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Nirvana wins dismissal of ‘Nevermind’ baby Spencer Elden’s child porn lawsuit

Spencer Elden won’t have his revenge on Nirvana.

A lawsuit from the now-adult toddler who graced the duvet of the band’s 1991 landmark album “Nevermind” was tossed out Friday — as a federal choose stated by no means thoughts to claims the grunge rockers engaged in little one porn.

Elden, 31, had argued that the shot of him within the nude swimming in the direction of a greenback invoice on a fish hook amounted to little one porn.

US District Decide Fernando Olguin of Los Angeles stated Elden had waited far too lengthy to take authorized motion towards the legendary grunge rockers in a swimsuit that named a number of file labels, drummer Dave Grohl, bassist Krist Novoselic, Kurt Cobain’s property and photographer Kirk Weddle.

Elden had filed three variations of the swimsuit, and Olguin’s dismissal prevented him from submitting a fourth.

Nirvana’s album “Nevermind” was the band’s second studio album.
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Nirvana poses backstage at Nakano Sunplaza in December 1992.
Nirvana poses backstage at Nakano Sunplaza in December 1992.
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Elden alleged final 12 months that the picture brought about him “lifelong harm,” although he has the album title tattooed throughout his chest and recreated the well-known image in 2016 to pay homage to the seminal file on its twenty fifth anniversary.

In a 2003 interview with Rolling Stone, a 12-year-old Elden predicted he would in all probability “get some cash from” his contribution to the album, which went triple diamond and revamped the face of fashionable rock music on the power of the smash hit “Smells Like Teen Spirit.”

Nirvana — a beforehand underground group on an unbiased label — paid Elden’s household $200 to dunk the 4-month previous in a pool on the Pasadena Aquatic Middle in California earlier than their main label debut made a splash.

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The album was launched in September of 1991.
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Elden bought the gig as a result of his father was buddies with photographer.

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