Freddie and me book by jim hutton
Freddie Mercury and Jim Hutton - A Special Bond and Private RelationshipNevertheless — and despite plenty of adversity and a tragic ending to their story — this pairing was, for both men, the relationship of a lifetime. Hutton, born in Carlow, Ireland in , was working as a hairdresser and failed to even recognize the singer. Of course, dating a celebrity was not without its trials for Hutton. He recalled how one day they had a huge fight after he saw Mercury leaving Heaven with someone else, which the singer claimed he had done just to make his partner jealous. On stage, Mercury was the ultimate showman who would electrify crowds. He would massage my feet and ask about my day.
Freddie Mercury and Jim Hutton – A Special Bond and Private Relationship
Jim, who is nervous and uses his humour defensively, has bounded into the Hyde Park Hotel making jokes about putting the chandelier in his handbag. He has a rubicund face, moustache, angry eyes and receding black hair. Gone is the high clone look white vest and jeans , replaced by a cheap looking tie and aquamarine jacket. He must have made an unlikely partner with the outrageous pop star. If you saw him in the street you'd imagine he was a suburban publican. He and Freddie first met in a gay nightclub in Freddie promptly ravaged him.
The whole story of Freddie Mercury has to include Jim Hutton. He was a closed book during his lifetime when questioned about his sexuality, although it was widely speculated that he was gay or bisexual. Mercury was diagnosed with Aids in but this was not publicly announced until the day before he died, in We both thought our relationship, and being gay, was our business. The tragic death of Mercury was a sad loss for the world which grieved for this rarely gifted, free-spirited musician. In the s, the iconic music star was in a long-term relationship with a woman named Mary Austin with whom he lived for several years in London. However, by the mids, Mercury questioned and delved into his sexuality and began seeing a man.