Belinda, who starred as Miss August, has fond memories of the year-old publishing icon passed away on Wednesday. The Go-Go's singer appeared nude for the cover edition of the August edition of the famous magazine at the age of Belinda said she had been to the Playboy Mansion "many times" thanks to her husband's close friendship with Hef, who she described as "the nicest man". However, the year-old did admit that there is one room that you must "stay out of" when visiting. Speaking on Good Morning Britain about her Playboy appearance, she said: "I had such a great experience.
Carlisle Told Playboy She Feels Like a Cat With Nine Lives
Belinda Carlisle Playboy Spread
She formed The Go-Gos with three girlfriends, and they released their first album, Beauty and the Beat, in Carlisle followed up with successful solo albums, but her drug use held her back in the s. Belinda's father abandoned the family when she was 5 years old. Her mother remarried, and the family's lower middle-class household eventually expanded to include seven children. As a youth, Belinda was often tasked with babysitting her three younger brothers and three younger sisters. She soon rebelled against her strict upbringing and the responsibility of her childhood. You name it, I'd try it. Carlisle fell in love with the s punk scene in Los Angeles, passing up college for life as a musician. She first adopted the stage name Donna Rhea, singing backup vocals for a string of local punk bands. She then went by Dotti Danger, playing the drums for an early version of the punk band the Germs.
She gained fame as the lead singer of the Go-Go's , one of the most successful all-female bands of all time, and went on to have a prolific career as a solo artist. Raised in Southern California , Carlisle became the lead singer of the Go-Go's after the band's formation in With their chart-topping debut release Beauty and the Beat in , the group helped popularize new wave music in the United States. The Go-Go's were the first and to date only all-female band in history who wrote their own songs and played their own instruments to achieve a No. The Go-Go's have sold over seven million records worldwide.
In the year , the group disclosed the album Vacation and set out on a major sell-out tour of the states. The album debuted in the top 10 and peaking at number 8. It would ultimately go on to sell over 1 million copies though their record company only had it certified as gold. Difficulties were soaring in the band as frictions grew between member Jane Wiedlin and Belinda as Jane felt too much focus was placed on Belinda as the star. All of the members of the band were experiencing drug addiction. The group also invariably had problems with their record label as they were not paid sovereignty when they should have been. The band broke up in spring In the year Belinda releasing her first solo album named, aptly, Belinda. Drug-free, wedded, pleased, and healthy, she proceeded to experience major solo success through with the releases of her albums Heaven On Earth and Runaway Horses. MCA technically should be to blame as they hardly promoted her work and most of it sold on its own.