In fairness, Prince was never a threat to De Niro in terms of acting ability. She was a member of Vanity 6 — a girl-band put together and controlled by Prince — but pulled out of the film at the last minute.But the music sequences were, and still are, mind-blowing — and led the film to earn nearly million at the box office (almost 10 times what it cost). 1 on the Billboard album chart for a remarkable 24 consecutive weeks, from the summer of 1984 into early 1985. 1 hit singles with “When Doves Cry” and “Let’s Go Crazy.” At one point, Prince had the No. Many speculate that she and Prince were dating and had a blowout, but director Albert Magnoli claims it was because she was offered a role in Martin Scorsese’s “The Last Temptation of Christ” (her role in that film ended up on the cutting room floor). After Vanity left the project, her role was offered to Jennifer Beals of “Flashdance” fame — but she turned it down because she wanted to go to college.Gore, although still married to his wife of 40 years, Tipper Gore, separated from her in June 2010, the blog notes.
After a cooling off period, a judge may grant an uncontested divorce; in Tennessee, you may also be legally separated.
While the Gores are still well known, they are no longer subject to the kind of scrutiny they once were.
There was no tell-all article in a national gossip magazine. Their love story became political history after the couple shared a now famous kiss at the 2000 Democratic National Convention.
The e-mail that announced their split said simply: Al Gore, 62, and Mary "Tipper" Gore, 61, had been married since May 19, 1970.
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It appears Nobel Peace Prize laureate and former vice president Al Gore is back in the game.Rumors have it that a scene in which they kiss was cut from the final edit.What is true is the fact that they stayed together for 20 years in total. The famous scene in which Apollonia gives in to the Kid’s cruel request and purifies herself in the waters of Lake Minnetonka almost caused her to contract hypothermia.Prince demanded the couple break up so fans would speculate on whether Apollonia and Prince’s on-screen relationship was real.(She complied.) He also demanded that she didn’t publicly date anyone during the film’s promotion. Revolution guitarist Wendy Melvoin and keyboardist Lisa Coleman were a couple during the filming of “Purple Rain,” but it was never publicly confirmed or denied at the time.In a surprise announcement emailed to the press and friends, the Gores said they had reached "a mutual and mutually supportive decision that we have made together following a process of long and careful consideration".