Quote: "I might still get it. The chick won a Tony for it. It was an unknown, out-of-the-blue, very feminist - but sexual - piece. I came so close, and the producer wanted me. But the director had equity and he didn't want me. Not because of acting capacity... but because of reputation." Hole star Courtney Love lost out on making her Broadway bow.
Quote: "I'm actually thinking of going to Nyu to take a finance course and a lens course, so I can think about directing. I have a really good script, but I don't want to do it unless I really know how to work a camera." Former Hole rocker Courtney Love is keen to enrol in a few classes at New York University and try her hand at becoming a director.
Fact: Former Hole star Eric Erlandson has written a poetry book inspired by the death of Nirvana star Kuirt Cobain - the late husband of his one-time bandmate Courtney Love. The book will hit stores in April (12) just after the 18th anniversary of Cobain's death.
Quote: "I would love to do a sex column. And I do occasionally have time to have sex. But mostly I do finances. I could write a financial column in my sleep." Hole rocker Courtney Love contemplates penning her own column.
Fact: Documentaries about Willie Nelson and former Hole star Patty Schemel will debut at the SXSW conference and festival in Austin, Texas later this month (Mar11). The King of Luck, Billy Bob Thornton's look at country music icon Nelson's life on the road, will close the festival on 19 March (11).
Quote: "I'm a stable person. I'm steady as a rock. I can be counted on to show up, I can be counted on to be loyal, I can be counted on to be honourable. Even when I was on drugs - I am stable in the sense that I am there for the people that I love." Sober Hole rocker Courtney Love is adamant she maintained a sense of stability even through her years of drug addiction.
Quote: "We were talking about this - and since I'm the greatest f**k in the world and she's 'sexual napalm', we should get together and make sexual nuke." Hole rocker Courtney Love wants to combine sexual forces with pop singer Jessica Simpson, who was dubbed electric in bed by her ex-boyfriend, John Mayer.
Quote: "I don't have tattoos or look obviously different, but I am in my own ways. My dentist doesn't believe I play rock music. He's convinced I'm an art teacher." Former Hole star Melissa Auf der Maur admits she doesn't have a rock and roll image.
Quote: "That's how low-profile we actually were. It was a big secret we were both desperate to keep for whatever reason. He seems to be a little more public now." Former Hole star Melissa Auf der Maur confirms she dated Foo Fighters star Dave Grohl in the 1990s.
Fact: Courtney Love is to perform a free Hole gig for 200 lucky fans later this month (26Apr10) to celebrate the launch of the band's new album Nobody's Daughter. The first 200 fans to purchase the CD at a special signing at U.S. retailer Best Buy in Union Square, New York will receive access to the gig.
Quote: "One time Frances was being mean and said, 'What are you going to do if the record fails?' Well, Frances, it can't fail because I love it and I've worked really hard to make sure I love it." Courtney Love's estranged daughter FRANCES BEAN has expressed doubts over the Hole rocker's music comeback.
Fact: Revellers in New York City on New Year's Eve (31Dec09) will have the chance to see Courtney Love ring in 2010. The former Hole frontwoman will be playing a special show at Manhattan's Standard Hotel - for $250 (£156) per ticket.
Fact: Former Hole bassist Melissa Auf der Maur is gearing up to exhibit her photography at a New York gallery later this month (Oct08). AND YOU WILL KNOW US BY THE TRAIL OF DEAD's frontman CONRAD KEELY is also displaying his work at the exhibition.
Quote: "I met Courtney Love and she said she'd like to sleep with me, but couldn't because of my pop star thing. So I said I couldn't sleep with her either, because of the ugly thing." British singer Robbie Williams hits out at the former Hole rocker.