Muppets "Raped" Nirvana, Bastardize "Smells Like Teen Spirit," According to Courtney Love

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Courtney Love, seemingly always pissed and relentlessly exploiting her late husband's name, is accusing Jim Henson's Muppets of rape.

According to TMZ, "Love believes Kermit the Frog and his gang of Muppet friends 'raped' the memory of her late husband Kurt Cobain" with a "bastardizing" cover of Nirvana's "Smells Like Teen Spirit."

Claiming to be the absolute authority when it comes to commercializing Nirvana's music, Love denies giving Disney and Muppets Studio permission to use the song in last year's movie.

However, Love is not the absolute authority. In fact, she sold half of the rights to Cobain's music and the exclusive right to distribute Nirvana's entire catalog to Primary Wave Music several years ago.

Furthermore, Primary Wave and the surviving members of Nirvana -- Dave Grohl and Krist Novoselic -- approved the use of "Smells Like Teen Spirit."

Smells like a bullshit accusation, Courtney. Now see the next page for Crossfade's five favorite covers performed by Muppets.

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Brandt Hardin
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Kurt changed my life with his insightful and surreal musicand lyrics.  I only wished he could havestuck around to make more to listen to for future generations.  I was compelled to compose a portrait of himIn Memoriam recently on the anniversary of his death on my artist’s blog at http://dregstudiosart.blogspot...  Drop in and tell me your memories of hismusic and how it’s affected you.

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