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Courtney Love erupts on stage over Kurt Cobain photo

Courtney Love attends the Roberto Cavalli Spring/Summer 2012 fashion show on Sept. 26, 2011, in Milan, Italy. Getty

(CBS) Courtney Love unleashed a rant on stage during a concert in Brazil after a fan held up a picture of her late husband, Kurt Cobain.

The rocker was performing with Hole at the SVP Festival when she spotted a fan holding a photo of the Nirvana frontman.

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"I don't need to see a picture of Kurt, a------, and I'm going to have you f------ removed if you keep throwing that up," she said, according to Rolling Stone. "I'm not Kurt - I have to live with his s---, his ghost, his kid every day. Throwing that up is stupid and rude and I'll beat the f--- out of you if you do it again."

Love's outburst was captured on video, which can be seen on YouTube (warning: contains strong language).

She then trashed ex-Nirvana drummer Dave Grohl's band - snapping, "Go see the f------ Foo Fighters and try that s---" - before walking off stage.

Love returned to the stage after her guitarist got the audience to chant "the Foo Fighters are gay," the video shows.

She took another jab at Grohl and the Foo Fighters before the band began its encore, telling the crowd, "I don't care what you listen to at home, but if a guy takes money off my kid's table, f--- him."

The Daily Mail also reports that Love stripped off her shirt during the show and removed a tube top she was wearing underneath, performing for the crowd topless.

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