Courtney Love claims she stopped acting after experiencing several #MeToo moments. After releasing Hole’s album Live Through This in 1994, Love set his sights on acting, which is something he did well before forming the band. Love appeared in supporting roles in Alex Cox films. Sid and Nancy (1986) and Straight to hell (1987), but did not go the Hollywood route. Love notes that it was director Milos Forman who brought her back to the acting world.
Before partnering with Milos Forman to People vs. Larry Flynt in 1996, Courtney love appeared in the biographical film of Jean-Michel Basquiat Basquiat and the drama Feeling Minnesota. She played Larry Flynt’s late wife Althea in Forman’s film alongside Woody Harrelson, earning her a Golden Globe nomination for Best Actress. “For a few years, thanks to Milos Forman, I was a professional actress and movie star,” Love recalls in a new Instagram post. “It was fun as hell. I was nominated for best actress, for a Golden Globe … One day I could talk about that.” She continued and had this to say.
“I love acting. I stopped being able to do it after a lot of #metoos. Nobody would believe me, and I wouldn’t stop. So I went and left. And I’m fine with that. Maybe, in my next life I’ll be stronger and I’ll be able to bear it. Hats off to those who can. “
Although Courtney Love didn’t go into detail about her personal #MeToo moments, she was one of the first people to speak publicly about Harvey Weinstein and his reputation. In a 2005 red carpet interview, Love was asked what advice she had for young women trying to make it big in Hollywood. “Ummm … I’ll break free if I say so,” Love said before declaring, “if Harvey Weinstein invites you to a private party at his Four Seasons [hotel room], don’t go. “In 2017, Love clarified that she had not been one of Weinstein’s” victims, “but claimed it was banned by the CAA (Creative Arts Agency) after her comments.
After appearing in People vs. Larry Flynt, Courtney Love went on to have a number of critically acclaimed roles including, 200 cigarettes, Man on the moon, Julie Johnson, Y Caught. However, it stopped in the early 2000s. Love currently lives in England and prepares to write a book, while also toying with the idea of bringing together Hole’s classical lineup. “I love being here in England, but sometimes I miss acting,” he said in his post. “To the melody of a great conductor, [it’s] one of the best experiences you can have as a woman I think. All the glamor that comes after that is fun, quirky, beautiful! But the confidence that can be achieved with a great director? It’s one of the deepest things I’ve ever known. “
Courtney Love also revealed some red carpet tips from Sharon Stone, as she posted a picture of herself in a dress that Stone had loaned her. After quitting acting, Love went on to write some manga titles, released his diaries and solo material as well. Since then, she has dipped her feet back into the world of acting with roles in Sons of Anarchy, Empire, Y Revenge. You can take a look Courtney Love’s Official Instagram post about act up. She also wished her late husband Kurt Cobain a happy birthday this afternoon, which you can watch below.
Topics: sexual misconduct