Enjoy Celebrity Radio’s RIP Cynthia Lennon Dead 75 Exclusive Life Story Interview…..
In 2007 Belfield was honoured to interview Cynthia Lennon about her new book ‘Lennon’ and her life with John.
Cynthia Lennon is the former wife of musician John Lennon, and mother of Julian Lennon.
This final interview appeared in The Sun Newspaper P22 / 23 on 3rd April 2015:
She grew up in the middle-class section of Hoylake, on the Wirral Peninsula in North West England. At the age of 12, she was accepted into the Junior Art School, and was later enrolled in the Liverpool College of Art.
John also attended the college; a meeting with Powell in a calligraphy class led to their relationship.
Cynthia passed away on the 1st April 2015.
Enjoy this 3 part insight into the life of two of the worlds most fascinating lovers….
When John was performing in Hamburg with the Beatles, she rented his bedroom from his aunt and legal guardian, Mimi Smith.
After Powell became pregnant, she and John were married on 23 August 1962 at the Mount Pleasant register office in Liverpool. In 1964, they lived at Kenwood in Weybridge, where she kept house and participated with her husband in a London-based social life.
In 1968, John left her for Yoko Ono; the couple’s divorce was legally granted on 8 November 1968.
In a rare, exclusive and moving interview, Cynthia talks about her love for Lennon and the subsequent abuse she suffered.
Article uploaded 1st April by Alex Belfield for Celebrity Radio.
Published April 3rd 2015.