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Thread started 11/04/18 7:30pm

pinkmink

Lala Escarzegza Writing a Book with Prince in it

Lala has been mentioning on her facebook that she is writing a book on Prince

She was Shading Mayte and others in the Beginning , because they wrote books.

Lala would post comments stating "im not going to Sell out Prince", "im going to keep things Private"

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Reply #1 posted 11/04/18 10:42pm

pinkcashmere23

I don't see anything on her FB about it,only about her candle line. Did she say what the book will be about? I recall her saying that she was thinking about writing one about ancient Egypt and possibly including some things that she learned from Prince without mentioning him by name.

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Reply #2 posted 11/05/18 4:42am

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Eventually they all sell him out....

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Reply #3 posted 11/05/18 5:37am

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who is she? is she the dancer from the Lotusflow3r era video?

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Reply #4 posted 11/05/18 7:16am

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OldFriends4Sale said:

who is she? is she the dancer from the Lotusflow3r era video?

Yeah she was the background dancer in "Crimson and Clover" She was in the "Screwdriver" video as well.

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Reply #5 posted 11/05/18 7:57am

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LALA:


“I met Prince through Fatima. If you’re a dancer in the industry, you know who Fatima Robinson is.

I had gone to one of her auditions in December of 2008 and that day, I wasn’t even going to go. Somehow I still did even though I was late.

It was a very very busy audition and we we’re learning the choreography in groups. (An audition completely unrelated to Prince).

I was probably in the 7th group of the day. Charm LaDonna was teaching. I was all the way in the back, couldn’t see a thing… Fatima just so happened to pass by me as she was looking at all the dancers.

I stopped her and said, “hey do you think we can review this part” (demonstrated some choreo)… She just stopped, stared at me and smiled.

She said, “I think I have a friend who would like you”

I said, “oh! Who?”

She said, “Prince”

My eyes went big. I think I stumbled over my words and lost my breath.

As they say… The rest is history.

I had just been a part of and left a girl group called Nikki 16 that was entirely based off of Prince’s former group of the 80’s, Vanity 6… but I really did not know much about him or his music then.

I ended up meeting with him for the very first time about a week later at his 77 Beverly Park residence. When he had a party.

I loved that house. So many memories.

I remember everything about the first time we met.

I remember how nervous I was. And how shocked I was about how tiny he was, lol.

He had planned to put me on tour sooooo many times after we met I lost count, lol.

Unfortunately, because I was compared so much to Mayte, I don’t think he ever felt comfortable.

I actually never knew who Mayte even was. Believe it or not, all my life people would tell me I looked like this girl named Mayte.

It wasn’t until I met Prince that I really learned about her. I had so much awe and respect for her though. Prince would show me old videos and tell little anecdotes.

I got a lot of slack over the years for my pure coincidences related to her. The way I moved, the way I looked. P wanted me to dye my hair blonde at one point to avoid any resemblance. Haha

It sucked. A lot. Lol

Prince taught me alllll about his music. And much, much more.

A few years later, Prince thanked Fatima for introducing him to me. Which I felt was the sweetest & biggest compliment. He was such a gentleman and so humble.

I am so grateful and feel so blessed and amazed that my fate led me to know him and become such a good friend of his up until his passing. I never would’ve guessed in a million years that my timeline in life would align with such an incredible soul.”

- Lala Escarzega

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Reply #6 posted 11/05/18 8:09am

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LALA on Extralovable:

(She talked to him a few days before he passed.)

“This is a silhouette of Prince and I, from the video Xtralovable, which I used to tease Prince that it was spelled wrong.
I miss him so deeply.
Posting this is bittersweet.
If you know me, you know that I don't care for fame or hype. It means nothing to me without him here. I see many using his name now for the wrong reasons.
But this video, I learned, was important to him.
He was my friend first, & an icon 2nd in my world. I used to tell him, "I think I forget who you are sometimes". And he would give me big eyes and a funny face and say, "uh, yeah!" Lol!

That is one thing I know he appreciated about me. Prince just wanted to be normal around his inner circle. That is why he stayed in Minneapolis.

Because people treated him normal.

We would go to the movies (albeit, he'd still shut down the theatre), the store, coffee shops & drive around MN and he could do so because he knew he was "safe" there.
Sometimes when we'd drive around, Prince would do this hilarious thing where he'd say "watch this" and then he'd find some random stranger walking down the street and very animatedly stick out his hand and wave "hi" to them.

Most people would casually wave back.
I thought it was so funny. And he'd do it all the time because he knew it made me laugh.

We had so much fun together. But we also argued, as those who are close, inevitably do. During December of 2015, we hadn't spoke in a few weeks. We were distant.
I got very very sick in January of this year and when he found out I was in the hospital, he reached out to me immediately. That was Prince's way of demonstrating his love for me.
No matter the distance between us.

Which for Prince, if you know him... He can ignore you for a long time if he wants to. And he had... Up until when he found out I was sick.
It makes me sad, that I could not do more to save him. It breaks me inside & makes me angry.

I had just spoken to him a few days before he transcended, (after his plane scare), and told him how much I missed him & how badly it had scared me when I heard of an emergency landing.

He told me he was ok & with a smile. He told me not to worry.

We both talked about meeting soon.”

-Lala Escarzega
~Paisley Park is in your heart~
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Reply #7 posted 11/05/18 8:11am

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She really writes from the heart, and quite beautifully.
If she can stay right in that space, in her love for him and forget about all the other bs that’s gone on since his passing, she could produce a beautiful book.
~Paisley Park is in your heart~
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Reply #8 posted 11/05/18 10:51am

pinkcashmere23

She is a gifted writer. She shared a poem on FB she said that she had written when she was a teenager and it was quite good. I didn't find anything about her writing a book about Prince unless it's hidden from followers who haven't been friended by her. She commented on her Twitter about the book on ancient Egypt earlier in the year but she emphasized that it would not be about Prince or mention him. She said a few months ago on FB,when someone suggested that she should write a book about her time with him that she would never share her memories with anyone other than family and close friends. Perhaps she changed her mind though.

