Christina Schoellkopf Jewel was in a relationship with actor Sean Penn in 1995 after he spotted her performing on Late Night with Conan O'Brien. There was never one time I’ve ever compromised anything. Previously, Jewel was in a relationship with Sean Penn. The Hollywood Reporter, LLC is a subsidiary of Prometheus Global Media, LLC. ... And I think that type of spirit that you bring just informs everybody that’s around you. ", "I saw what women would give up for a compliment," she says. FACEBOOK "I never slept my way to the top, ever. Jewel touches on these issues in her raw new memoir, Never Broken: Songs Are Only Half the Story, which will be released on Sept. 15. I learned to keep my energy to myself, where there’s nothing about me that seemed approachable. "I’d go back to my car, writing songs, and men would literally come up and proposition me. Privacy | Jewel Kilcher was a married woman. by With her 12th studio album, Picking Up the Pieces, being released Friday — 20 years after her debut effort, Pieces of You, hit shelves in 1995 — Jewel speaks to The Hollywood Reporter about the long, winding path that brought her this far and the sexual harassment she's had to endure since the very beginning. ". Similarly, they had a son Kase Townes Murray together who was born on 11th July 2011. ", "I’ve had men hitting on me, sadly, since I was really young. 1:28 PM PDT 9/10/2015 You know, I've heard plenty of stories that the opposite happens. Jewel says that traumatic experience early in life helped prepare her for the sexual harassment she'd have to endure in the wake of her big break at 18, when she signed with Atlantic Records.

The couple married in 2008 … Sitemap | Back when she was just starting her career by singing in bars and coffee shops in San Diego, Jewel says her boss at the time fired her for refusing to have sex with him. Jewel was homeless at the time she got her record deal, and she says sexual harassment is what put her on the streets. Not available that way.' Jewel and country singer Ty Murray may be divorcing, but but their unity as parents is stronger than ever. They dated for almost 10 years before getting married. Terms of Use | She describes this chapter of her life as her most fragile state and says men around her continued attempting to exploit it.


Jewel's rodeo champ ex-hubby, Ty Murray, is gettin' back on the horse ... when it comes to love and marriage. "I never slept my way to the top, ever." | Cookie Settings. He invited her to compose a song for his film The Crossing Guard and followed her on tour. I never took anybody up on it, but it was interesting to see this side of men that basically would prey on somebody vulnerable.". you know and things like that. ... And at the same time using wit and usually humor to defuse the situation and to inform them, 'P.S. Jewel was homeless at the time she got her record deal, and she says sexual harassment is what put her on the streets. But on 2nd July 2014, she announced that they are getting a divorce. It was pretty wild. It was almost like they were sharks that could smell blood, like of vulnerability," says Jewel. All rights reserved. She no longer could pay her rent and lived out of her car until it was stolen. They would be like, 'Hey, do you need rent money?' "I’ve never been more propositioned by businessmen in my life.

Eventually, they divorced in 2014. And the singer is raising son Kase, 7, to approach life in the same way.
And as men did approach me, I got very good at handling men in a way that sort of didn’t anger them. At 8, I had men putting dimes in my hands saying, 'Call me.

She married Ty Murray on 7th August 2008. Jewel's first album, Pieces of You, was released the following year, but it wasn't until 1996 that the album really took off. And just horrible stuff.". It is known … Singer-songwriter Jewel announced she’s getting divorce from husband Ty Murray in a letter posted to her website.

"In the music business, it ended up serving me very well. Multiplatinum and Grammy-nominated artist Jewel — the small-town horseback rider who got her start in biker bars and eventually racked up more than 27 million worldwide album sales — has come a long way since her childhood in Homer, Alaska. Jewel could care less about gems. "The music industry is a very male-dominated business," says Jewel. It’d be so great to f— when you’re older.' "I felt men were willing to take advantage if they saw something vulnerable. Jewel ‘s son Kase Townes recently turned 6 — and for the Alaska-raised singer-songwriter, celebrating her only child’s birth with her family in the state where she grew up was “so special.” The 40-year-old singer shared a photo … I was always willing to walk away. About Our Ads

© 2020 The Hollywood Reporter TWITTER Watching his son come into the world, Ty, 42, recalls, “I felt like somebody went to a cabinet, pulled out a perfect baby and handed him over.