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Tawny Kitaen was on the verge of launching her career as an online talk show host when she passed away earlier this month.
The 1980s model, actress and video vixen died on May 7, three months before her 60th birthday and 10 days after an appearance on Manic-TV, which served as the pilot for a new show, Tawny’s Tales.
The Bachelor Party star signed up to host the show and chat with famous friends, but died ahead of the proposed first recording, scheduled for Friday.
Manic-TV bosses were convinced that Kitaen’s weekly show would be a huge hit and draw viewers to their YouTube channel, and they were hoping that one of his guests would be the ex-husband and Whitesnake star David. Coverdale, with whom Tawny appeared in the band’s iconic. videos for Here I Go Again and Is This Love.
In her last conversation on Zoom, Kitaen opened up about her life on the road with Whitesnake and “chic” Coverdale and how they fell in love over a cup of tea. She also spoke of her “blessed” life.
Manic-TV director Jon Mais says, “She was going to be our correspondent on the West Coast. I thought she was just fantastic and we were really looking forward to seeing her on camera with people from her little black book of contacts.
“Tawny was like rock chick royalty and yet remarkably a girl next door.
Two of the six episodes of Tawny’s appearance on Manic-TV’s Rock Tales have already aired.