Kristen Stewart's role in the Twilight movie franchise nearly went to Kurt Cobain and Courtney Love's daughter, according to her mother.

The Hole rocker told U.S. radio host Howard Stern on Thursday (30May13) that Frances Bean Cobain, 20, was offered the role of Bella Swan in the films, but snubbed the opportunity because she objected to the vampire storylines.

Love told the host, "When she was 13 she was offered Twilight, she was offered (the part of) Bella in Twilight. Someone just saw a picture of her in a magazine and sent me the script for Twilight. She was like, 'That's a sexist Mormon piece of s**t'. She was 13. It would have destroyed her life."

Stewart played the role of Bella in the five Twilight movies, which have grossed more than $2 billion worldwide.