American singer Courtney Love opened up about her struggles with alcohol while accepting the Icon Award at the 2020 NME Awards. During the event, which was held at London's 02 Academy Brixton, the "Malibu" singer revealed she has been sober for one year and a half!
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Courtney Love opens up about her sobriety at the NME Awards
The 56-year-old singer, who admitted she didn't prepare any speech, said: "I woke up this morning and I asked a friend like ‘Is it the 11th?’ because also today, the honor of picking up this wonderful f**k you thing [the award is shaped like a middle finger] … I also have 18 months sober today."
"I can’t believe that. That’s pretty wild. Thank you so much, I’m very honored," added Courtney Love.
Courtney Love was married to Kurt Cobain from 1992 to 1994
Apart from her amazing music career, Courtney Love is best known for being married to late Nirvana frontman Kurt Cobain, who passed away in 1994 at the age of 27.
Before dying, Kurt Cobain left a note which read, "Please keep going Courtney for Frances. For her life will be so much happier without me. I love you. I love you." making reference to their daughter Frances Bean.