Meat Loaf’s Daughter Opens Up About Life With A Singing Legend After His Tragic Death

Hackbraten ‘s daughter Amanda Aday has opened up about life with the singing legend after his Tragic death.

The “Bat Out of Hell” hitmaker died Thursday surrounded by his family at the age of 74.

Stars including Brian May and Bonnie Tyler shared their fond memories of the musician, as well as Cher singing with Meat Loaf on their 1981 hit Dead Ringer for Love, saying it was “so much fun” in a social media tribute.

Speaking about her life with the Grammy winner, his daughter Amanda said he was a “complex man with a lot of passion who wore his heart on his sleeve.”

Meat Loaf with wife Leslie and daughters Pearl and Amanda
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Meat Loaf died Thursday
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said Amanda People She and Sister Pearl rushed to her father’s Nashville home after his health deteriorated “very quickly,” and she was grateful to be able to spend time with him before he died.

Meat Loaf married Amanda’s mother Leslie in 1979 and adopted their daughter Pearl from a previous relationship.

The couple split in 2001 and the rocker married Deborah Gillespie in 2007.

Amanda recalls growing up traveling the world with her father, who rose to fame with his 1977 classic Bat Out of Hell, and said she had “amazing experiences” thanks to her superstar dad.

Amanda spoke fondly about her childhood with the rocker
Amanda spoke fondly about her childhood with the rocker
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But when they returned home to Connecticut, she said the rocker had changed, and “it was home and he was just dad — he wasn’t a Meat Loaf anymore.”

The musician was also heavily involved in his daughters’ lives, coaching the softball teams and helping put on the school plays.

“If we didn’t get good grades, we got grounded and all that stuff,” Amanda said, stressing that it’s “very important” to her father that they have a stable life when they’re not touring.

The 41-year-old, who built her own career as a successful television actress in the US, said Christmas was her father’s favorite time of year and in a year he bought every Playmobil toy set he could find to surprise his daughter .

Meat Loaf was a big family man
Meat Loaf was a big family man
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Amanda said she hopes her father will be remembered for his talents, despite his outspoken and controversial views on the Covid-19 Pandemic.

“He was a singer, he was an actor, he was a father, a husband, he was a grandpa. It was papa meat for my nephew. He was everything,” she added sadly.

The rocker publicly expressed his concerns about the restrictions being imposed amid the global health pandemic, telling CNN last year that he would refuse to wear face masks because “they’re just annoying and make your nose itch and you can do that.” .” not breathing”.

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