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WHY? SHE JUST HOLDS NO INTEREST FOR ME, NEVER HAS.  IN  COLLEGE, I PARTIED WITH HER BROTHER A FEW TIMES. WOW! THAT IS THE EXTENT OF MY CONVERSATIONAL KNOWLEDGE ABOUT C.LOVE.  THEN, AS NOW, I HAD AND HAVE NO INTEREST IN HER EXPLOITS. THE ONLY REASON I EVEN KNOW HER NAME IS BECAUSE  SHE  WAS MARRIED TO KURT.
HER LAST APPEARENCE AT SXSW WAS, WELL, NOT  WELL RECIEVED. SHE SAID SOME BAD THINGS AND DID A FEW DISRESPECTFUL ACTIONS. I HAVE GOTTEN A FEW EMAILS ON THE SUBJECT.     MOST EXPRESSED “OUTRAGE” AND “EXTREME CONCERN.”
TO ME, THIS IS THE GREATEST TOWN ON THE PLANET. THERE IS A REASON WHY I STAY HERE. I AM NOT BOTHERED BY OTHERS THAT DON’T DIG IT.  I AM GONNA STAY.  IN FACT, I KINDA WISH MORE FOLKS WOULDN’T LIKE IT HERE. 🙂 I DECIDED TO ASK WHAT A CO-CREATOR OF SXSW THOUGHT ABOUT HER RETURN.  TAKE IT AWAY LOUIS:

Russ,
Imagine if all artists that played Austin, not just SXSW, were judged by past or present drug problems, behavior or statements as to whether they could perform here or not …we’d all be outraged!
Many of us have done things we regret or don’t remember. If we held what people with psychological, dependentcy, emotional or anger issues said or did against them, I shiver to think where that would leave me.
Love is confrontational, often saying outrageous or offensive things.
Whether she was exhausted, high, intoxicated or intentionally offensive really is irrelevant. Without going into the whole sticks and stones bit, what is the big deal?  At worst it’s just words and personal bad behavior.
No one is going to make any one go to the show. All are free to stay away. But is anyone really going to argue that they get to prevent people who may want to see her from that opportunity because they found her offensive?  Not wanting an artist to play because of past behavior or speech is  “blacklisting,” which unlike speech or rude actions is actually evil and dangerous.
If any community in the world should be willing to understand and let it go, it should be the music community. If any city in the world should be (because it always has been) understanding it’s Austin.
Come on, get serious!! We’re not talking about classical ballet here but about dirty ass ROCK “N” ROLL!!!
Louis

OF COURSE. NOW MY REPORTER IS INTRIGUED BY THE CONTROVERSY. GO FIGURE…..

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