The unlikely pair struck up a friendship in 2006 during one of Courtney's visits to the UK after they were spotted at a Christmas party together.
They fuelled rumours of a romance when Courtney chose to celebrate her birthday with Noel a year later and they often catch up during her visits to the city.
Vince is vibrant and flamboyant, contrasting with his friend Howard, who is more like a "geography teacher from Leeds".
As well as Noir, Fielding plays various supporting characters in the Mighty Boosh, including: Tony Harrison, a small pink head with tentacles and member of the shaman council; The Hitcher, a cockney hitch-hiker with a polo mint for an eye; The Moon; Spider Dijon, a bongoist in Rudi's band; and Old Gregg, a hermaphroditic merman obsessed with Baileys Irish Cream and watercolours.
During the short time that they were together, both Kurt and Courtney’s careers sky-rocketed; however, their drug and music-fueled love wasn’t to last. Courtney Love Set To Auction Kurt Cobain's Belongings2.
Billy Corgan - The on-off romance between Smashing Pumpkins singer Billy Corgan and Courtney Love did not end very well either, it seems.
Hosts including Mark Lamarr, Simon Amstell and Rhod Gilbert have appeared alongside team captains Phil Jupitus, Sean Hughes, Bill Bailey and Noel Fielding.
Should Courtney Love's exes start a support group? Courtney Love, er...”Courtney Michelle” as she supposedly now wants to be called, is having quite the messy, headline-making week. Call us crazy, but we think Courtney may be carrying around a wee bit of relationship baggage.
The pair got together before Courtney dated and wed Kurt, and supposedly rekindled their love after Kurt’s death in 1994 and then again in 2006.
Courtney once publicly criticized Billy for refusing to attend the 16th birthday of Frances Bean, but now it’s Billy who’s throwing the verbal punches at Courtney in the press, tweeting this week that she is an awful mother to Frances Bean.
Fielding portrayed Richmond Avenal in The IT Crowd.