Irene Cara, who is best known for singing in the flicks, ‘Fame’ and ‘Flashdance’, died at the age of 63. Her publicist, Judith A. Moose, confirmed the news on Twitter, revealing that Cara died in her Florida home.
The cause of death is presently unknown, and details will be disclosed as soon as they become available. In some time, a memorial for fans will also be conducted.
This is the absolute worst part of being a publicist. I can't believe I've had to write this, let alone release the news. Please share your thoughts and memories of Irene. I'll be reading each and every one of them and know she'll be smiling from Heaven. She adored her fans. – JM pic.twitter.com/TsC5BwZ3fh
— Irene Cara (@Irene_Cara) November 26, 2022
According to Moose, this is the worst part of the job of a publicist. She can’t believe that she had to write this, let alone make the announcement. She requested that everyone share their thoughts and recollections of Irene. She’ll be reading them all, and I’m sure she’ll be smiling from Heaven. She cherished her followers.
Cara rose to prominence after being cast in the 1980 musical Fame. Coco Hernandez composed for her after she was first cast as a dancer, and she sang the title track.
Her performance earned her two Grammys, one for Best New Artist and one for Best Female Pop Artist.
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