Courtney Love Just Said That Taylor Swift Isn’t Important Or Interesting While Also Taking Aim At Beyoncé, Lana Del Rey, And Madonna

“Welcome to 1992!!! Homegirl has been a hater since the '90s,” one person tweeted on Monday as Swifties rallied against Courtney on social media.

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Courtney Love has never been the type to keep her opinions to herself, with the 59-year-old star rising to prominence as a figurehead of the alternative and grunge scene back in the 1990s.

Courtney Love with playing the guitar and singing  on stage

She was the lead vocalist and rhythm guitarist of the alternative rock band Hole, which formed in 1989, and her personal life has endured fierce scrutiny over the years — mainly due to her tumultuous relationship with Nirvana frontman Kurt Cobain, who died in 1994.

Courtney Love holding a baby and standing next to Kurt Cobain at an event

Three decades later, Courtney is still making headlines. In 2021, she divided people when she came for then-18-year-old Olivia Rodrigo on social media.

Courtney Love in a strapless outfit with a statement red necklace
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And in a new interview, Courtney has now taken aim at a whole host of prominent women in the music industry, including Taylor Swift, Beyoncé, and Madonna.

Courtney Love at an event wearing a blazer with a silver pendant

“I mean, I like the idea of Beyoncé doing a country record because it’s about Black women going into spaces where previously only white women have been allowed,” Courtney continued. “As a concept, I love it. I just don’t like her music.”

Beyoncé performing on stage in a striped outfit with a microphone

Discussing Taylor Swift, Courtney added: “Taylor is not important. She might be a safe space for girls, and she’s probably the Madonna of now, but she’s not interesting as an artist.”

Taylor Swift wearing a sequined dress at on stage

Meanwhile, Lana Del Rey did manage to get some compliments from Courtney amid the criticism. She said: “I haven’t liked Lana since she covered a John Denver song, and I think she should really take seven years off. Up until ‘Take Me Home Country Roads’ I thought she was great. When I was recording my new album, I had to stop listening to her as she was influencing me too much.”

Closeup of Lana Del Rey

And there is no love lost between Courtney and Madonna, with Courtney saying: “I don’t like her, and she doesn’t like me. I loved Desperately Seeking Susan, but for the city of New York as much as her.”

Madonna and Courtney Love with their arms around each other as they take a picture at an event

And while Courtney’s comments have understandably sparked huge backlash from the fandoms of the stars that she criticized, it is unlikely to affect her. In fact, Courtney proudly admitted that she is “completely disagreeable” earlier in the same interview.

Courtney Love smiling outdoors while hoop earrings and a jacket

Longtime followers of Courtney have also been quick to point this out on X, formerly known as Twitter, as offended fans — particularly of Taylor's — rallied against the star.

Courtney Love in lace top performing with a microphone onstage
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