She was a beautiful, belly-dancing ingénue just 16 years old. He was a multi-millionaire pop superstar, a global icon and, at 32, twice her age.  The four-year love affair between Prince and Mayte Garcia culminated in an extravagant marriage ceremony, an outlandish life­­style and tragically, the loss of two children.

Prince's ex-wife Mayte Garcia: It was the most bizarre relationship ever

She was a beautiful, belly-dancing ingénue just 16 years old.

Mayte GarciaIl rencontre alors Mayte Garcia, une danseuse de 25 ans sa cadette.

Mayte GarciaIl rencontre alors Mayte Garcia, une danseuse de 25 ans sa cadette.

Huge loss: The split came after the couple lost their first son six days after his birth (Garcia above in July 1996 while pregnant with the child)

Prince burned everything in his son's nursery including the crib

Huge loss: The split came after the couple lost their first son six days after his birth (Garcia above in July 1996 while pregnant with the child)

the Gold Experience era 9-26-1995 - Mayte Garcia

Mayte said Prince had framed version of this on wall in his bathroom!

Mayte, the vulture.

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Prince's first wife, Mayte Garcia by yoshi ohara

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Take a Look Back at InStyle's Home Tour of Prince's Spanish Villa in 2000 - Prince and Then-Partner Mayte Garcia in Their Marbella Villa  - from InStyle.com

Take a Look Back at InStyle's Home Tour of Prince's Spanish Villa in 2000

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