The muse for John Lennon’s “Dear Prudence” was also Robert Durst’s mistress, and then his wife went missing, the NY Post reported Sunday.
Prudence Farrow, Mia’s Sister, met Lennon at an Indian ashram (where else). In 1980, two things happened: Lennon was gunned down, and Prudence had an affair with Robert Durst. The affair was the talk of the town at the time, and ended in 1982.
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Then Durst allegedly started killing people and making their bodies disappear, but not Mia’s sister.
According to the Post, Prudence and her husband Albert Bruns were living in a New York City property owned by Robert Durst, and stayed married through the affair.
The song, with the immortal lyrics “Dear Prudence, won’t you come out to play? / Dear Prudence, greet the brand new day, ” was written at an Ashram retreat, where, trying for enlightenment, Farrow refused to come out of her meditation tent.
Eventually, Lennon went over and sang those immortal lines, and later they made it into the White Album, one of the top 5 best Beatles album ever (with Revolver, Rubber Soul, Sgt. Pepper and Abbey Road).
Durst is now on suicide watch, awaiting trial in Louisiana on gun and drug possession charges, and facing extradition to California for the murder of Susan Berman.
Prudence Farrow is now a meditation teacher, still inspiring, and remaining unkilled.