The reaction was so beautiful — strangers commenting, ‘Great for you! I was pretty lonely before that.” He said he has always been a private person. ’ I’m just so grateful for it.” He said he knew he’d met the right person when he first started dating Kief in 1978. He quietly married Kief in a ceremony at their home in April of 2014. I always have been.” Manilow also spoke to People about his first marriage to Susan Deixler, his high school sweetheart whom he married right after graduation. The music legend, who was previously married to Susan Deixler, and his spouse looked incredibly happy as they left producer Clive Davis' birthday party last weekend.The couple were photographed leaving the dinner party together, which was held in honour of their friend's upcoming 85th.Barry, 73, cut a smart figure in a black tuxedo and a matching silk tie as he made his way to an awaiting car.Meanwhile, his producer husband was similarly dressed but teamed his suit with a checked shirt and pale suede shoes.
' Because this had nothing to do with plastic surgery. But I see these pictures and it does look strange."He tends to have the injections when he goes on television because he doesn't want to be seen hobbling on camera, which explains the latest pictures of the 70-yearold singer on a US TV show this week.The Copacabana crooner and his manager Garry Kief are said to have tied the knot in April last year, after inviting friends and family to a special lunch at their Palm Springs mansion.The 71-year-old, who is reported to have been dating his new husband for over 30 years, only informed guests that it was a wedding when they got there.Rumors first swirled about Manilow’s relationship with Kief in 2015, which he told People magazine was “a blessing and a curse.” “I thought I would be disappointing them if they knew I was gay.So I never did anything,” Manilow, 73, revealed to People.He suffers from chronic hip problems which leave him in constant pain and he sometimes has steroid injections to help him cope.