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Prince's Ex-Wives Hold Secret Memorial Service — Without His Family!

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May 12 2016, Published 1:55 p.m. ET

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Prince's ex-wives, Manuela Testolini and Mayte Garcia, organized a top-secret memorial in honor of the legendary singer, has learned.

"They wanted to have a somber memorial since they weren't allowed at the other one," a source told E! News, adding that the ultra-private service was only for those closest to Prince.

The event was quite star studded, as celebrities like Dita Von Teese and Spike Lee were in attendance.

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But Testolini and Garcia left a few key figures off of the guest list – Prince's family members! According to reports, the singer's siblings "didn't hear about" the gathering at all.

In fact, Prince's family had even released an official statement last week explaining that they had no future plans for holding an additional funeral service.

"We would like everyone to know that, contrary to previous and current reports, there has been no memorial, funeral or tribute service for Prince that was organized or authorized by the family or Paisley Park representatives," the statement read. "Together, the family is planning an official memorial service and public event to take place in the near future."

Manuela Testolini

"Prince and his music influenced so many people that we feel inspired to celebrate his life and legacy in just the right way. We appreciate the public's patience and have been comforted by your outpouring of love, support and condolences," it continued. "We look forward to sharing with the world this celebration of, and farewell to, our Prince."

As reported, Prince was discovered unresponsive in an elevator at 9:43 a.m. on April 21, inside his infamous Chanhassen residence.

Now, investigators are looking into a possible drug overdose as the cause of death, and whether it had anything to do with the doctor allegedly prescribing him pills in the weeks before his death.



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