Courtney Love doubled down on her claims that Brad Pitt had her fired from the 1999 movie Fight Club as a result of she wouldn’t surrender the rights to her legendary late husband Kurt Cobain‘s biopic. On Dec. 26, Courtney, 58, appeared as a visitor on Marc Maron’s WTF Podcast, the place she opened up about the whole state of affairs, telling the viewers that she was solid in Fight Club and that she was let go as a result of she wouldn’t permit Brad’s manufacturing firm, Plan B, to provide it. She additionally stated that Brad, 59, hounded her to star in the biopic about Kurt — the Nirvana frontman who infamously died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound on the peak of his fame in 1994.
After the podcast, Courtney — who was relationship Brad’s Fight Club co-star Edward Norton on the time when the film was made — spoke out concerning the ordeal, once more. In a Dec. 30 submit that she shared on her Instagram, she wrote that she was fired over her refusal to budge on her ex-husband’s biopic. However, a supply who labored on Fight Club informed Itsnews that Courtney was “by no means supplied” the position to start with! “Nearly twenty-five years in the past, Courtney Love auditioned for a task in ‘Fight Club’, a task she was by no means supplied at any level,” the movie insider informed us, including, “You can’t be fired for a job you didn’t get. It’s widespread data that roles are usually not determined by different actors however by the director.” To notice, Fight Club was directed by David Fincher, not by Brad.
Yet Courtney didn’t see it that means. In the prolonged Instagram submit, Courtney wrote, “Hi. Regarding a narrative I informed on the @marcmaron #wtf podcast. A narrative I used to be by no means going to inform. Brad pushed me a bridge too far. I don’t like the way in which he does enterprise or wields his energy. It’s a easy reality, and it began in the course of the manufacturing of Fight Club. I perceive how a lot of a sport of roulette casting is. I’m not right here 22 years later bitching about shedding a component enjoying somebody’s facet piece in a film.”
She continued, “On the podcast, I recount the day Brad & Gus Van Sant known as me from lunch and tried to blackmail me over my position, for the rights to a movie about Kurt. I misplaced my s**t on them, and by 7 pm I used to be fired from ‘Fight Club’. Every phrase of that is factual. This was at all times a secret that I used to be high quality conserving. It’s a film. Indeed, I handed on higher roles than [sic] that. Who cares? The level is Brad saved on stalking me about Kurt.”
After happening about her restoration from substance abuse, which she has been open with her fans about over time, she claimed that Brad tried to speak to her concerning the biopic on her rocker ex-husband, once more, on a Zoom name in 2020. “It’s not simply the Zoom I had with Brad in 2020 the place I stated no to @planbfilms and Brad producing it,” Courtney wrote, “It’s that I stated NO on the Zoom and that was not sufficient. I used to be not heard. I used to be ignored.”
“I had no plans to deliver it up with Marc Maron however up it got here. I informed the story as a result of I felt Pitt wouldn’t cease pursuing Kurt — until I stated it in public. I don’t need Brad to be pissed off at me and turn out to be his resentment. I need him to do higher. I’m not into assault. C’mon brother Pitt. I want you effectively, actually,” Courtney wrote.
“If he’s mad at me, that’s his downside. I get pleasure from him as a film star immensely,” Courtney wrote about Brad, earlier than ending it with a jab that learn, “Not a lot as a biopic producer. Hope this clarifies and thanks in your time.” Ultimately, as followers know, Helena Bonham Carter was solid in Fight Club reverse Brad and Edward. Courtney ended her Instagram submit by stating, “I’m certain Helena Bonham Carter was totally meant to be Marla Singer and I don’t bear her or Edward Norton or David Fincher — all individuals whose work and Genius I respect immensely — any unwell will.”
Itsnews reached out to Courtney’s publicist concerning the movie insider’s declare that she was by no means solid within the movie, however we now have not heard again but.
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