By Caroline Howe For Dailymail. Rock legend David Bowie was consumed by his sex addiction which drove him to sleep with year-old girls, engage in wild orgies, and declare his bisexuality with a 'permanent erection,' a new book reveals. The British rock star's reputation of rampant sexual consumption inspired an offering of a warm dead body to sleep with when he was on tour in Philadelphia - an offer he later declined. He was fixated on Hitler and watched Nazi movies while high on cocaine - a vice that nearly killed him. Bowie snorted so much coke for years he had to have cartilage removed from his body and put in his nose. He never had a cigarette out of his hand and he weighed 95lbs.
Was David Bowie Gay?
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Two confessions , mine first, as the author of the interview that broke the news: the original article now reads horribly coy. I met Bowie in his publisher's office, high above Regent Street. He was dolled up as Ziggy, before the world knew of rock stars from outer space. Skintight pantsuit, big hair, huge, red plastic boots - dazzling. Only recently had he stopped wearing a dress - 'a man's dress,' he elaborated.
Fox News Flash top entertainment and celebrity headlines are here. Check out what's clicking today in entertainment. The celebrated British filmmaker recently collaborated with writer Alex de Campi on the highly anticipated graphic novel , titled "Madi: Once Upon a Time in the Future. In , he and his wife, Rodene Ronquillo, tied the knot after the photographer discovered she had a lump in her breast. Doctors determined Ronquillo had stage 2 breast cancer after doing a biopsy, the New York Daily News reported.
David Bowie born David Robert Jones on 8 January , died 10 January at age 69 was an English Grammy Award -winning singer , songwriter , multi-instrumentalist , producer , arranger and audio engineer. Active in five decades of rock and roll , and frequently re-inventing his music and image, Bowie was widely regarded  as an influential innovator, particularly for his work through the s. Bowie took cues from a wide range of fine art , philosophy and literature. He was also a film and stage Actor, music video director and visual artist. Although he released an album and numerous singles earlier, David Bowie first caught the eye and ear of the public in the autumn of , when his space-age mini- melodrama " Space Oddity " reached the top five of the UK singles chart.