TMZ is reporting that Courtney Love has lost legal guardianship of her daughter, Frances Bean Cobain. We aren’t exactly sure why this is news considering Frances, the only child of Love and late Nirvana frontman Kurt Cobain, is 17 years old.
Does she really need a guardian? Apparently so because TMZ cites court documents saying Kurt Cobain’s mom, Wendy O’Connor, and his sister, Kimberly Dawn Cobain, are now legal guardians.
The only thing that might make sense is that the new guardians have custody of Frances, whose godfather is Michael Stipe of Athens-based band R.E.M., as well as her financials – but not the trust established after Kurt’s death.