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Courtney Love Accused Olivia Rodrigo Of Copying Her Album Cover, Calling It "Rude" And "Rage Inducing"

Courtney encouraged Olivia to send her flowers and a note.

In case you haven't heard, there's some serious drama going down in the music community this week. Go ahead and grab your popcorn as I catch you up to speed.


We all grew up knowing Courtney Love, right? She was the lead vocalist of the band Hole and was married to Nirvana's Kurt Cobain.

Black-and-white photo of Kurt and Courtney sitting against a wall
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Well, Courtney recently took to social media to register some complaints about music's new darling, Olivia Rodrigo.

Courtney wearing a black transparent top and jacket
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The 56-year-old shared a picture of the young singer across social media. In the caption she wrote, "Spot the difference! #twinning!"

Olivia recently shared the pic in question to promote her upcoming concert film.

since i never got to go to prom, I wanted to throw a little prom party with my fav ppl (you guys obvs). SOUR prom the concert film comes out Tuesday!!!! 💜💐🔪 @youtubemusic @TMobile

Twitter: @Olivia_Rodrigo

Courtney seemed to find too many similarities between Olivia's pic and the cover of Hole's 1994 album, Live Through This. In both pics, the women are wearing crowns, have makeup running down their faces, and are holding flowers.

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Hole's album cover features fashion model Leilani Bishop and was photographed by Ellen von Unwerth.

Well, Olivia responded! She commented on the IG post, "love u and live through this sooooo much."

Courtney Love / Via Instagram: @courtneylove

But Courtney didn't appear to think that was enough. She encouraged the 18-year-old to DM her for info on her favorite florist so the Disney star could send flowers with a note.

Courtney Love / Via Instagram: @courtneylove

Over on Facebook, Courtney wrote that the whole thing is "rude" and "rage inducing." She also asked, "Does Disney teach kids reading and writing? God knows. Let's see."

Courtney Love / Via Facebook: 100044273057288

So far, it seems like there are mixed reactions. Some people support Courtney and think Olivia should follow "artist etiquette":

Courtney Love / Via Facebook: 100044273057288

While others think it's a bit much for Courtney to get worked up over a prom photo:

@Courtney @Olivia_Rodrigo Wow, didn’t know Courtney Love owns the rights on EVERY SINGLE PROM PHOTO w/FLOWERS cover did Carrie have to check with you and send a thank you note too? If anything the crying makeup match, but a prom photo, how can anyone think they were the first and only #GetOverYourself

Twitter: @ShesACap1

Do you think it's fair for Courtney to call out Olivia? Or do you believe Olivia is in the right? Sound off in the comments below!