9 People Prince Counted Among His Closest Friends

Prince was an intensely private man, and some of the close friendships he cultivated in his life are just coming to light now. Here are some of the people the Purple One kept close.

TAMRON HALL

"You understand, in my life, the only other person I spoke with or speak with more than Prince is my mother," Hall recalled to MSNBC Live Friday. Apparently Prince reached out years back as a fan, and the two struck up a long-lasting friendship.