Bill Rancic Defends His Wife Giuliana After Fashion Police Controversy: 'I Tried to Get Them to Release the Footage' 42 years, 2,191 covers and 55,436 stories from PEOPLE magazine's history for you to enjoy
- Penélope Cruz Once Styled Salma Hayek's Hair in the Dark
- Read the Cover Story: Steve Harvey: From Homeless to Having It All
- NBA Star Bryce Dejean-Jones Shot Dead in Dallas After Reportedly Entering the Wrong Apartment
- Amanda de Cadenet Sends Messages of Support for Friend Amber Heard After the Actress Claims Husband Johnny Depp Abused Her
- All-Star Memorial Day Recipes from Your Favorite Celebrity Chefs
On Newsstands Now
- Matthew McConaughey: In His Own Words
- Jessa Duggar's Wedding Album
- Brittany Maynard's Final Days
Pick up your copy on newsstands
Click here for instant access to the Digital Magazine
People Top 5
LAST UPDATE: Tuesday February 10, 2015 01:10PM EST
PEOPLE Top 5 are the most-viewed stories on the site over the past three days, updated every 60 minutes
- July 17, 1995
- Vol. 44
- No. 3
The Singer Has Lived Clean Since '77, but Still Ties One on in Branson
Which is not to say he hasn't moved on. In 1977, after a string of effervescent pop hits ("Candida," "Knock Three Times," "Gypsy Rose") with his backup singers Dawn, the chunky-heeled crooner announced he was quitting music, a move he now says he made under the influence—or rather the lack thereof. "I quit caffeine, nicotine and cocaine cold turkey," says Orlando. "I thought I was manic depressive, but it was withdrawal and stress."
Four months later he was back, without Dawn (Telma Hopkins now stars in ABC's Family Matters; Joyce Vincent Wilson sings backup for Smokey Robinson). There would be no more hits, but TV movies, Broadway (he starred in Barnum in 1981) and solo performing, he insists, have made him happier than his glory days did. "I'm on top of my game now," says Orlando, who lives in a condo by a lake with his second wife, Frannie Amormino, 38, their daughter Jenny Rose, 3, and his son Jon, 24, from his first marriage. And if you want proof that he has really changed, get this: "Johnny Carson once did a joke about me committing suicide by jumping off my platform shoes," Orlando says. "Back then, I thought, 'These shoes are cool!' Now I think, 'Oh, my God, I wore that stuff?' "
Treat Yourself! 4 Preview Issues
The most buzzed about stars this minute!