Amanda Lear has lost none of her outspokenness. Those who know the extravagant singer and actress know it, the ex-muse of Salvador Dali has always had a good repartee, and does not do in the language of wood. Not very stingy with anecdotes about her career, which abounds in them, the one who was David Bowie’s lover would have approached the death of her mother with a certain detachment. At least that’s what she would have told journalists Vincent Remy and Jean-Philippe Pisanias, who publish Buchet Chastel Quel vies!, a set of their celebrity interviews, including their meeting with Amanda Lear.
Expatriated at 17 on the other side of the Channel to live with her father, the disco star admits: “I wanted to go where it shone. Anyway, I’ve never been very family”. While she maintains a mystery around her youth, Amanda Lear reveals however that she did not attend her mother’s funeral, “My mother had a nice old age. I had placed her in a fairly luxurious Ehpad, 3,000 or 4,000 euros a month, with minibar and flat screen, she said. I think I behaved well, I promised to take care of her, I did. I I have nothing to reproach myself for on that side,” she says.
Amanda Lear: “Do I have any regrets? No.”
And to those who would be tempted to reproach him for his lack of empathy, the former host opposes a firm answer: “I was on tour. If I have any regrets? No. […] No, because if , in addition, we must develop a feeling of guilt on the pretext that we do not personally accompany our parents until the end, where are we going? What to silence its possible detractors.
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