Courtney Love: I Turned Down Russell Brand Because He Smelled "Too Musky"

Celebrity News May. 9, 2014 AT 6:00PM
Courtney Love says she turned down Russell Brand because he smelled Courtney Love says she turned down Russell Brand because he smelled bad Credit: Dave M. Benett/Getty Images

Courtney Love was not down for Russell Brand—because he smelled weird. 

The wacky, outspoken rocker recently claimed on Channel 4's Alan Carr: Chatty Man that Katy Perry's ex came on to her—but she refused because he was "too musky."

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"My favorite Russell Brand line was when we first were friends and he tried to hit on me and nothing ever happened," the 49-year-old recalled on the British talk show.

The former Hole frontwoman continued: "He goes, 'I've had a lot of grand conversations, darling, but none of them have ever ended in an orgasm. Can we go in your room?'"

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Although crude, it wasn't the pick up line that turned Love away. "He's got some good lines," Love said, [But] I said to Russell, 'You're too musky for me, man.'" 

Kurt Cobain's widow added: "He is a little musky. We did yoga together and the musk was there.”

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According to The New York Post, Love told the crowd between songs during a performance in NYC back in September 2013 that "Katy Perry bores the [bleep] out of me."

The rocker went on to say, "She's a nice girl, but she just really bores me."

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