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Video - Eric Benét - Amazing Experience Meeting Prince, He Knew Who I Was!

Check out this interview with Eric Benet produced by 247HH.COM entitled "Eric Benét - Amazing Experience Meeting Prince, He Knew Who I Was!":

https://m.youtube.com/wat...bAwAvDERfk
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Reply #1 posted 08/02/17 9:41am

PennyPurple

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Did Prince know who he was before or after he screwed Prince's wife? lol

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Reply #2 posted 08/02/17 9:46am

Genesia

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I mean if he did have sex he would break every rule Jehova's have regarding premarital sex so Prince is really just friends with them all anyway.
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Reply #3 posted 08/02/17 11:45am

precioux

I just can't click on that, Latin...just can't. Sorry

And YES, Prince knew EXACTLY who that lil pheuker was hmm

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Reply #4 posted 08/02/17 11:56am

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That's 4 minutes I will never be able to get back.


Effing creepy because it was recorded after P passed.

flipped off



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Reply #5 posted 08/02/17 12:00pm

CandyCool

eek eek I'm afraid to watch.
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Reply #6 posted 08/02/17 12:49pm

malbena

Even bad publicity is publicity and what he definitely is after. The good news is Jubilent Juda won't get past the very few moments of shame he gets to have under Prince's name. lol

This is my normal life. These marital standards cannot be recreated with money.
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Reply #7 posted 08/02/17 4:13pm

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Not sure if he is just an asshat or a nut job,

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Reply #8 posted 08/02/17 4:15pm

jjam

Well feck it, I think he's a great singer and his first album was so strong songwriting wise.

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Reply #9 posted 08/02/17 4:44pm

Superfan1984

laurarichardson said:

Not sure if he is just an asshat or a nut job,

I honestly think just a nut job confused

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Reply #10 posted 08/02/17 7:05pm

moonsister

Super bullshitter right there. Lies like a dog.
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Reply #11 posted 08/02/17 7:26pm

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jjam said:

Well feck it, I think he's a great singer and his first album was so strong songwriting wise.


No one said he had no talent. It is just weird to keep talking about Prince when he ran off with his wife.
[Edited 8/3/17 12:13pm]
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Reply #12 posted 08/03/17 7:31am

Purplebflogirl

IMHO Eric has been getting exposure that he hasn't had in YEARS by riding P's coat tails since his death.
Until the end of time
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Reply #13 posted 08/03/17 4:13pm

jjam

laurarichardson said:

jjam said:

Well feck it, I think he's a great singer and his first album was so strong songwriting wise.

No one said he had no talent. It is just weird to keep talking about Prince when he ran off with his wife. [Edited 8/3/17 12:13pm]

Prince wasn't married to her at the time. Not really getting people's issues with this. A hell of a lot of artists looked up to Prince, he happens to be one of them. He also happens to have a great falsetto, so it would be natural for him to tackle Prince songs.

There are far less talented people milking the purple bandwagon.

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Reply #14 posted 08/03/17 6:35pm

funksterr

I saw Eric Benet live around the time of The Rainbow Children album. He was very Prince-ish even then. He didn't wear a shirt most of the show and at one point jumped off-stage to give a lap dance to a girl. biggrin

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Reply #15 posted 08/04/17 11:13am

malbena

laurarichardson said:

jjam said:

Well feck it, I think he's a great singer and his first album was so strong songwriting wise.

No one said he had no talent. It is just weird to keep talking about Prince when he ran off with his wife. [Edited 8/3/17 12:13pm]

Oh I"m saying he has no talent. No charisma, no originality, guy next door type of person. Artisicatlly, he can hear the music, has rhythm, can sing, looks good, ..but I won't call this talent.

This is my normal life. These marital standards cannot be recreated with money.
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Reply #16 posted 08/04/17 1:34pm

jjam

Saw him live about 9 years ago. I woudn't say he's lacking in stage presence at all.

