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Courtney Love, Stage Mother

First Posted: 05/26/10 12:20 PM ET Updated: 05/25/11 05:35 PM ET

Theater Geek Courtney Love

Popeater:

Behind every ambitious teenage singer/actor, there's a stage parent who has helped them follow their dreams. Sometimes, that parent happens to be Courtney Love, and as you can expect, that results in some pretty serious shenanigans being pulled. A new book titled 'Theater Geek' documents author Mickey Rapkin's time spent at Stagedoor Manor theater camp -- a camp that stars like Zack Braff and Mandy Moore have attended -- in 2006, and Rapkin claims Courtney used her famous attitude to help out Frances at times.

The New York Post reports that in 'Geek,' Rapkin tells of one tale where Love was unhappy with Frances' role in a musical production of 'Leader of the pack.' Love told Rapkin: "She was in like, some tertiary chorus line. It really p - - - ed me off." As anyone who has followed her career knows, a "p---ed off" Courtney Love is not something you want to face the wrath of.

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Filed by Katherine Thomson  |