Women: The Perfect Killers

No one ever expects a femme fatale



Courtney Love, the singer, songwriter and actress who was allegedly involved in Kurt Cobain’s death.


We all may be familiar with the famous serial killer Ted Bundy. He had documentaries made about him, a movie starring Zac Efron and even a whole fan base of women who think he’s hot. Yes, he was one of the most notorious serial killers in America, but imagine how much more dangerous and famous he would have been if he were a woman. 

While killers like Jeffrey Dahmer, Ted Bundy and Ed Gein have received infamous exposure on their cruel and spine-chilling minds, we don’t give enough credit to the female killers. Think about it. What do all of the men above have in common? They all got caught. Each one of them slipped up and their macabre actions were brought to light.

Women are far too cunning to ever get caught. Take Courtney Love, who is living her best life having (allegedly) gotten away with murder, living lavishly in Hollywood. 

Courtney Love is an American singer, songwriter and actress. She became famous for her role as the lead vocalist of the alternative rock band Hole, which she formed in 1989. Although she was famous because of her hit band, she received significant attention from the media due to her relationship with Kurt Cobain, the frontman of the legendary grunge band Nirvana.

One of the qualities that made Love the perfect alleged female killer was her appeal to the public. Love had that same attraction and appeal of wanting to grab everyone’s attention in a room. A woman’s poison is her ability to reel in a person whether it’s with looks, charisma or aura.

No one ever thinks that a woman can be capable of such violent thoughts, and even less think that they could act upon them.

Cobain was not only famous for his music and the impact he and his band had on the rock community but also for his tragic death by suicide on April 8, 1994.. Cobain struggled with substance abuse and depression from a young age and had multiple overdoses throughout his life; therefore, it wasn’t a surprise to many when he had been found dead in his Seattle home at the age of 27

Cobain tried going to rehab, but it was no success when he relapsed and continued abusing heroin. Many of his family members told the media that Cobain struggled with bipolar disorder, which made an even harsher life for him. 

With Cobain’s history, it was highly probable that his death was a suicide. But was it? I think it’s very possible that Love used Cobain’s addiction as a cover for his death. 

Love was never considered a prime suspect because she was a woman. No one ever thinks that a woman can be capable of such violent thoughts, and even less think that they could act upon them. After all, who’s going to question the suicide of a man who struggled with substance abuse? More so, who’s going to pin it on his wealthy rockstar wife? 

Cobain died from a seemingly self-inflicted shotgun wound to the head. A messily written suicide note was found in the apartment above his garage.

The suicide note is one of the most crucial details of this case. It was a hastily written note with messy handwriting that many thought wasn’t Cobain’s. If Love did kill her husband, she had planned the perfect murder. 

She is calm and collected and makes sure she doesn’t get caught.

Unlike their female counterparts, I don’t see Dahmer or Bundy covering up every single detail of their kills. They were sloppy and all over the place. They all eventually let their emotions get the best of them, leading to their capture. Love (allegedly) made sure she got everything covered. 

There was a well-thought-out process to this alleged murder. Everyone knew Cobain struggled with drugs and mental illnesses, and she used that as the perfect cover-up. She even mimicked Cobain’s handwriting for that suicide note to really sell the whole thing to the police. 

A female killer’s mind is not one to be reckoned with. She is calm and collected and makes sure she doesn’t get caught.

Although it may seem like a straightforward suicide case, the director of the documentary “Soaked in Bleach” thinks otherwise. Benjamin Statler’s well-directed film tells the story through the eyes of the private investigator Love hired. It unravels the grim and cold-blooded story of how a woman could allegedly get away with murder. 

Private investigator, Tom Grant, conducted his own investigation and found enough circumstantial and empirical evidence to conclude it was far more than another rockstar suicide. 

It wasn’t just the suspicious timing of Cobain’s “suicide” that made many see it as foul play; it was also the hastiness of the police in ruling it as a suicide without giving it a proper investigation. 

I truly idolize the woman for being such a bad … well, an extremely cool woman.

Love had a whole lot to lose. There had been rumors that she and Cobain were on the brink of divorce. Sure, celebrities divorce all the time, but she knew she would have been left with little through the prenup agreement they had signed. That was her potential motive. There was money at stake, and she was not going to lose. She had been threatened, and she wanted to eliminate that threat. So, allegedly, she did. 

It wouldn’t come as a surprise to me if Love had everyone at the precinct wrapped around her finger. She was a powerful, wealthy and attractive woman. No wonder they closed the case so quickly. If I was a police officer and saw Courtney Love, I’d pass out. I truly idolize the woman for being such a bad … well, an extremely cool woman.

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I don’t know about the rest of you, but I get upset about not getting money back from my siblings. Imagine losing millions of dollars because of some contract you signed to get married? Women don’t just let these things pass them by. The perfect female killer uses it to fuel her vendetta and get her revenge.

The difference between men who murder and women who murder comes down to one thing: The woman plans everything out to the last detail. She leaves no room for mistakes. Love had picked the perfect victim for her murder, a drug addict. Everyone knew about Cobain’s multiple overdoses and rehabilitations, and Love took it to her advantage, as presented in the documentary. 

Whether or not she killed Kurt Cobain, one thing is evidently true: A woman as a killer is one to be feared. Female killers need more recognition, or else, who knows? You might be the next Kurt.