Courtney Love Admits to Heroin Use While Pregnant

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Courtney Love has made a disturbing, albeit not altogether shocking, admission:

She took drugs while pregnant with her daughter.

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In the documentary, Kurt Cobain: Montage of Heck (which debuted at the Sundance Film Festival this month) the singer opens up about her long-time struggle with substance abuse, saying on camera that she used heroin "once" while expecting Frances Bean Cobain.

Most of the aforementioned movie looks into the Nirvana rocker's issues with parenting, along with his desire to be the father he never had.

There aren't images of him taking drugs on screen, though his descent into addiction becomes obviously clear.

While Love and her grown daughter have had a difficult relationship, the screening of the documentary brought them back together: they posed together for photos at the Park City, Utah festival.

Back in 2011, Love opened up to The Fix about her drug use during pregnancy, saying at the time that she had only used in the "first three weeks" when she didn't realize she was actually knocked up.

"Yes, it's true, I used heroin in the first three weeks of my pregnancy - but so f--king what!? I didn't even know I was pregnant at the time," she confessed back then.

"I also took a few puffs on a cigarette when my belly was out to here, but most of those nine months, I walked around with nicotine patches all over my body. When you have a baby inside you, you're not going to do drugs or something stupid."

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