No Love for Activision
Taken from a Rolling Stone article posted in August 8th of this year.
" Indeed, securing the proper approvals was no small feat. Not only did Cobain’s widow Courtney Love have to sign off on behalf of the estate, so did former drummer Dave Grohl and Primary Wave Publishing, which administers the Nirvana catalog. “There’s a lot of moving parts to something like this,” Riley explains. “But it was about timing, not an issue of resistance. We almost did it for World Tour, but we couldn’t get it together. Then after three years of working with the different parties, it was like the perfect storm.”
Naturally, Love did have some concerns. Namely, Cobain’s physique, Riley reveals. “Courtney supplied us with photos and videos and knew exactly what she wanted Kurt to look like,” he says. “She picked the wardrobe and hair style, which turned out to be the ‘Teen Spirit’ look, then we went back and forth over changes — some subtle, some not so subtle.” In column B? Love’s reference to the Greek God Adonis, whose youthful good looks made the male deity an object of desire. “She certainly had a physical image in mind,” says Riley. “She wanted him to have that sort of athletic definition but not overly so.” And while Love has long had a reputation for being difficult, Riley’s experience was anything but. “She was actually great to work with,” he says. “She got back with comments pretty quickly.”
So you can deduce two things from that.
- Courtney Love was high/drunk the whole time she was working with the development team and only realized what she has done when she sobered up.
- She is strapped for cash and is looking for more money and this whole issue will likely get resolved by the two parties having some sort of "out of court" settlement i.e. Activision gave Courtney Love more money.
- She is a complete moron who can't remember shit as a result from years of drug and alcohol abuse and she will end up dying from an OD after confessing to having murdered Kurt Cobain.
" I can't imagine she'll win. Activision wouldn't have included him in the game if they didn't have a rock solid contract to be able to use his image rights. "It's another ploy from her to get more money. She did the same thing when she sued Grohl an Novoselic over the "You Know You're Right" song when they wanted to include it in the box set. Now I hate her more then ever as she made me side with Activision on this matter. She after more money, period. Thats what Cobain is to her, A money train.
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