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- Posted on Mar 1st 2007 5:32PM by Gaylord Fields
"You know, I've been so, like, every door closing on me because of my ex," the legendary Ronettes lead singer tells Spinner. According to Ronnie, while they were a couple, Phil kept her literally and her songs figuratively under lock and key. "When I was out in California [with Phil] making all these records, I would say, 'Well, when are you gonna put it out?' He says, 'This is wrong with it.' And then I just sat there like a Tiffany lamp."
She also theorizes that the doors of the Rock Hall have finally opened "because he can't do anything else," suggesting that Phil is probably too preoccupied to interfere with her. The former Mrs. Spector is alluding to her ex-husband's upcoming trial, as Phil Spector is charged with murder in the shooting death of actress Lana Clarkson. Ronnie's schadenfreude extends to the relative lack of attention his case has been receiving in the media. "Phil thought he was gonna be the next O.J. Simpson,'' she says. "And they hardly even show him."
Read our exclusive Q&A with Ronnie Spector