Stop The Presses!

Courtney Love Says Miley’s Punk, Katy Perry’s Boring and Ponders Robin Thicke and Jared Leto

Stop The Presses!

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Punk provocateur Courtney Love is rarely at a loss for words or strong opinions, and she recently let them fly about Miley Cyrus and Katy Perry.

During a gig to celebrate the release of model mogul Scott Lipps' book PopLipps Monday night in New York, Love said from the stage, "I liked Miley, frankly. I'm gonna be honest, Katy Perry bores the [bleep] out of me. She's a nice girl, she just really bores me. You know, that hillbilly Miley Cyrus is sort of punk in a weird sex way."

However, there is a limit to Love's admiration of Cyrus. Late last month, some paparazzi asked her if "she'd let Miley grind her on stage?" Love's answer was a curt "no."

The former Hole frontwoman knows a thing or two about punk rock and weird sex. She's famous for straddling stage monitors is short babydoll dresses, sans panties, has flashed her breasts in concert and even was once photographed allowing a fan nuzzle her nipple at a fast food joint.

Yet, her comments on Monday weren't just about the ladies. "Can someone inform me who Alan Thicke's son is? Wasn't [he on] 'Charles in Charge'?," Love asked. "That's like Jared Leto trying to convince me he's a rock star."

Apparently, Love was no fan of Leto's tribute to her late husband, Nirvana frontman Kurt Cobain. In April 2011, to mark the 17th anniversary of Cobain's death, the Thirty Seconds to Mars singer dressed up as Cobain and performed acoustic versions of Nirvana's "Pennyroyal Tea" and "Rape Me." The original versions of both songs are included on Nirvana's final studio album, In Utero, which is set for the deluxe reissue treatment on Sept. 24.

After Monday's gig, Love elaborated to the New York Post's Page Six. "[Perry] bores me. [Miley] was at least kind of punk rock, you know? It was openly sexual...like dark and hillbilly and [bleeped] up."

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