Internationally, Secrets sold more than 15 million copies, thus cementing Braxton's superstar status. New York City , U. Lauper stated that she became involved in gay rights advocacy because her sister Ellen is lesbian and because Lauper herself was passionate about equality.
Retrieved February 9, Her self-titled debut studio album reached number one on the Billboard chart in the United States, selling 10 million copies worldwide and seeing the international success of the singles " Another Sad Love Song " and " Breathe Again ". Archived from the original on June 13, The couple later divorced in July Blue Angel The Hooters. Retrieved February 28,