Courtney Love Tweets Angrily About ‘The Muppets’ Star Jason Segel
About a month ago, Kurt Cobain's widow Courtney Love publicly railed against the movie 'The Muppets,' saying Disney and the beloved puppets "raped" her late husband memory by remaking Nirvana's 'Smells Like Teen Spirit' for the film. And it seems she isn't finished having her say.
Her new target? The star and co-writer of 'The Muppets,' Jason Segel.
If you didn't hear about her original complaints, Love says she alone gets to decide how Cobain’s music is used commercially, and that she never granted such permission to the filmmakers. But there's just one problem with her argument: she reportedly sold half of her rights to Cobain’s music and the exclusive rights to distribute the complete Nirvana catalog to licensing company Primary Wave Music, which did sign off on using ‘Smells Like Teen Spirit’ in 'The Muppets.'
What's more, Dave Grohl and Krist Novoselic — Nirvana’s surviving members — gave their stamp of approval as well, with Grohl even doing a cameo in the flick.
That was followed by a personal plea to filmmaker Judd Apatow to "beat the s--t out of" Segel, adding, "it would not be hard, i love you thanks."
And if you thought it couldn't get any weirder, it did the next day when she tweeted to Sam Lufti, whom you may recall has about 30 restraining orders against him for his part in Britney Spears' mental breakdown a few years ago:
Love misspelled Jason's Twitter handle in some of her tweets, but the point was pretty clear -- she's not over this yet.
So in addition to actor and writer, now Segel can add a new title to his business cards: "Muppet Satan."