For almost a year, Courtney Love talked to The Fix about the cost of fame and her daily struggle with sobriety. Her candid confessions and a host of surprising new revelations are captured in The Fix’s first e-book, Courtney Comes Clean.
Maer Roshan first met Courtney Love on an unseasonably balmy New York evening in September 2010, a night before she was scheduled to headline an annual event to celebrate sobriety.
Roshan, the editor and founder of The Fix, arrived at SoHo’s tony Mercer Hotel armed with a note-pad and a tape recorder. He discovered Courtney slouched in a banquette, nursing a bottle of Stella Artois. Though their meeting was initially scheduled to last just 30 minutes, they went on speaking for close to a year. Holed up in her cluttered, couture-filled suite, the battle-scarred legend spoke movingly about her thrilling and often tragic life—candidly dwelling on her longtime struggles with addiction, her ambivalence about AA, and her stints in rehab. […]
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