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‘Nirvana Baby’ Lawsuit 31 Years After Nude ‘Nevermind’ Cover Tossed

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  • A lawsuit by Spencer Elden, who was photographed at as a baby for the cover of Nirvana’s 1991 album Nevermind, was dismissed on Friday because the statute of limitations expired.
  • He filed a lawsuit in August 2021 against multiple parties connected to Nirvana, including the estate of the late Kurt Kobain, surviving members David Grohl and Kris Novoselic, the original photographer and multiple record labels, alleging the photos amounted to “child pornography.”

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