According to – Prince did something that his fans NEVER got to see him do- he opened up on stage about a piece of his private life. After receiving word that his ex-girlfriend and former protegee’ singer Denise Vanity Matthews sadly passed away. Source  Click here and read more 

Prince took the stage at Melbourne’s State Theatre, one of two solo shows that he was performing. He learned minutes before he hit the stage the passing of Vanity,(Denise Matthews) his former girlfriend. In this video he’s dedicated  Little Red Corvette to her.  


Prince protegé and lead singer of the '80s girl group Vanity 6, has died after fighting kidney failure and, more recently, a reported abdominal illness, according to TMZ.

Prince's former protege, Denise "Vanity" Matthews, has died at 57 years old.