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Billy Corgan Lashes Out at Courtney Love Over 'Nobody's Daughter'

April 27, 2010 10:40 AM ET

Billy Corgan welcomed the arrival of Hole's new album Nobody's Daughter by lashing out at his former collaborator Courtney Love on Twitter for allegedly including a pair of Corgan-written tracks, "Samantha" and "How Dirty Girls Get Clean," on the LP without permission. Love and Corgan have been at odds in the past few years, and Corgan recently told Rolling Stone , "I have no interest in supporting her in any way, shape or form. You can't throw enough things down the abyss with a person like that." Love issued a Facebook apology to Corgan, but their feud is far from resolved.

"My face is my face, my heart is my heart, my money is my money. Oh, and my songs are MY songs. If you can't write your own songs, maybe you should just be happy that you fooled someone into doing your work for you," Corgan tweeted last night in the first of six numbered statements. He soon referenced Love's deceased husband Kurt Cobain, writing, "Maybe you should go someone nice + live off your husband's money, u know the money he made for writing all those great songs. When you issue someone an apology on YOUR facebook page you might actually mean it and take responsibility for it."

Corgan also attacked Love's parenting skills while complimenting Love and Cobain's 17-year-old daughter Frances Bean, who opted to go live with her paternal grandmother in December. "Only u could abandon such a beautiful, incredible child who is smarter than u, cooler than u, and better than u. Oops, did I say too much," Corgan wrote before ending his tirade with, "So have your moment, burn up in the sun that laughs at u as equally as it appears to celebrate u + sleep knowing u have no honor."

Love took the high road (for now) and responded only once to Corgan on her own Twitter account, writing directly to @billy, "All i am is nice about you so if you wanna be mean be mean i dont feel anything. i have too much to feel dear."

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