Tuesday February 25, 2020

They got the look

In her new book, Prince’s dancer and wife Mayte Garcia shares the reality of the ‘beautiful love story’ that came undone following great tragedy

Nadine O’Regan

Arts Editor and Columnist

16th April, 2017
Mayte performing with Prince at Wembley Stadium, 1995 PIC: Getty

‘I never got over him,” Mayte Garcia says simply. “We had a beautiful love story. I’m not downplaying anybody else’s love story, but this was ours.”

The ‘him’ of Garcia’s story is Prince, the late, much-lamented pop star who died a year ago this week on April 21, at his home in Paisley Park in Minneapolis, following an accidental overdose of a drug called Fentanyl....

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