Courtney Love's Big Tweetin' Mouth Gets Her Sued. Again.
Rocker Courtney Love's big "@" mouth has gotten her sued. Again. This time, it's by her own (former) lawyers. The Hollywood Reporter explains that the San Diego-based firm of Gordon & Holmes filed the suit yesterday in Los Angeles Superior Court. Attorney Rhonda J. Holmes claims that some of things Love said on Twitter and in interviews "have caused significant damage to her legal career."
Near the end of the firm's representation of Love, a time span that in total lasted from December 2008 to May 2009, Holmes found herself the spotlight of a few of Love's rants, as the Hole frontwoman lambasted her legal team. Love, who had been asked to lay off "any and all substance abuse," while Gordon & Holmes worked with her, Tweeted on her now-defunct Twitter account that she was "fucking devastated (sic) when Rhonda J Holmes Esq of San Diego was bought off." Just over a year later, an interview finds Love saying Holmes "disappeared" and would not return her calls.
This is the second time Love's Twittering and public commentary have gotten her in legal trouble. Last year, Love settled out of court to the tune of $430,000 for her role in some 2009 Twitter trash talk about designer Dawn Simonrangkir after a dispute over a bill for clothing.