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Thread started 05/29/21 3:36pm

SEANMAN

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Apollonia Discusses Her Life w/ Prince, Filming Purple Rain & Her Work in Sunset Sound

Excellent interview done last week.

https://www.youtube.com/w...mc&t=2554s
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Reply #1 posted 05/30/21 8:46am

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Just finished listening to the whole thing...GREAT, classy and insightful interview. Probably one of the best P related interviews I've heard in a while.

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Reply #2 posted 06/05/21 8:05am

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The title should have read: Apollonia asserts she wrote many Prince songs, introduced him to glam and Marilyn Monroe, insists she was the love of his life (in a non-romantic way), and declined the part of Laura Charles in the Last Dragon that she was never offered. Convinced Prince wanted to revamp Apollonia 6, and in her words knowing he was very sick went to Coachella without checking on her friend. She also announces that she's going to do exactly what she trashed others for: writing a book about Prince.
She has a pattern of inventing stories after people have passed: Prince, Vanity and JFK Jr.
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Reply #3 posted 06/06/21 2:00pm

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MonaLiza said:

The title should have read: Apollonia asserts she wrote many Prince songs, introduced him to glam and Marilyn Monroe, insists she was the love of his life (in a non-romantic way), and declined the part of Laura Charles in the Last Dragon that she was never offered. Convinced Prince wanted to revamp Apollonia 6, and in her words knowing he was very sick went to Coachella without checking on her friend. She also announces that she's going to do exactly what she trashed others for: writing a book about Prince. She has a pattern of inventing stories after people have passed: Prince, Vanity and JFK Jr.

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Reply #4 posted 06/09/21 11:36am

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MonaLiza said:

The title should have read: Apollonia asserts she wrote many Prince songs, introduced him to glam and Marilyn Monroe, insists she was the love of his life (in a non-romantic way), and declined the part of Laura Charles in the Last Dragon that she was never offered. Convinced Prince wanted to revamp Apollonia 6, and in her words knowing he was very sick went to Coachella without checking on her friend. She also announces that she's going to do exactly what she trashed others for: writing a book about Prince. She has a pattern of inventing stories after people have passed: Prince, Vanity and JFK Jr.

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You forgot the part where her "audition" for Prince included meeting him, then getting dressed in her disco finest for a trip with him to First Avenue where he announced to her "Vanity is here." as a set-up, and the 100 times Chick told her during the night, "You know, the Kid likes you a lot", sigh...bless her heart. Oh, you should also add to that she essentailly wrote nearly a third of Sheila E's Glamourous life album because it's all based on her, it was her idea that Sheila (the woman who previously played with George Duke & Marvin Gaye ) should have drum solos..and her additional musical accolades include sitting in onstage with Bebel Gilberto because she knows her Portuguese lyrics phonetically. Gurhrl.....

By the way, Mama wants the children to know that it is SHE who isrepsonsible for for bringing glamour to Minneaolpis and to Prince. She "styled" the women sisters of the collective including the idea of Sheila wearing minks, SHE was selected by Prince and his management, SHE was part of the apex of his career, and in pop culture we have Lucy & Desi, Sonny & Cher, and Prince & Appolonia.

Whew, Chile! That was something.

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Reply #5 posted 06/12/21 5:18pm

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SPYZFAN1 said:

Just finished listening to the whole thing...GREAT, classy and insightful interview. Probably one of the best P related interviews I've heard in a while.



Yes it was. She’s always articulate and poised when doing interviews. Her mother passed away back in December so maybe this interview was cathartic for her.
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Reply #6 posted 06/20/21 10:14pm

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If she is claiming credit for help writing all that stuff and what not ...i want credit for shoving her sorry but into the cold Lake Minnetonka 🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣

Insert LOTS of sarcasm into post 🤣🤣🤣🤣
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Reply #7 posted 06/21/21 3:17pm

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You know, I really enjoyed her interview. I find Apples and Lisa coleman to be the most interesting interviewees.
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Reply #8 posted 06/24/21 7:56am

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Though she’d had small roles on TV shows like Night Rider, CHiPs and Fantasy Island, Apollonia’s breakthrough came via Prince’s 1984 hit film, Purple Rain.

The actress had always dreamed of stardom. An entertainer from an early age, she dropped out of high school to pursue a career in modeling, eventually becoming a Los Angeles Rams cheerleader.

Her first encounter with Prince came via Purple Rain’s open casting call. “I had his 1999 tape and thought it would be fun to work with him,” Apollonia recalled in a 2001 interview with People. But, according to the actress, Prince “was looking for not just a leading lady in a film but a leading lady in his life.”



The Purple Rain auditions came shortly after Prince had split with one of his former proteges, singer Vanity. The purple one was looking for new romance in his life and was intrigued by Apollonia. Only problem, she already had a boyfriend; Van Halen frontman David Lee Roth.

At Prince’s request, the actress broke up with the rocker. “Prince didn’t want me to be known for dating someone famous,” Apollonia admitted. “He made me promise I wouldn’t date anyone publicly during promotion of (Purple Rain).” Though she acquiesced to the stipulation and broke up with Roth, the actress didn't jump from one music icon to another. Apollonia has always insisted that she and Prince were "never in a relationship."

