I have a good dating rule of thumb – it’s a truism I’d like to pass along to all of you.Here goes: “Never date anyone who has touched Pamela Anderson.” Sometimes the best rules are the simplest.Or her new album, which is the nine-times-Grammy-winner’s first country collection.
“They were certainly raising eyebrows,” declared an eyewitness.
Crow, 47, met country rap-rockin’ Kid Rock, 38, in 2001 when they teamed up as partners for “Picture” which became a top 10 hit.
“So talking about Lance,” she laughs drily, “it was a nanosecond in the grand scheme.
But it was a nanosecond that introduced me to some things about myself that I needed to look at.
During that time the two had a brief fling, claims a friend of Rock – but they kept it secret.
Then in a 2004 interview, Crow denied ever dating the rapper, but added: “I really love him – he’s a good boy.” The two went on to other projects, but the embers never quite cooled, revealed Rock’s pal, who says the two occasionally enjoy hush-hush get-togethers in Nashville.On Sheryl Crow’s farm, sipping PG Tips in the singer’s Mc Mansion-like home, there are many things to discuss.Things such as this 50-acre spread half-an-hour’s drive from Nashville, the result of a 20-year career in which she has sold upwards of 35 million records.“Oh, you know,” she says with a hint of a sigh, “I couldn’t talk about any of that stuff.Mainly because it’s just a part of my past and there were other things that were much more problematic about the whole situation.Is it, I wonder, frustrating to Crow that she is forever dragged back into the controversy surrounding her ex? And she said, ‘No, you’re a woman, and people always want to know what you’re wearing and what was he like.’ ” For the record, the lean, glowing Crow is dressed down in tight jeans and loose blouse.