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Reply #17 posted 08/04/17 3:05pm

malbena

jjam said:

Saw him live about 9 years ago. I woudn't say he's lacking in stage presence at all.

In Prince's world, where one is used to a musical genius with a tremendous charisma, a powerful stage presence, a unique persona, a powerful visionary, a world renowed megastar, it is rather difficult to find a stage presence in someone like ...Bonet/Benet/Bonnet/Bénet/ whatever his correct name is. I've seen all kind of spelling in this website which is a testimony of people not caring much about him. Respectfully.

This is my normal life. These marital standards cannot be recreated with money.
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Reply #18 posted 08/06/17 5:23pm

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jjam said:

laurarichardson said:

jjam said: No one said he had no talent. It is just weird to keep talking about Prince when he ran off with his wife. [Edited 8/3/17 12:13pm]

Prince wasn't married to her at the time. Not really getting people's issues with this. A hell of a lot of artists looked up to Prince, he happens to be one of them. He also happens to have a great falsetto, so it would be natural for him to tackle Prince songs.

There are far less talented people milking the purple bandwagon.

You actually believe they did not hook up before hand. I already found the information about Eric's touring company "Smitty Boykins" and how this company received money from L4OA. "Smitty Boykin" is not a non-profit. It would mean Eric had a connection to Prince and M2 who I believe was running the charity before Prince and M2 divorce.

See below.

Wanted to post the Love 4 One Another Charity information I found. I could not get the document to paste so I retyped it. The Bridge fund was for the Minneapolis Bridge Collaspe that took place on August 2 2007 so we can put a date on this for 2007 or 2008.

Notice that he gave money to M2 charity and to a company called Smitty Boykins which was and still is owned by Eric Benet. Why would Prince's charity loan or give money to the man his wife married after there divorce. M2 was an operator.

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Kat Dyson – 10,000

Halo USA – 10,000

Jedevine Center For Autism 10,000

Marva N. Collins Preparatory School 10,000

Youth and Shelter Services, Inc 10,000

Children’s Coalition, Inc 7,000

L.A. Family Housing Donations 7,000

C-Space West Side Community Center $7,000

Peccole Ranch Lakes Kingdom Hall Fund 7,000

Minnesota Helps Bridge Disaster Fund $50,000

Urban Farming $45,000.00

In A Perfect World $50,000

Michael Rolfe Pancreatic Cancer Foundation $5,000

Hearts of Gold $1,000

Smitty Boykin $50,000.

The Missing Piece Foundation $5,000

Donors Choice $15, 000

GTC Turning Point $12,000

Education Gallery Group $12,000

Academy 331 $12,000

/Eric said he started dating M2 in 2006 and this was in 2007 so he threw some business to his ex-wife boyfriend 😳 The same two people he had removed from s essence event a little while later. The same women who Dr. Funkenberry said stopped speaking to and he had to relay the message to Prince about the school. Okay I want to sell you the Brooklyn bridge.

[Edited 8/6/17 17:32pm]

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Reply #19 posted 08/06/17 5:59pm

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With the information that's in the open and in legal files either Prince played puppet for this woman for a very long time or a lot of these rumors that are swirling about aren't true. It's one or the other. I don't believe he played anybody's puppet, so a lot of this he said, she said stuff isn't true and isn't worth repeating. I like facts.
“Do I dare Disturb the universe?”
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Reply #20 posted 08/06/17 6:31pm

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laurarichardson said:

jjam said:

Prince wasn't married to her at the time. Not really getting people's issues with this. A hell of a lot of artists looked up to Prince, he happens to be one of them. He also happens to have a great falsetto, so it would be natural for him to tackle Prince songs.

There are far less talented people milking the purple bandwagon.

You actually believe they did not hook up before hand. I already found the information about Eric's touring company "Smitty Boykins" and how this company received money from L4OA. "Smitty Boykin" is not a non-profit. It would mean Eric had a connection to Prince and M2 who I believe was running the charity before Prince and M2 divorce.

