“He would sometimes stay up for five days at a time without sleep, food or even water, going nonstop back and forth to the studio,” recalled his ex-gal pal Charlene Friend.
“I had to sneak in catnaps to keep from passing out from exhaustion! The first time that happened, I asked him, ‘How do you do this?’”
She said Prince answered: “Angel food. Food of the spirit, not of the flesh.”
Charlene claimed Prince’s late half-brother, Duane, also told her the singer was on a “cocaine diet.”