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Reply #9 posted 11/05/18 12:18pm

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@PinkMink,
Would you please copy and type the post with her exact words saying this?
People tend to like things to be backed up by strong proof on the Org.
Thank you.
~Paisley Park is in your heart~
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Reply #10 posted 11/14/18 4:42pm

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Lala has been in New York the last few days and just posted in an IG story a photo of herself with her "Purple Sister" Damaris Lewis. She also showed a clip 'on the set' of what appeared to be a basketball court. It looks like she and Damaris may be working on a project together. Damaris has been taking dance classes in New York so maybe it's something related.

[Edited 11/14/18 17:21pm]

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Reply #11 posted 11/14/18 6:25pm

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pinkcashmere23 said:

Lala has been in New York the last few days and just posted in an IG story a photo of herself with her "Purple Sister" Damaris Lewis. She also showed a clip 'on the set' of what appeared to be a basketball court. It looks like she and Damaris may be working on a project together. Damaris has been taking dance classes in New York so maybe it's something related.

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Thanks, Pink! They both look stunning. Two beauties, that’s for sure. So glad they’re having a good time. Looks like they’re at a spa of some kind or getting makeup done on the photo I saw.
~Paisley Park is in your heart~
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Reply #12 posted 11/14/18 7:03pm

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anangellooksdown said:

pinkcashmere23 said:

Lala has been in New York the last few days and just posted in an IG story a photo of herself with her "Purple Sister" Damaris Lewis. She also showed a clip 'on the set' of what appeared to be a basketball court. It looks like she and Damaris may be working on a project together. Damaris has been taking dance classes in New York so maybe it's something related.

[Edited 11/14/18 17:21pm]

Thanks, Pink! They both look stunning. Two beauties, that’s for sure. So glad they’re having a good time. Looks like they’re at a spa of some kind or getting makeup done on the photo I saw.

You're welcome! They do! Yes,I thought that they looked like they were at a spa too. I loved the IG clip that Damaris posted on the fourth of her doing the Mambo with her instructor. She looked like she was having fun.

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Reply #13 posted 11/15/18 9:39am

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pinkcashmere23 said:



anangellooksdown said:


pinkcashmere23 said:

Lala has been in New York the last few days and just posted in an IG story a photo of herself with her "Purple Sister" Damaris Lewis. She also showed a clip 'on the set' of what appeared to be a basketball court. It looks like she and Damaris may be working on a project together. Damaris has been taking dance classes in New York so maybe it's something related.


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Thanks, Pink! They both look stunning. Two beauties, that’s for sure. So glad they’re having a good time. Looks like they’re at a spa of some kind or getting makeup done on the photo I saw.

You're welcome! They do! Yes,I thought that they looked like they were at a spa too. I loved the IG clip that Damaris posted on the fourth of her doing the Mambo with her instructor. She looked like she was having fun.



I saw that one too.
Damaris has done so well these past few years. smile
~Paisley Park is in your heart~
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Reply #14 posted 11/15/18 10:27am

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anangellooksdown said:

pinkcashmere23 said:

You're welcome! They do! Yes,I thought that they looked like they were at a spa too. I loved the IG clip that Damaris posted on the fourth of her doing the Mambo with her instructor. She looked like she was having fun.

I saw that one too. Damaris has done so well these past few years. smile

She really has! She always carries herself with such grace and poise as well.

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Reply #15 posted 11/15/18 1:11pm

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pinkcashmere23 said:



anangellooksdown said:


pinkcashmere23 said:


You're welcome! They do! Yes,I thought that they looked like they were at a spa too. I loved the IG clip that Damaris posted on the fourth of her doing the Mambo with her instructor. She looked like she was having fun.



I saw that one too. Damaris has done so well these past few years. smile

She really has! She always carries herself with such grace and poise as well.



Yes smile 💜
~Paisley Park is in your heart~
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Reply #16 posted 11/15/18 1:36pm

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anangellooksdown said:

pinkcashmere23 said:

She really has! She always carries herself with such grace and poise as well.

Yes smile 💜

Yes,she's a lovely young woman! I saw that Lala posted earlier in an IG story that she was leaving NY today in time to avoid the snow. I'm interested to hear more about the project she was working on. Hope she will post more about it soon.

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Reply #17 posted 11/15/18 1:42pm

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pinkcashmere23 said:



anangellooksdown said:


pinkcashmere23 said:


She really has! She always carries herself with such grace and poise as well.



Yes smile 💜

Yes,she's a lovely young woman! I saw that Lala posted earlier in an IG story that she was leaving NY today in time to avoid the snow. I'm interested to hear more about the project she was working on. Hope she will post more about it soon.



I am hoping for that too. It sounds interesting.
~Paisley Park is in your heart~
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Reply #18 posted 11/15/18 3:11pm

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anangellooksdown said:

pinkcashmere23 said:

Yes,she's a lovely young woman! I saw that Lala posted earlier in an IG story that she was leaving NY today in time to avoid the snow. I'm interested to hear more about the project she was working on. Hope she will post more about it soon.

I am hoping for that too. It sounds interesting.

It does. It would be nice if she was dancing again. I also hope the video for Xtraloveable will eventually be released.The choreography looked really cool in the clips she posted of she and another dancer working out the routine. I'd love to know more about the filming of it too.

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