Courtney Love attacked by anti-Uber protesters in France

June 25, 2015

Courtney Love has allegedly been attacked by a crowd of protesters picketing against Uber.

Screen Shot 2015-06-25 at 8.41.47 AMUber has had a lot of criticism recently, with its critics accusing the company of risking the livelihood of licensed taxi drivers. As BBC News reports, French taxi drivers have blocked roads to Paris airports in a protest against Uber, with riot police using tear gas in retaliation.

Taking to Twitter, Courtney Love has claimed to be stuck in the middle of the protest. She tweeted: “Dude @kanyewest we may turn back to the airport and hide out with u.picketers just attacked our car #ParisUberStrike”.

Love continued: “they’ve ambushed our car and are holding our driver hostage. they’re beating the cars with metal bats. this is France?? I’m safer in Baghdad … François Hollande where are the fucking police??? is it legal for your people to attack visitors? Get your ass to the airport. Wtf???”

Later, she posted an update, saying: “paid some guys on motorcycles to sneak us out, got chased by a mob of taxi drivers who threw rocks, passed two police and they did nothing”.

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