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Thread started 11/20/11 7:46pm

MusicLover6

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Susan Moonsie ( The Most Mysterious One )

There are celebrities that fall off, then there are celebrities that fall off the planet.
Susan Moonsie, former Vanity 6 mate and Prince protegee and former girlfriend, is one of them.
TV shows and radio programs will frequently do a “Where Are They Now?” segment on people who were once famous. Given the popularity of Prince, his minions and the whole Minneapolos Sound in the early 1980s, interests has understandably ebbed and flowed.
But Moonsie, and her present whereabouts, have are untraceable.
Untraceable to CNN, Newsweek, Vibe, Time, New York Times, Minneapolis Star-Tribune, etc. Nothing. Nada.
Her sightings are the stuff of lore

While much has been written about Brenda Bennett and Denise Matthews aka Vanity, nary a word has surfaced as to the whereabouts of Susan Moonsie.
Is oblivion treating her well?
Has she holed up in the house of another celebrity?
Inquiring minds simply be wanting to know.
Where is Susan Moonsie?

She was the silent one of the trio.
The killer was, she always wore white.
Camisoles.
Her name was Susan Moonsie.
Possibly, the most reclusive musical celebrity (except for her former bandmates) that you can think of.
Remember, Susan? She was the “exotic”-looking one of the girl goup Vanity 6.
As a former Prince girlfriend, Susan holds the distinction of being not only the only East Indian /African American member of Vanity 6 but the girl who “When Doves Cry” was written about.

Her relationship with His Purple Badness was filled with cheating, mistresses and, of course, drugs, sex and rock ‘n roll.
She came off as quiet, demure.
And hot.

That can’t be denied. She and Prince dated off and on after being introduced to Prince in high school in Minneapolis. Their relationship soured after Denise Matthews aka Vanity entered the click, but Susan was originally supposed to lead Vanity 6 but didn’t want the lead role.
But where is she today? Has anybody seen her? She was rumored to be 16 when Vanity 6 came on the scene (although it was highly unlikely.) If she went to high school with Prince, then she is probably around 47, 48, but no public pictures that I’m aware of. The Internet has more information on Big Foot than it does Susan Moonsie.

Susan may have fallen off some 20 years after she emerged onto the American music scene, but one only has to download or pick up the first and only Vanity 6 album to hear her vocals. By what she put out in the early 1980s, she was Kelly Rowland to Vanity’s Beyonce (not too shabby, either). It was Susan’s vocals that carried half the album, including the club hit “Drive Me Wild.” Unlike pigeon-holed girlgroups today, Vanity 6 covered the musical landscape with pop, funk, new wave and R$B music in as little as half a dozen songs. Today, that would get you dropped from a label.

Like the destinies of Kelly Rowland and Michelle Williams, Susan (and her bandmate Brenda Bennett) was too overpowered by the lead charisma of Vanity. But memories are hard to erase. And Susan, who was widowed after husband David Garfield was killed in a car accident in 1988, will always be remembered.

Article courtesy of Popwife.com

" He's All Black, He's All White, Everybody's Gotta Jam 2Nite, Limouzine ".
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Reply #1 posted 11/20/11 8:33pm

babyjubilation

They should make a new game:

WHERE IN THE WORLD IS SUSAN MOONSIE?????!

Oh and that first pic is HORRIBLE Photoshop lol

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Reply #2 posted 11/20/11 9:15pm

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According to a friend, Susan is actually living in Florida , doing well and way past her former lingerie days. A educated woman , spiritual , and is raising a family. Unless you are a family member or close friend , you will not be able to get near her . Which i one of the reasons she have remained so low key all these years : And I agree with that photoshopped pic , terrible lol :

" He's All Black, He's All White, Everybody's Gotta Jam 2Nite, Limouzine ".
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Reply #3 posted 11/20/11 11:39pm

asg

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rhis appears to be her

http://www.facebook.com/S...ie?sk=wall

she is now susan moonshie sookdeo

she had married some garfield guy who died of heart attack

[Edited 11/20/11 23:43pm]

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Reply #4 posted 11/21/11 4:26am

TheFreakerFant
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Freakin hot...no wonder Prince took her as his girlfriend!

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Reply #5 posted 11/21/11 10:24am

Mong

The hottest Prince girl. I have painted the ceiling many times whilst looking at photos of her.

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Reply #6 posted 11/21/11 2:05pm

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asg said:

rhis appears to be her

http://www.facebook.com/S...ie?sk=wall

she is now susan moonshie sookdeo

she had married some garfield guy who died of heart attack

[Edited 11/20/11 23:43pm]

i dont think thats her

Nick Ashford was someone I greatly admired, had the honor of knowing, and was the real-life inspiration for Cowboy Curtis' hair. RIP Nick. - Pee Wee Herman
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