Kim Wilde saw what price Michael Jackson had to pay for his fame. So that you do not face a similar fate, Wilde turned his back on the music industry.
In 1988, the musician accompanied the ‘thriller’ interpreter, who died of an overdose of propofol in 2009, on his ‘Bad’ world tour. This experience confirmed her desire to live a normal life.
She wanted to focus on the family
The magazine ‘New!’ She explained: “I had a glimpse of this level of fame and it had a lot of ugly aspects. The ugliness of fame was evident in many ways, the way it makes people lonely. At the time, I doubted what could bring more fame to my life because it only caused isolation and loneliness in Michael’s life. I didn’t want to live like that. ”
The 59-year-old, who has two children with her husband Hal Fowler, then ended her pop career and lived a quiet, family life before returning to the stage after a few years.
In the interview, Kim continues: “I was looking for more meaning in life and found it through my husband, my family and my garden. Now I have a wonderful balance of family life, closeness to nature and the beloved live performances. ”(Bang)