Frances Bean Cobain's Ex-Husband Claims Courtney Love Tried To Kill Him To Get Kurt's Guitar Back

This is a crazy story. And Britney Spears' ex-manager is involved, somehow.

Frances Bean Cobain's Ex-Husband Claims Courtney Love Tried To Kill Him To Get Kurt's Guitar Back

According to People Magazine, Frances Bean Cobain's ex-husband Isaiah Silva is suing Frances's mother (you might have heard of her?) Courtney Love, claiming that she "entered into a conspiracy with several people to break into his home, beat him up, kidnap him and try to murder him so they could gain possession of Kurt Cobain's legendary guitar."

The disputed guitar is the acoustic 1959 Martin D-18E - not only believed to be the last guitar Cobain played before his April 1994 suicide, but also the guitar he played during his MTV Unplugged set in 1994, so "legendary" is an understatement, we think you'll agree.

Silva managed to win said guitar in his divorce with Frances, and says she gave him her father's guitar as a gift, but Frances and Courtney certainly seem to see things differently. 

His lawsuit alleges that in the early hours of June 3, 2016, one-time Britney Spears manager (it's a weird world, right?) Sam Lutfi and two other men burglarized, robbed, assaulted, sexually battered, kidnapped and attempted to murder him at his West Hollywood Home.

Silva claims that the men claimed to be from the LAPD, and says that Lutfi grabbed his genitals, called him a homophobic slur and threatened to rape him. Both he and his mother sustained injuries during the incident. Silva also alleges that Lutfi dealt drugs to Courtney and Frances. He is seeking unspecified damages.

Frances and Silva married in 2014 and filed for divorce a brief 21 months later. The divorce was settled last November, while the dispute over the guitar was sorted out only recently: Silva apparently gave up spousal support in exchange for the guitar.

Meanwhile, Courtney Love and Frances Bean Cobain recently won a court battle that seals the photos of Kurt Cobain‘s death against journalist Richard Lee, who requested the pictures under the Washington State’s Public Records Act in order to prove Cobain was murdered.

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