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Transient arrested while washing his clothes at Frances Bean Cobain's house

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File photo of Actress Courtney Love (R) daughter Frances Bean Cobain (L) arriving at the Rodeo Drive Walk of Style awards held at Beverly Hills City Hall on February 8, 2007.

Frances Bean Cobain hasn't had the best luck in her Hollywood home.

Earlier this year she lost her cat Zero and offered a $5,000 reward but no one returned the black feline.

Then Saturday, while the only child of Kurt Cobain and Courtney Love was out of town, a relative tasked to take care of Cobain's dog spotted Marc James Franco doing laundry in the home. The relative called police.

Franco told the police that he was a friend of Ms. Cobain's. When she was contacted she denied the claim and the gentleman was arrested.

Franco plead not guilty Tuesday to first degree burglary. He could face up to six years in prison if convicted.

In September another daughter of a famous father encountered an intruder while she was away from her home. Jason Luis Rivera was sentenced last week to 18 months behind bars when he was caught with scissors outside singer Mylie Cyrus's L.A. home. 

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No Doubt and Activision settle suit over 'Band Hero' likenesses

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The likenesses of No Doubt perform in the background as a player performs on the guitar during "Band Hero".

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A virtual Kurt Cobain as he appeared in Guitar Hero III.


In what could be considered an early birthday present for Gwen Stefani, her Top 40 group No Doubt on Monday settled its lawsuit against video game giant Activision.

The Associated Press is reporting that the Orange County band and the Santa Monica game maker reached a settlement weeks before a trial was scheduled to begin regarding the use of the band members' likenesses in the "Band Hero" video game.

The veteran rock/ska/pop group sued Activision for fraud, violation of publicity rights, and breach of contract over the Character Manipulation Feature in the "Guitar Hero" spinoff where players can perform the songs of various artists using Stefani and other band members as their avatar.

No Doubt originally filed the suit in 2009 after the release of "Band Hero" when they learned that players could "unlock" special features of the game that allowed Stefani's avatar to sing along with tunes from other bands, including the Rolling Stones.

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