Frances Bean Cobain Asked to Star in ‘Twilight,’ Says Courtney Love

May 30, 2013 4:34 pm

Can you imagine Twilight if Kristen Stewart didn’t play Bella?

That was almost the case, according to Courtney Love.

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During an interview with Howard Stern on Thursday, the Hole singer revealed that her daughter Frances Bean Cobain was offered the starring role … but turned it down because she was only 13 at the time.

“Someone just saw a picture of her in a magazine and sent me the script for Twilight,” Courtney told the shock jock.

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Describing the now-20-year-old as very “private,” she added that had Frances Bean starred opposite Robert Pattinson in the vampire franchise it would have “destroyed her life.”