The rules: No Oscar nominees and no films among either year’s top-10 grossers.
I was molding to the likes of mediocrity, vulnerability, having had all the experience of a trained seal, being pushed to the brink of hopelessness, and helpless to perpetuate a flawless, ruinous end.”“Getting past my past…was a process, a very serious process indeed. As a person, [I’m] constantly changing, trying to be better.
She would become an evangelist in the late ‘90s, speaking and writing about her faith, her past, and hoping to offer some clarity to other lost souls.
She would later write in her book about her time as Vanity: “With each new, methodical, despicable movement of my being, I closed my fists around a wretched lie which sought to eradicate my life at an impromptu time and I had built no stomach for the fight.
She was a stunning former model who’d become a singer and actress in the 1980s, as well as one of many muses for His Royal Badness’s esoteric freakiness.
For most Prince fans, Vanity is probably only second to Apollonia in the canon of “Prince girls,” but she was more than just an accessory to his legendary libido.
Back when I was Vanity, it was all about being sexy, getting slimmer, and getting cuter. Now it’s not the outward appearance, it’s the inward man that I’m trying to change.