Courtney Love has accused Trent Reznor of "systemic abuse" and blasted the remaining members of Nirvana over a royalties agreement.
The Hole frontwoman opened up about the "mega aggressions" she's encountered over the years and insisted she was tired of "being scapegoated" by "clowns" when the treatment she's experienced and witnessed has been ignored.
In a now-deleted Instagram post, Courtney ranted: "Here’s a few receipts from some mega aggressions I’ve had to deal with, make myself small for, stop righteous lawsuits over, (‘we are not doormats’ my sponsor always quotes to me) due to male privilege in all its vile toxicity. When @sharonstone was asked if she had any #metoo’s, she just laughed. We only get 1 right?.
“I’ve had enough of this [Poo emoji] from these clowns leaning into my being scapegoated for breathing, for my husband’s death, for my ‘overt’ sexuality, because I’m an addict, etc, and a WOMAN, for over 27 years.(sic)"
The 56-year-old singer - whose husband, Nirvana frontman Kurt Cobain, took his own life in 1994 - then hit out at Dave Grohl and Krist Novoselic over an agreement she signed while "broken" after her spouse's death.
She wrote: "Three months before I left LA, I signed a document that effectively gives Dave [Grohl] (and Krist [Novoselic]) my descendants money in perpetuity. I was so broken. So scarred, so exhausted by him, I just f****** signed it. But it’s a lie. So I’m unsigning it.
“Because it’s nonsense. The chaos and fury over Kurt’s death being directed at me, deflected by Dave, while he enriched and continues to enrich himself, gorging on Kurt’s fortune and Kurt’s goodwill. 27! Years!!! I’ve had enough.”
Courtney insisted she was "over being made small" and slammed the Foo Fighters singer's reputation as "the nicest guy in rock" before turning her attention to Trent, who she branded a "creep" and claimed she witnessed the Nine Inch Nails frontman abusing "girls as young as 12" when she was on the road with Hole.
She ranted: "“As for Reznor, At least? HE’S talented but still a creep. I’ve never seen so much systemic abuse of kids, girls as young as 12, by him and his crew, we all (the members of Hole) witnessed it. So while these two jack asses are not my #metoo’s because I’m saving my 1 up (because we only get 1) they’re darn close.
“#fuckoff @treznor @nineinchnails @foofighters (sic)"
The 'Malibu' hitmaker hoped speaking out would help other women.
She wrote: "I really hope my example of standing up to them, putting a stop to them, will prevent any other women (or men) from this soul shattering level of personal and cultural abuse in future. Sexually, spiritually, financially.. #metoo #me3 #me88 etc etc ad nauseam. #blessed? Yeah to be breathing long enough to tell the tale. I’m cramming as much into every song as I can. Nam myoho renge kyo. ‘We are not doormats.(sic)"
Neither Trent nor Dave have responded to the claims.