John Lennon's first wife dead..

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  1. Shithead

    Shithead Well-Known Member

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    Will Wig address this?

    John Lennon’s first wife, Cynthia Lennon, dead at 75
    BY Jim Farber
    NEW YORK DAILY NEWS
    Wednesday, April 1, 2015, 12:13 PM
    [​IMG] JANE MINGAY/ASSOCIATED PRESS
    Cynthia Lennon sitting behind copies of her book entitled 'John' during a book signing in central London in 2005.
    Cynthia Lennon, the first wife of a young John Lennon, died at her home Wednesday in Mallorca, Spain. She was 75.

    A statement from the family said she had been waging a brief battle against cancer.

    The one child she had with John - Julian Lennon — was at her side at the time.

    Cynthia Lennon was born Cynthia Powell in Blackpool, England. She met the future Beatle at Liverpool College of Art in 1957. The two connected at a lettering class at the school, and soon began dating.

    It was a difficult relationship, with the musician prone to bouts of jealousy and anger.


    In 1962 Powell became pregnant with Lennon’s child, at which point the Beatle proposed marriage. The couple remained married until 1968, though it was largely left to the mother to raise Julian.

    In the early part of the Beatles’ career, manager Brian Epstein tried to keep the marriage, and the Lennons’ child, a secret, so as not to turn off the band’s teen fans. But, eventually, word got out.



    Lennon famously left Cynthia for Yoko Ono in the summer of ‘68.

    Cynthia wrote several books about her life with her iconic husband, including 2005’s “John.” She also made her own attempt at music, recording a version of “Those Were The Days” in 1995. The song had been a No. 1 hit for Mary Hopkin in 1968, in a version produced by Paul McCartney.

    Cynthia remarried three more times. Her last husband, Noel Charles, whom she wed in 2002, died in 2013.
     
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    :crying: RIP.....she had a rough go with John. I read that he beat her and was verbally abusive too.
     
  3. Lance Murdock

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    I believe that John admitted to that as well. I never understood the fascination with him. A hippie wife-beater (allegedly). The ultimate hypocrite (allegedly).

    RIP Cynthia.
     
  4. OV

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    RIP and condolences to Julian and other friends and family.

    From way back when, she came across as a good woman who most always chose to take the high road.
     
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    John was the best Beatle artistically, but the worst one as a person. What a piece of shit. Absolutely a major hypocrite in a number of ways. Going around telling the word how they need to come together and love each other while he has a child he's ignoring in favor of his shiny new kid and wife. One of the stories that stuck with me from Julian (might have heard him tell it on the Stern show, actually) was that when he was young in school, he told his classmates he was the son of a Beatle and no one believed him because they could tell by his clothes and such that he didn't have a lot of money.
     
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    John who?
     
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    who knew? was she a hot piece of ass back then??
     
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    I always thought she was cute. And compared to Yoko she is a 10!

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    Time marches on...........
     
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    I'll never forget where I was when I heard the news that (Cynthia) Lennon had died.
     
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    In all fairness, he was fucked up emotionally from his weird childhood and lack of any parental love or bond. Self medicating for most of his adult life with drugs and alcohol didn't help. He was an obnoxious drunk that sabotaged a lot of personal relationships. Seemed like he was starting to get his life in order at the time of his death...we'll never know how the story was supposed to end.
     
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    The Brits consider this perfect teeth.

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    maybe they're in heaven together?
     
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    I was just thinking of calling her
     
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    Given all she put up with from John, she deserved a better life. She did focus on Julian, which is probably what kept him going. He wrote a love song to her but I am too confused to know how to get on here. Rest in peace, Cynthia.
     
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    thats no excuse for abandoning your kid, and if i remember correctly john didn't even have Julian in his will. Julian had to sue yoko to get a piece of john's fortune . John lennon was no different than someone like lever.
     
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    Underlines how unfair life can be.

    She gets cancer and dies, Yoko releases another record.
     
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    If john was still alive he would of killed her a long time ago
     
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    This is going to come as quite a shock to John.

    Um, on second thought...