Courtney Love and Barbara Walters: Women Who Cry Too Much
Love and Walters Share More Than Hair Roots
On the face of it, they were the oddest TV couple since Neil Simon’s pair of New York divorces. But maybe the recent tete-a-tete between ABC anchorperson Barbara Walters and rancor-person Courtney Love on Walters’ The 10 Most Fascinating People of 1995 wasn’t so strange after all. Indeed, the two share startling similarities. — A.J. Jacobs
A Love set is an hour of screaming, crying, and pain.
Love is from the same scene as Pearl Jam and Nine Inch Nails.
Love is a twentysomething star after years of no respect.
Love has a strange connection to Hustler publisher Larry Flynt (she’ll play his late wife in an upcoming biopic).
Love can look like a child in her kinder-whore outfits.
Love says inappropriate things (she pleaded guilty to abusing a Qantas stewardess).
Love tried homosexuality.
A Walters special is an hour of screaming, crying, and pain.
Walters wears pearls and has long fingernails.
Walters is a star on 20/20 after years of no respect. Walters has a strange connection with Hustler publisher Larry Flynt (he once offered her $1 million to pose nude).
Walters can sound like a child (”If you could be a tree…”).
Walters often says inappropriate things (she asked Barbra Streisand why she never got a nose job).
Walters went to Sarah Lawrence.