See below.

Wanted to post the Love 4 One Another Charity information I found. I could not get the document to paste so I retyped it. The Bridge fund was for the Minneapolis Bridge Collaspe that took place on August 2 2007 so we can put a date on this for 2007 or 2008.

Notice that he gave money to M2 charity and to a company called Smitty Boykins which was and still is owned by Eric Benet. Why would Prince's charity loan or give money to the man his wife married after there divorce. M2 was an operator.

------

Kat Dyson – 10,000

Halo USA – 10,000

Jedevine Center For Autism 10,000

Marva N. Collins Preparatory School 10,000

Youth and Shelter Services, Inc 10,000

Children’s Coalition, Inc 7,000

L.A. Family Housing Donations 7,000

C-Space West Side Community Center $7,000

Peccole Ranch Lakes Kingdom Hall Fund 7,000

Minnesota Helps Bridge Disaster Fund $50,000

Urban Farming $45,000.00

In A Perfect World $50,000

Michael Rolfe Pancreatic Cancer Foundation $5,000

Hearts of Gold $1,000

Smitty Boykin $50,000.

The Missing Piece Foundation $5,000

Donors Choice $15, 000

GTC Turning Point $12,000

Education Gallery Group $12,000

Academy 331 $12,000

/Eric said he started dating M2 in 2006 and this was in 2007 so he threw some business to his ex-wife boyfriend 😳 The same two people he had removed from s essence event a little while later. The same women who Dr. Funkenberry said stopped speaking to and he had to relay the message to Prince about the school. Okay I want to sell you the Brooklyn bridge.

[Edited 8/6/17 17:32pm]

I believe the moment Prince realized Smitty Boykin was Eric Benet and M2 was just another hanger-on who 'took things from him 'that marriage was OVER.

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Reply #21 posted 08/06/17 7:26pm

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morningsong said:

With the information that's in the open and in legal files either Prince played puppet for this woman for a very long time or a lot of these rumors that are swirling about aren't true. It's one or the other. I don't believe he played anybody's puppet, so a lot of this he said, she said stuff isn't true and isn't worth repeating. I like facts.

For a guy who boasted often that he 'couldn't be played' he sure got played a LOT by his second wife. I think Prince 'protested too much' about his saavy ways with women and if he had been paying closer attention to what was going on in his own marriage, instead of being on the prowl in LA, his wife wouldn't have been inclined to slip her lover a 50K token of her appreciation for his attentions to her...or maybe it was part of the nest egg for her big break away. That's in the public record posted below. It's a fact.

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Reply #22 posted 08/06/17 7:40pm

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Bodhitheblackdog said:

I believe the moment Prince realized Smitty Boykin was Eric Benet and M2 was just another hanger-on who 'took things from him 'that marriage was OVER.

Do you think that he really knew who Smitty Boykin was, though? I hope he knew.

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Reply #23 posted 08/07/17 2:22am

laurarichardso
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Bodhitheblackdog said:



morningsong said:


With the information that's in the open and in legal files either Prince played puppet for this woman for a very long time or a lot of these rumors that are swirling about aren't true. It's one or the other. I don't believe he played anybody's puppet, so a lot of this he said, she said stuff isn't true and isn't worth repeating. I like facts.

For a guy who boasted often that he 'couldn't be played' he sure got played a LOT by his second wife. I think Prince 'protested too much' about his saavy ways with women and if he had been paying closer attention to what was going on in his own marriage, instead of being on the prowl in LA, his wife wouldn't have been inclined to slip her lover a 50K token of her appreciation for his attentions to her...or maybe it was part of the nest egg for her big break away. That's in the public record posted below. It's a fact.


---I think they both were playing each other. In the end Prince got off finacially pretty easy which in the end means he did come out on top.
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Reply #24 posted 08/08/17 1:57pm

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PennyPurple said:

Did Prince know who he was before or after he screwed Prince's wife? lol

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Came for this!

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