wonderland" Snub". Retrieved February 27, 2014. 
  30. "Kurt Cobain's Daughter, Frances Bean Cobain, makes singing debut" February 6, 2010.
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  32. "Frances Bean Cobain on life after Kurt's death: An exclusive Q&A". CNN. April 9, 2015. Retrieved April 10, 2015. 
  33. "Don't expect any grunge from Frances Bean", Vogue. 7 September 2005.
  34. "Frances Cobain has suicide-themed birthday party". 
  35. "Cobain's mother gets guardianship of granddaughter", Associated Press, USA Today, 14 December 2009. accessed 16 April 2012.
  36. "Court to Courtney: Stay Away From Frances", Retrieved June 25, 2010.
  37. Fleeman, Mike (December 23, 2009). "Did Courtney Love's Daughter Face Domestic Violence?". People. Retrieved November 6, 2011. 
  38. Uhl, Carey (May 13, 2012). "Documents Show Courtney Love Lost The Rights to Kurt Cobain’s Image and Likeness to His Daughter Frances Bean Cobain | News". 
  39. Uu (May 2, 2012). "Courtney Love Lost Rights to Kurt Cobain's Image, Frances Bean in Control - Spinner Canada". 
  40. Rolph, Amy (August 18, 2010). "Frances Bean Cobain buys LA mansion with Nirvana money". Retrieved November 8, 2010. 
  41. Kile, Meredith B. (March 23, 2016). "Frances Bean Cobain Files for Divorce After Less than Two Years of Marriage". Entertainment Tonight. Retrieved March 24, 2016. 
  42. Stark, George (March 23, 2016). "Frances Bean Cobain Files for Divorce from Husband Isaiah Silva After 21 Months of Marriage, Seeks to Protect $450 Million Fortune". People. Retrieved March 24, 2016. 
  43. "Frances Bean Cobain Secretly Marries Boyfriend Isaiah Silva Without Telling Mom Courtney Love". E!. September 25, 2015. Retrieved September 30, 2015. 
  44. "Frances Bean Cobain secretly weds?". - XposĂ© Entertainment. Retrieved September 30, 2015. 

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