Actress and singer, Apollionia Kotero, has broke her silence regarding the death of her mentor and friend, Prince, in a touching Facebook post.
Kotero starred with Prince in the 1984 film Purple Rain, which propelled him to superstardom. In addition, the late musician’s helped released Apollonia 6‘s self-titled debut album that same year.
“My dear friends and family, thank you so much for your sentiments and prayers. The love you have shown for my dear friend Prince has been my support system. Your dedication to him is profound and beyond words,” Kotero wrote in the post.
She continued, “Please know that during these most difficult days I have spent my time with my close friend and media consultant Elliot Mintz. He has been my guide and guardian angel as I want to honor and continue to have the greatest respect for Prince and his preference for privacy. When I am ready and it’s appropriate I will share with you all that is in my heart and all that is my truth. Thank you for your love, understanding and patience. You are everything 2 me.”
AMC Theaters has announce that it will add Purple Rain to 200 more cinemas this weekend due to popular demand. AMC previously announced it would show the film in 87 theaters following Prince’s death.