for the cover of “live through this”, courtney love stated that she "wanted to capture the look on a woman’s face as she’s being crowned… this sort of ecstatic, blue eyeliner running, kind of ‘i am, i am—i won! i have hemorrhoid cream under my eyes and adhesive tape on my ass, and i had to scratch and claw and fuck my way up, but i won miss congeniality!’“

leilani bishop photographed by ellen von unwerth for the album cover of hole’s “live through this”, 1994