Close to the top, if not at the top of those lists, will probably be British artist Joan Armatrading. Armatrading, notoriously mum about her personal life, while not officially out, did marry her longtime partner Maggie Butler in Beginning in the spring of , Armatrading embarks on her final large-scale world tour. Not a retirement from touring, merely a scaling back.
Here's one they made up earlier
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Valerie Singleton, 81, is frustrated by an unfounded myth she had a three-year lesbian affair with Joan Amatrading. But Valerie Singleton has long been frustrated by an unfounded myth that she had a torrid three-year lesbian affair with Joan Armatrading. Now the year-old presenter has pleaded with the singer to speak out and denounce the persistent rumour. The rumours began 40 years ago after Ms Singleton interviewed Ms Armatrading for a current affairs show. In part to end the rumours, Ms Singleton has previously come clean about a string of affairs with men, including one with her Blue Peter co-presenter Peter Purvis. West Indian-born Ms Armatrading, 67, reportedly entered a civil partnership with her girlfriend Maggie Butler in
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Valerie Singleton, queen of Blue Peter, reveals her slightly shocking love life. She's the seemingly strait-laced star who endured decades of wild speculation about her sexuality. Now former Blue Peter presenter Valerie Singleton has finally broken her silence over the lesbian rumours and confessed to romping with a string of men, including former colleague Peter Purves and acting legend Albert Finney. She has also opened her heart for the first time about a secret abortion she had during her time on Blue Peter.
As apocryphal stories go, the one which details a long-standing same-sex affair between former Blue Peter star Valerie Singleton and singer Joan Armatrading has been going around for decades. But Singleton, now 81, has now called for an end to such talk, and wants Armatrading herself to weigh in on it too. The rumour stemmed from the time in that Singleton interviewed Armatrading on Blue Peter, and were said to have ended up in bed together, before embarking on a lenghty relationship.