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Love sued over tweet for a second time

By | Published on Tuesday 31 May 2011

Courtney Love

Courtney Love is being sued for a second time over something she said on Twitter.

According to Reuters, the Hole frontwoman is being sued by a lawyer who the singer hired to investigate allegations money had been stolen from her late husband Kurt Cobain’s estate. Love eventually fired attorney Rhonda Holmes, claiming on Twitter that the lawyer had been “bought off” by the people she was meant to be investigating. It’s that claim that Holmes is suing over.

Of course, always the pioneer, Love has already been sued once for defamation based on a tweet – quite an achievement for such a new phenomenon. In that case Love settled with fashion designer Dawn Simorangkir, agreeing to pay $430,000 in damages after calling the fashion lady an “asswipe nasty lying hosebag thief”.