Mayte Garcia, the ex-wife of the superstar Prince, has described her four-year romance with superstar musician Prince as "bizarre", in a recent interview.
The pair took a dislike to each quickly after a meeting in 1990."We had a fist fight.
She’s a belly-dancing, fiery beauty who may be best known as the ex-wife of iconic musician Prince, but Mayte Garcia is using her past as the inspiration for two new reality shows this summer.
First up for Garcia is the spotlight in a new MTV Tr3s show slated to debut this Saturday called “The Chisme Club.” The series stars Garcia alongside a host of entertainment personalities and Latino comedians as they comment on celebrity drama and share juicy gossip.
Garcia remained in NPG after Prince dismissed many of its members, singing on some of Prince's and NPG's albums and performing at concerts. In 1997, Garcia gave birth to Boy Gregory, who died a week later, due to a rare skull defect.
This tragedy was followed by a miscarriage, which pushed the couple apart.
They divorced in 2000."I think I'm now screwed for life because my first relationship was the most bizarre relationship ever and I'm not normal any more."I've kind-of been spoiled and I guess I am kind-of screwed-up now."Garcia, 41, who will be starring in the new US ABC series, , also revealed that she had never addressed her husband by his name: "We never had any pet names, and I don't think in the whole time we were together I called him anything, which I guess is a bit weird."She has previously spoken openly about her ex-husband's eccentric characteristics, and recalled in a 2006 interview with , that she was not allowed to phone the pop star – even when they were married.
Eccentric genius The miniature pop star is renowned for his weird behaviour.
In 1993, Prince changed his name to a symbol following a disagreement with Warner Brothers over the ownership of his work.
In 2010, the flamboyant artist slammed the internet as "outdated" following the release of his album because companies such as Apple would not pay him an advance.