Kim Wilde revealed that she and then divorced husband Hal Fowler last year revealed in a statement to fans Wednesday night.
The ’80s singer, 62, who became a music icon after releasing the hit single Kids In America in 1981, which peaked at No. 2 in the UK and sold more than three million records worldwide, married writer and actor Hull in 1996.
The couple met while appearing on the rock opera Tommy and married within six months of meeting each other.
SAD: Kim Wilde revealed she separated and later divorced husband Hal Fowler last year in a statement to fans Wednesday night (pictured in 2012)
Kim has told in the past how she enjoyed her newfound anonymity after changing her surname to his.
“Kim Wilde and Hal Fowler wish to announce that they have amicably separated by agreement last year and have separated,” they wrote online in a statement.
They added: ‘There is no third party involved. They remain on good terms and wish only the best for each other in the next stages of their lives. No comment or other statements will be made.’
Shocking: “Kim Wilde and Hal Fowler would like to announce that they have amicably separated by agreement last year and that they have separated,” they wrote online in a statement.
Fans sent them their best wishes at a difficult time.
The Checkered Love star has stepped back from the music industry to live a secluded life with Dracula and Solo: A Star Wars Story, Hal, 54, and their two children, Harry, now 23, and Rose, now 21, with Kim blaming her Kids In America track creator.
Now blonde bombshell Kim recently conducted a Greatest Hits tour.
And in September, Kim admitted it was a “nice surprise” that fans still love her music and are willing to buy tickets to see her on stage.
BEFORE: The ’80s singer, 62, who became a music icon after releasing the hit single Kids In America in 1981, which peaked at No. 2 in the UK and sold more than three million records worldwide. Writer and actor Hull married in 1996.
In a candid interview, the singer told how “I really couldn’t believe there was still an audience for me” given the fact that she was now a married mother of two as opposed to being single for twenty years. climax.
As she prepared for her national tour, the pop star reflected on her long career and shared her joy that her fans continue to support her, noting that many of them have “grew up” with her.
She told the Mirror, “I really couldn’t believe there was still an audience for me as a married mother of two.” I thought all kim wilde romance was single and 21. This is a different Kim Wilde than the one they are presented with. But the audience loves it, which is a nice surprise.
The star went on to say that her followers have embraced her age and that she feels relaxed and happy enough to be her full self on stage.
Love: The couple met while appearing on the rock opera Tommy and married within six months of meeting each other (pictured in 2017)
She explained, “I think my audience has grown up with me, so there’s a sense of us all getting along, and there’s a joy about that.” I love to sing my songs, I love the way they bring so much happiness to my fans and I love how generous they are to me. They know I’m 61 – nobody pretends anything; They give me warts and everything.
However, while Kim adores being in the spotlight and spotlighting her biggest hits which also included You Keep Me Hangin’ On, Cambodia and Checkered Love, things weren’t always rosy, as the star disappeared from the spotlight at the height of her fame.
The star has stepped back from the music industry to live a secluded life with her family, which Kim blames on her hit track Kids In America.
She explained how she had to “get away” from the song after becoming “identified with it” after singing it continuously for 16 years.
Still getting it: Now a blonde bombshell, Kim recently toured Greatest Hits. And in September, Kim admitted it was a “nice surprise” that fans still love her music and are willing to buy tickets to see her on stage.
She explained, “I’m tired of her singing, which is one of the reasons why I’m so upset. I fell in love with it. That song defined me from 20 to 36 and there was a part of it that was quite restrictive, so I needed to stop.
The blonde bombshell went on to say that she needed some time off because the turmoil of being a pop star had become “exhausting” and after she decided to start a family with Hal, it seemed like a “really good time” for her to stop. Music career.
Kim’s international children’s anthem in America was the work of her brother Ricky and father, Marty Wilde, the original British rock ‘n’ roller, and at one point was moving 60,000 copies a day.
She had seven more UK top ten singles that never hit number one, but a reworking of the Motown classic You Keep Me Hangin’ On, which topped the US Billboard in 1986.
Last year, speaking of missing in the UK but winning the US, she said, “Although finishing first in America almost made up for it,” she said.
She went on to sell over 30 million records and win hearts with her stunning good looks – something she was very proud of.
“I feel so grateful to have Mom’s gorgeous nose and Dad’s gorgeous mouth,” she said, but revealed that she was bullied for her “Mick Jagger lips.” Of her figure, she said: ‘I had long legs and they worked really well with jeans. I knew how to wear a pair of jeans, that’s for sure.
Chart Top: She became a music icon after her 1981 release of “Kids In America,” which peaked at No. 2 in the UK and sold more than three million records worldwide (pictured in 1985)
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