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Courtney Love's Ex-Asst

She Asked Me to Hire

Hacker & Forge Legal Docs

7/10/2012 4:26 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

0710_courtney_love_article_1One of Courtney Love's former assistants is suing the singer -- claiming Courtney asked her to break the law ... by hiring a computer hacker and counterfeiting legal documents.

The ex-assistant Jessica LaBrie filed the lawsuit in L.A. County Superior Court, claiming Courtney intentionally withheld her salary because Jessica refused to "commit fraudulent, unlawful, and unethical acts."

Jessica doesn't specify why Courtney wanted a hacker, or what kind of legal documents Courtney asked her to forge.

Jessica says she worked for Courtney from June 2010 to July 2011 -- often working in excess of 60 hours a week -- but Courtney only paid her a fraction of her salary.

Jessica says she was eventually forced to resign because Courtney wouldn't compensate her -- and now, she's suing Courtney for failure to pay ... on top of a laundry list of other grievances.

FYI -- Jessica's the same ex-assistant currently shopping a tell-all book about Courtney, tentatively entitled "Get Me a Xanax."

Jessica wants unspecified damages.

Courtney's rep told us he couldn't comment on the suit because he hasn't seen it yet.

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Susan62509    

What's with these employees that don't know if they are classified as hourly or salaried? You ask that question during your interview or read what is written if you have a contract. Furthermore, you would automatically know after receiving their first paycheck by doing the math of wages paid vs hours worked.

Appears Jessica worked for a year to get the inside scoop of Courtney's life so Jessica could publish her book. Jessica is double dipping on Courtney any way she can for money.

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17.

parlayer    

another bitch to aspire to girls.

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Northerngirl41    

All I have to say is she asked for it. She makes all her money off of being Courtney Love, which means she get's exposed beyond belief..to the ridicule, the criticism.. I can't really feel sorry for her because as much as she may struggle? She has the money to pay for it. If she had to have got a waitressing job, or be living under a bridge--she has still had the opportunity and resources to go away. She hasn't. She exposes her demons and gets paid for it. One day we will hear she has died too, but at least she has got to experience more than most people. She never got a grip on reality and it ruined her life... Bless her heart. But I don't feel badly that she is exposed and ridiculed...

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19.

Kabala    

Another over the top lawsuit from Hollywood. Courtney Love is nuts - but doubt her assistant gets much compensation.

772 days ago
20.

Truth    

COURTNEY CAN ALWAYS SAY SHE WAS ON DRUGS 24X7 AND WAS MENTALLY IMPAIRED AND DIDNT KNOW WTF SHE WAS DOING AND IT WAS ALL A JOKE. CASE CLOSED, CASE DISMISSED. RETARDED. IT AINT LIKE SHE WAS MANIPULATING THE SECRET SERVICE AND THE CIA TO DO SH*T. #TRUTH!!

772 days ago
21.

go home!    

Courtney Love is a nut case. She viciously slandered another ex-assistant years ago who is a sweet, good girl and for the life of me I don't know why this girl never sued her. She probably just wanted to get away from her and have nothing to do with her, just like Francis Bean. Anyway, all these people who Courtney pulled this crap on should sue the pants off of her for endangering their lives with her false stories. Freak.

772 days ago
22.

Fatty    

The assistant should be counter-sued. You don't work for Courtney Love unless you are willing to do illegal things!

772 days ago
23.

MrHarrybawls2010    

I was there when that picture was taken. Courtney was wincing in pain because a spider had just laid eggs in her hair and was about to crawl into her brain.

772 days ago
24.

voiceofreason    

Somehow, I feel no sympathy for Jessica. If she had watched TMZ more often and Googled her employer, she never would have been in this situation. Just saying!

772 days ago
25.

ray    

She is one BUTT ugly woman. Granted this is a BAD photo, but I've NEVER seen ONE where she looks good.

772 days ago
26.

LC    

Please..

772 days ago
27.

LC    

The Assistant was working according with TMZ from June 2010 to July 2011? and she has JUST a FRACTION of her SALARY..A year later you really wait a Year something was going on....

772 days ago
28.

cman    

Wow, that is one crazy biatch! Just sayin'.....

772 days ago
29.

MrHarrybawls2010    

Courtney's career is really taking off-Im thinking about having her play her music at my beloved son Geoffrey's birthday party next weekend for 50 bucks.

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tellmeaboutit     

As crazy as Love (and other celebrities) can be, I still have to wonder about these people who work for them and then want to tattle and/or sue - especially while she's shopping a book. Not getting paid? Asked to do illegal things? Quit. That's first, then go after what they owe you. Not wait until you think you have enough dirt to write a book and cash in. She better hope she gets some money, because she won't be getting any more "assistant" jobs.

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