LEGENDARY actor Sidney Poitier, who was 94 years old, died on January 6, 2022.
Dionne Warwick, who was the star of Hollywood’s Sunset Strip, spoke out about her feelings toward him after his passing.
What did Dionne warwick think about Sidney Poitier
Dionne Warwick made an appearance on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert on Thursday, January 20, 2022.
Dionne, a talk show host, shared how she met Sidney for the first time.
“I was coming out of a recording studio on 54th Street, and the [music] group came around the corner,”She remembered.
“And infront of me was this regal, beautiful man. And I broke rank. I left my daughters and followed him.
“I actually stopped him,”She went on.
He stopped right at the corner, at the corner 54th and Broadway. You know what? There are no shops on Broadway between 53 Street and 54 Street. I’m just looking at the sky, acting stupid.
“I actually bumped into he.
“He turned around and he says, ‘Little girl. What do you want?’ And of course, I went crazy,” said Dionne.
“My mouth didn’t work. And finally, I said, ‘Can I have your autograph?’ And from that day till the last time I saw him, which is a year or so ago, he did not greet me as, ‘Hi, Dionne.’ It was, ‘Hello little girl, would you like my autograph?'”
Dionne shared the same story on Twitter when Sidney’s death was first reported.
“He once caught me following him,”She wrote.
“He said ‘little girl what do you want’ I muttered ‘can I have your autograph’. From that day he always called me little girl and asked if I wanted his autograph. It was something we laughed about. He was my hero & great friend. May he RIP.”
Sidney Poitier, what happened?
Sidney Poitier was killed in a car accident “natural causes”According to Clint Watson (press secretary), the statement was made on January 7, 2022.
Deputy Prime Minister Chester Cooper said he was: “conflicted with great sadness and a sense of celebration when I learned of the passing of Sir Sidney Poitier.”
“Sadness that he would no longer be here to tell him how much he means to us, but a celebration that he did so much to show the world that those from the humblest beginnings can change the world and that we gave him his flowers while he was with us,”Cooper spoke at the Guardian Nassau.
Known as the first Black man to win the Academy Award for Best Leading Actor, Sidney rose to fame in the 1955 film, Blackboard Jungle.
His last film appearance came in Mr. Warmth: The Don Rickles Project.
According to Forbes, Sidney Poitier’s net worth was around $20 million at the time of his death. Celebrities Net Worth.
Dionne Warwick is who? What is her net worth and where is it?
Dionne Warwick has been ranked among the Top 40 Most Popular US Hitmakers between 1955 and 1999.
Dionne is a native of New Jersey and began her career singing backing vocals for artists in New York City.
Dionne’s debut solo single, Don’t Let Me Over, was released in November 1962.
56 singles by Dionne were in the Hot 100 between 1962 and 1998 – 12 of which made it to the Top Ten.
According to Celebrities Net WorthDionne Warwick is estimated to have a net worth of $500K.
Do Dionne Warwick and other musicians still make music?
Dionne Warwick, 81, is still actively involved in the music business.
In 2019, the Recording Academy awarded her the Lifetime Achievement Grammy Award.
Dionne has received 14 nominations total and won five Grammy Awards during her career.
Dionne played the role of Mouse in The Masked Singer’s third season in 2020.
In January 2022 Dionne released Power In The Name with Krayzie Bone, producer Nomad.
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