The demands extended beyond romantic life. Prince also had rules regarding what the actress ate and wore. “He wanted to make everyone clones of himself,” says Apollonia. “We had to sing like him and dress like him. I still love him, but there was a side of him that was just a tyrant.”


Purple Rain was a smash, earning over $70 million at the box office. While Apollonia's star power was raised by the film, the actress said people only saw her as one of Prince's "little purple soldiers." She would go on to have guest starring roles on several television series, including Falcon Crest and Sliders. Aside from the occasional reality show appearance, the actress has retired from the limelight in recent years, choosing instead to focus on her production company.

Read More: How Prince Convinced Apol...d Lee Roth | https://ultimateprince.co...m=referral

How Prince Convinced Apollonia to Stop Dating David Lee Roth

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Reply #9 posted 06/24/21 1:48pm

SoulAlive

hmmm so she was involved with David Lee Roth and Prince at that time? Wasn't she actually married at that time?!

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Reply #10 posted 06/24/21 1:52pm

SoulAlive

from 1980 to 1985,she was married to a guy named Greg Patschull

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Greg Patschull and Apollonia Kotero were married for 5 years. They dated for 1 month after getting together in 1978 and married on 16th Feb 1980. 5 years later they divorced in 1985.

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SoulAlive said:

hmmm so she was involved with David Lee Roth and Prince at that time? Wasn't she actually married at that time?!

she said she was never involved with Prince

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Reply #12 posted 06/26/21 7:02pm

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OldFriends4Sale said:



SoulAlive said:


hmmm so she was involved with David Lee Roth and Prince at that time? Wasn't she actually married at that time?!




she said she was never involved with Prince


Actually i remember her saying something she was told keep her marriage hush hush while being with Prince and promoting the film in a sence she was "involved" with P... remember she helped write PR and some other songs as "she claims" falloff
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Reply #13 posted 06/27/21 1:13pm

SoulAlive

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OldFriends4Sale said:

she said she was never involved with Prince

Actually i remember her saying something she was told keep her marriage hush hush while being with Prince and promoting the film in a sence she was "involved" with P... remember she helped write PR and some other songs as "she claims" falloff

lol it's crazy,isn't it? but I can understand Prince wanting her to keep her private romantic life a secret from the media.It creates controversy and intrigue.It was a good way to promote the Purple Rain movie....by making it seem as if there was something going on between him and Apples.

Apollonia: "Hey Prince,I gotta tell you something.I am married and I'm also involved with David Lee Roth".

Prince: "No problem.Break up with David and don't say a word about your husband".

Apollonia (smiling): "Ok"

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Reply #14 posted 06/28/21 7:55pm

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SoulAlive said:



toots said:


OldFriends4Sale said:



she said she was never involved with Prince



Actually i remember her saying something she was told keep her marriage hush hush while being with Prince and promoting the film in a sence she was "involved" with P... remember she helped write PR and some other songs as "she claims" falloff


lol it's crazy,isn't it? but I can understand Prince wanting her to keep her private romantic life a secret from the media.It creates controversy and intrigue.It was a good way to promote the Purple Rain movie....by making it seem as if there was something going on between him and Apples.



Apollonia: "Hey Prince,I gotta tell you something.I am married and I'm also involved with David Lee Roth".



Prince: "No problem.Break up with David and don't say a word about your husband".



Apollonia (smiling): "Ok"




evillol


U just posted she was married to Greg in ur post above me .....so she was involved with DLR after divorcing Greg or while ?
Smurf theme song-seriously how many fucking "La Las" can u fit into a dam song wall
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Reply #15 posted 06/28/21 9:55pm

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toots said:

SoulAlive said:



toots said:


OldFriends4Sale said:



she said she was never involved with Prince



Actually i remember her saying something she was told keep her marriage hush hush while being with Prince and promoting the film in a sence she was "involved" with P... remember she helped write PR and some other songs as "she claims" falloff


lol it's crazy,isn't it? but I can understand Prince wanting her to keep her private romantic life a secret from the media.It creates controversy and intrigue.It was a good way to promote the Purple Rain movie....by making it seem as if there was something going on between him and Apples.



Apollonia: "Hey Prince,I gotta tell you something.I am married and I'm also involved with David Lee Roth".



Prince: "No problem.Break up with David and don't say a word about your husband".



Apollonia (smiling): "Ok"




evillol


U just posted she was married to Greg in ur post above me .....so she was involved with DLR after divorcing Greg or while ?



She divorced Greg in 1985.She was involved with David throughout 1983,before Prince made her break up with him nuts
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Reply #16 posted 06/29/21 6:16am

SPYZFAN1

She was probably involved with DLR while her marriage was on the rocks. I also remember reading she breifly dated the late RATT guitarist Robbin Crosby. This was around 1985.

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Reply #17 posted 07/01/21 10:08pm

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SPYZFAN1 said:

She was probably involved with DLR while her marriage was on the rocks. I also remember reading she breifly dated the late RATT guitarist Robbin Crosby. This was around 1985.


She got (a) round didnt she 🤣
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Reply #18 posted 07/13/21 8:18am

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She ended up marrying hunky actor/screenwriter Kevin Bernhardt after the Purple Rain madness died down.

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