'Nirvana Baby,' All Grown Up, Waited Too Long To Sue

By Andrew Karpan (September 6, 2022, 5:04 PM EDT) — The man who was featured naked as a baby on the cover of Nirvana’s 1991 “Nevermind” album is a few years too late to claim the photograph violated federal child pornography laws, according to a California federal judge, though his lawyer plans to take the issue to the Ninth Circuit.

U.S. District Judge Fernando M. Olguin had bad news Friday for Spencer Elden, a Los Angeles painter most well known for appearing naked on the cover of the chart-topping album when he was four months old. Last year, Elden filed a lawsuit against the estate of singer Kurt Cobain, the surviving…

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