Jennifer Gray says break up from Matthew Broderick impressed Madonna track

Jennifer Grey is expressing herself in her new memoir, “Out of the Nook.”

The “Dirty Dancing” star, 62, revealed that her breakup with ex Matthew Broderick impressed Madonna’s hit 1989 tune, “Categorical Your self.”

Grey and the Queen of Pop’s friendship goes once more to the Eighties and they also starred throughout the 1989 interval flick, “Bloodhounds of Broadway,” collectively.

Madonna, 63, and the “Pink Dawn” actress turned such good buddies that the singer threw Grey a twenty ninth birthday bash in March 1989.

Grey wrote that Madonna knowledgeable her on the social gathering that her relationship with Broderick influenced the catchy feminine-power tune.

Grey and Broderick, 60, had started relationship whereas filming “Ferris Bueller’s Day Off” in 1985 and had saved their relationship semi-secret on the time.

Nonetheless, their love was thrust into the limelight in August 1987 after they’ve been every concerned in a tragic automotive crash in Northern Eire.

Grey and Madonna starred throughout the 1989 interval comedy flick “Bloodhounds of Broadway.”
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“She knowledgeable me she wrote ‘Particular Your self’ about me breaking up with Matthew,” Grey recalled in her book.

“She carried out it for me in her vehicle. I was in my log cabin with Johnny [Depp] and she or he talked about, ‘Come into my vehicle.’ And I obtained in her Mercedes the place she had an excellent sound system and she or he was like, ‘Take heed to this tune I merely did. It’s about you,’” Grey added.

The “Dancing With the Stars” alum admitted that she contacted the “Vogue” crooner simply recently and launched up the tune in an e mail.

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Grey wrote that she hit up Madonna and requested her throughout the message, “‘Did you merely inform that to everyone?’”

NEW YORK CITY- NOVEMBER 3:   Actor Matthew Broderick and actress Jennifer Grey catch a performance of the Broadway play "Burn This" on November 3, 1987 at the Plymouth Theatre in New York City. (Photo by Ron Galella, Ltd./Ron Galella Collection via Getty Images)
Matthew Broderick and Jennifer Grey catch a effectivity of the Broadway play “Burn This” on November 3, 1987, on the Plymouth Theatre in New York Metropolis.
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Grey moreover gave some notion into her new memoir earlier this week, writing on Instagram about an interview she did with the New York Cases’ book half: “‘Out of the Nook’ isn’t all about regret, survival or reinvention. It’s a humorous, dishy, usually heartbreaking coming-of-age story.”

She continued, “Being misunderstood on a world stage was very painful. I consider people really love black-and-white pondering. I’m into gray; I couldn’t have a better title.”

The New York Metropolis native has moreover been linked to Depp and actor Michael J. Fox. She married “Marvel” actor Clark Gregg in 2001 and they also divorced in 2020.

“Out of the Nook” is able to hit bookshelves on Might 3.