Phil collins dating dana tyler
Today, Phil splits his time between New York, his place in Switzerland or a Miami hotel to be near his kids.
Speaking from a suite near his Manhattan home, he adds: “The retirement process started in 2004 when Matthew was born. “Then they moved to Miami and I’m suddenly retired and I don’t have the kids.
“I thought I’m going to do this the right way – I don’t need another gold record, or any gratuity and gratification; I want to stop and bring my kids up. So then I’m getting up and watching cricket, turning on the television at 11am and having a bottle of wine.
“I was never an alcoholic; I just got to be doing that most days.
Three divorces are said to have cost him £42m, so little wonder he is wary.
For the past eight years, he has been dating American TV news presenter Dana Tyler, 55, although he is firm when he says he is unlikely to wed again.It was only pals, including bandmates Mike Rutherford and Tony Banks, and the support of doctors which eventually helped to pull him out of the mire. “Peter Gabriel rang and said, ‘I’m not sure about you retiring – not for the kids, you become a bit needy’.He says: “I was taking medication for this and for that and the mix made me start to fall over as my pancreas was taking a beating. "I was in my hospital room, Mike and Tony came in and said, ‘We just want to see how you are. I took his point but nobody understands your life like you do.After his third marriage collapsed and his ex-wife moved hundreds of miles away with the youngest of his five children, the singer began to lead an increasingly recluse-like existence.
Soon, battling severe pancreatitis and with no cure for a career-threatening tendon injury, the 63-year-old began sinking towards depression.“But you have to have a reason to get up and my manager keeps saying: ‘You have to do something.’ But right now I don’t really feel the urge to record.