- Matthews later turned away from the entertainment industry and embraced Christian faith
- As an evangelist, she said she was miserable in her entertainment roles
(CNN)Denise Matthews, who as Vanity fronted the group Vanity 6 but was best known for her collaboration with Prince, has died at a hospital in Fremont, California.
I am really sad to hear of Vanity/ Denise Matthews' passing. I will always treasure our time together.— Billy Idol (@BillyIdol) February 16, 2016