Tamron Hall certainly captured Prince‘s attention during his life, and now the talk show host is opening up about how she ended up on the cover art for his 2015 single, “If Eye Could Get Ur Attention.”
Speaking on her talk show with Dan Piepenbring, who co-wrote Prince’s new memoir The Beautiful Ones, Hall revealed that she and the “When Doves Cry” singer would talk every morning about their outfits. We’re here to tell you all about everything that went down.
Comfort over everything else
“I wear what I wear because I don’t like clothes. This is what’s most comfortable,’” Hall read from the book, explaining that there was an accompanying photo of Prince wearing jeans and a bandana with no shirt.
But while Prince might not have liked clothes, he loved to chime in on Hall’s own fashion choices, she said. That daily exchange is how she ended up on the cover of his 2015 single, “If Eye Could Get Ur Attention.”
Privacy is key
While Hall explained that she’s usually private when it comes to her relationship with the late singer, she did give the audience a snippet of one of their conversations about the selfie.
She even went on to state the fact that she never shares her emails with Prince because she does not want to feel like she exploiting him.
Beautiful yet strong
In 2015, Hall said on Today that she had sent the “Purple Rain” singer the mirror selfie at his request.
The Beautiful Ones was published on Tuesday and cover Prince’s journey to stardom. According to the book, Prince told Piepenbring: “If I want this book to be about one overarching thing, it’s freedom.
And the freedom to create autonomously. Without anyone telling you what to do or how or why.”