June is the pride month for the LGBT+ community. One of the popular songs that we hear during this time is I feel Love by Donna Summer. That’s why here we are going to talk about one of the supporters of the LGBT+ community Donna Summer.
Who is Dona Summer?
She is well known for her title as Queen of Disco. She is an outstanding American singer, songwriter and actress. Her full name is LaDonna Adrian Gaines. She is also known by her names such as The First Lady of Love, Donna Gaines and Gayn Pierre
She also was the lead singer of the psychedelic rock band Crow. One of her best songs that made her International career successful is “Love to Love You Baby” and “I Feel Love”.
In her lifetime, 42 of her singles have reached the Billboard Hot 100 of which 14 of them got a place in the Top 10. She is the primary artist who has.
- three consecutive double albums reach beloved on the US Billboard 200 chart
- charted four number-one singles within the US within 12 months.
In 1999, her hit song was “I Will Go with You (Con Te Partiro)” gains a victory in fans heart. Thought-out her career she always stayed on the Billboard Dance Club Songs chart.
Controversy she faced during her career
One of the worst controversial that she faced is that at the time when AIDs disease was relatively new to the public. According to the rumours she accused of antigay statements. Rumours stated that she said that AIDs is the widespread punishment for the sins of homosexuals.
Later she stated that the rumours are wrong and also indicted the Magazine that published the rumours. She also said that she was insulated by her close ones from bad press and hate and if anyhow she caused any pain then she wants to be forgiven.
In The Advocate magazine, she stated that she had worked with some gay people ever since she had met them. She also said that what people want to do with their body is their personal preferences. The court has settled down the case as she was not found guilty.
On May 17, 2012, she was found Death as a result of lung cancer. She once stated that she is a non-smoker and consider that the reason for cancer is due to inhaling toxic fumes and dust from the September 11 attacks in New York City. But later reports told us that she started smoking in her younger years and that is the reason for her Lung Cancer.
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