Bravo’s ‘Married to Medicine LA’: Dr. Imani Walker Reveals How She Knew Prince

by Jeremy Spirogis
US singer Prince performs on October 11, 2009 at the Grand Palais in Paris

Dr. Imani Walker from Married to Medicine LA really is a rock star as she not too long ago revealed that she and her household knew the long-lasting musician Prince.

US singer Prince performs on October 11, 2009 at the Grand Palais in Paris
US singer Prince performs on October 11, 2009 on the Grand Palais in Paris | BERTRAND GUAY/AFP through Getty Images

Walker shared this shocking twist and dished about how her mom truly collaborated with the famous person artist. Plus she shared what it was prefer to have unique entry to the usually non-public musician. Walker’s reminiscence of Prince is of somebody who is nearly magical, glittering in actual life and simply as ethereal as followers recall.

Prince made a long-lasting impression on the R&B, dance, and rock scene all through his profession, inventing and reinventing himself as a timeless genius. Prince died in 2016 at his house in Minnesota, however Walker was one of many few individuals who personally skilled his music and kindness.

Walker’s mom was shut with Prince

Walker discussed her household’s connection to Prince on the Behind the Velvet Rope with David Yontef podcast, revealing that her mom and Prince had been very shut mates. “My mother met [Prince] through another friend of her’s. My family used to own the LA Sparks, the women’s basketball team,” she shares. “And they also own this station called The Africa Channel. So my mother and Prince were trying to collaborate. Something with The Africa Channel to air.”

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“But I remember he came out here and did that series of concerts for a month at the Forum and the tickets were like $10 or something,” she remembers. “So I went like three times.”

She didn’t simply go to the present. “I went to the after party. Then there was an after after party at his party house in Bel Air. And he was like rollerskating. It was wild. It was super fun. But he was really, really sweet and really nice.”

Walker described what it was like being in Prince’s presence. “I read recently that somebody was saying, ‘Oh my God, Rihanna smells like heaven.’ And it was kind of like the same thing. I don’t know what the scent was, but he just looked like he came down from another planet. And then was like, ‘Oh you mean these sparkles? That’s just my skin.’”

She admits to being a complete fangirl over Prince

Walker and her mom had been truly in a stay Prince video. “Do you remember the video where Kim Kardashian, Prince kicked her off the stage,” Walker asks. “And then somebody else came on afterward and was dancing? That’s my mom. So we were at that concert.”

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“I actually did go on stage later on in the show and he was like, ‘Come dance with me.’ And I was way too scared,” she admits. “But I did get to talk to him at the after party and we were talking about the Arab Spring and he was just so beautiful and his eyes were perfectly lined.”

Walker then had a complete fangirl second. “He jumped up, and he had on his heels and he jumped up from the little booth we were sitting in,” she says. “He jumped up and his leg touched my arm and I was like ‘I’m never washing this part of my arm again.’ And then he just got up and started playing this concert for hours and hours.” She truly needed to go house as a result of she was too drained. But, “I met him on a couple of occasions and he was hella cool. Just regular. It was really nice.”

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