Gavin Rossdale & Marilyn, circa 1985
After years of refusing to comment on his alleged teenage affair with the legendary gender bending singer Pete Robinson AKA Marilyn, Gavin Rossdale admitted to the relationship in a 2010 interview in Details magazine: ”When you’re 17, Jesus Christ. I don’t think there’s anything strange about any form of … you’re learning about life. It’s a part of growing up. That’s it. No more, no less.”
Rossdale and Robinson have both acknowledged that they denied the affair in the 1990s to protect the image of Rossdale’s band Bush who were trying to establish themselves in the U.S.
However Robinson has since commented: “We were together for 5 years but it felt like 40…Gavin and Gwen are perfect together but he was the love of my life”