Frances Bean Cobain loses Kurt Cobain's iconic 'Unplugged' guitar in divorce settlement

Brenda Watkins
May 16, 2018

In 2014 she married Isaiah Silva and divorced him in 2017.

After a bitter two-year battle over the famed instrument, Frances Bean Cobain has agreed to let ex Isaiah Silva have the famed 1959 Martin D-18E guitar, according to TMZ.

She has since made a decision to hand over the guitar as a way of settling the divorce proceedings quickly without a trial. Originally given to her for safekeeping, the guitar is thought to be worth millions of dollars.

Isaiah insisted Frances gave him the guitar as a gift and so it is his to keep, while the daughter of Kurt and Hole songstress Courtney Love was emphatic that she would never have given him a "priceless family heirloom". She will not have to pay any spousal support and will also receive the LA house they owned together.

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Photographs showing Kurt Cobain's body after he killed himself are to remain sealed, a court in his hometown of Seattle, Washington has ruled.

Asked what her late father, who took his own life in 1994, would think of her music, she said: 'I don't have an answer for that because I don't want to speak on someone else's behalf.

When 25 year old Frances needs inspiration she already has her first divorce to draw upon. Lee, described as a "conspiracy theorist" in court documents, has independently researched Cobain's death for years, propogating the theory that Cobain was in fact murdered. Once you're logged in, you will be able to comment. To do so, click the downward arrow on the top-right corner of the Facebook comment (the arrow is invisible until you roll over it) and select the appropriate action. If a new comment is published from a "banned" user or contains a blacklisted word, this comment will automatically have limited visibility (the "banned" user's comments will only be visible to the user and the user's Facebook friends).

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