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.


Day was one of Prince's oldest friends, and the pair played together as teens, though they later had a falling out as Day grew jealous of the control Prince exercised over Day's group The Time. But they repaired their friendship, and Day said he still counted Prince as a close friend in 2013.