A former roommate of grunge icon Kurt Cobain is selling the Nirvana singer’s old stuff on Craigslist.
A Seattle man who claims to be Kurt Cobain‘s former roommate is offering some of the Nirvana front man’s possessions for sale on Craigslist.
“I used to live with Kurt Cobain back in the 90s, and I have been holding on to a bunch of his stuff that he left in a box when he moved out,” the anonymous post begins. “He owed us rent but said he would get the box when he came back and gave us money but he never came back, then when he was famous he never really talked to any of us again because Courtney (Love) never liked us but she’s a d–k so no hard feelings.”
The roommate is a musician named Alex, possibly the bassist in Kurt Cobain’s early band Gruntruck. Pictured here are skis that allegedly belonged to Cobain.
Up for sale is a pair of skis ($ 80), a phone ($ 55) and a video game called “Kingman” ($ 25). Cobain, an icon of 1990s grunge rock, died in 1994.
The Craigslist seller is offering what he claims to be Kurt Cobain’s old telephone for $ 55.
“I am sure it would be easy for you to think that this stuff is fake, but I have pictures of Kurt with some of it,” the seller wrote. “I have some friends that will talk to you that say that this is Kurt’s stuff. We lived together in Capitol Hill and for a short time in Olympia. I was in some very popular band but now I am not playing music anymore.”
This ‘Kingman’ video game, supposedly a possession of Nirvana singer Kurt Cobain, is going for $ 25 on Craigslist.
Seattle’s Q13 Fox News followed up on the listing and report that he is a musician named Alex. Though they couldn’t confirm his identity, they speculate that the seller is Alex Sibbald, the bassist in an early band of Cobain’s called Gruntruck.
“I honestly just had them in a box that was at my folk’s house for a long time,” Alex told the station. “They are moving so I had to get rid of a lot of stuff and remembered I had this stuff. But it has never been a big deal to me like he is to kids. I was just a friend of his, you know?”
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