Wednesday, March 29, 2023

United States: Justice dismissed child pornography complaint by man who appeared as a child on Nirvana’s Nevermind album

Case closed. A California judge on Friday dismissed a trial for child-turned-adult child pornography that appeared nude on the cover of Nirvana’s famed 1991 album “Nevermind,” according to a court document. Los Angeles Judge Fernando Olguín dismissed the complaint specifically on the grounds of limitation, according to this document.

In late August 2021, a month before the 30th anniversary of the album’s release, Spencer Alden, now thirty years old, filed the first complaint, followed by a second complaint in January 2022, the first for other reasons. After being rejected, the victim has no reason to say“Child Pornography Commercial Exploitation of Images of Nature”,

Photographed in 1991 at the age of four months, Spencer Alden appears naked in a swimming pool on the cover of Nevermind, gazing at a dollar bill on a hook. With well-known titles like Smells Like Teen Spirit, the cult album sold over 30 million copies, becoming a rock reference.

The plaintiff, who said he never received financial compensation for the photo and assured that his parents would not have allowed his image to be used in this way, claimed that the 15 people he was suing They lost $150,000 each, including former Nirvana member, Kurt. Cobain’s executor, Courtney Love, and photographer, Kirk Wedel.

Responding to the complaint and in a memorandum added to the file, his lawyers argued to the contrary that“Alden has spent three decades enjoying fame as a self-proclaimed ‘Baby Nirvana'”, “He has re-photographed for payment on several occasions; he had the album title ‘Nevermind’ on his chest … He autographed copies of album covers to sell them on eBay and he used this link to women Have to try to hit on.”He listed.

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