What I learn about males

Ione Sky is an actor, finest recognized for the movies Say Something and Fuel Meals Lodging. The 51-year-old talks about turning into buddies together with her teenage crush, marrying younger, and her wild years with Anthony Kiedis.

My maternal grandfather, Benjamin Stulberger, was a giant a part of my childhood as my mother and father had been separated after I was born, and I used to be raised solely by my mom. His Hungarian roots meant household was essential to him and my relationship with him made me really feel very assured. My grandfather served in World Battle II and taught me songs from the Thirties and Nineteen Forties. He was left-leaning and actively political, a traditional New York Jew.

Ione Skye on her relationship with Anthony Kiedis: “I was 17, so innocent, and I didn’t know what was coming my way.”

Ione Skye on her relationship with Anthony Kiedis: “I used to be 17, so harmless, and I didn’t know what was coming my approach.”Credit score:Louie Douvis

My mum, Enid Karl, by no means complained about my father [British folk singer Donovan]. My paternal grandparents had been very happy with their son and I grew up listening to his music. As a child at school, I wished to brag that he was my father however by no means did. It was an odd feeling to be happy with my dad but additionally marvel, “Who is that this man?” I ended up having a relationship with Dad after I was a teen and it has continued since.

My brother Donovan and I are like yin and yang. He was born tap-dancing out of the womb. He began performing as quickly as he might. He has an infectious persona. He received me into my profession as a result of he got here residence at some point saying they had been auditioning youngsters for a film and wrangled me in. It was a lead function in River’s Edge [1986]. It was my first job and it began my profession.


My first boyfriend was a wealthy child referred to as Sean. I used to be 14 and he was 15. I grew up in a bohemian residence, however I wished to get the preferred man that everybody at my all-girls’ college was speaking about, and I did. We dated for a yr. I preferred being chased however felt extra snug being the one in management. I didn’t need issues to return out of the blue. I wished to determine once we’d kiss or not.

I had a crush on John Taylor from Duran Duran after I was rising up. When you’d informed me at that age that I’d be buddies with him later, I’d be like, “No approach.” My pal Amanda de Cadenet was married to him within the Nineteen Nineties.

“My first husband was Adam Horowitz from Beastie Boys. We had been head over heels in love however we had been too younger. It didn’t final.”

I labored with director Cameron Crowe after I made the movie Say Something in 1989. He jogs my memory of my husband, musician Ben Lee. He loves girls and is a assured man. Generally I don’t prefer it when males are too assured as a result of I get jealous, however there’s a pure and loving approach he treats girls which I like.

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