He said it wasn't until he noticed the remarkable resemblance as she got older that it dawned on him that Rhonda must be his child. When the girl was 13, he and Diana told her that Gordy was her biological father, Gordy revealed. The identity of Rhonda’s real father was kept a secret, although we’re not quite sure why.My guess is that it was because the public didn’t know about Berry’s and Diana’s relationship and maybe they thought it would have tainted Diana’s rep, although many people in the music industry knew.How bout the fact that he was already married and "doing" Dusty Springfield at the same time?! Motown founder Berry Gordy revealed recently in a television interview that he never asked superstar Diana Ross to marry him early in her career because "she had to have that stardom" and he didn't want their relationship to interfere with that.And we saw it up there, we set out to get it and we vowed never to let our personal relationship affect it."Gordy continued, "I loved her but wasn't selfish enough to want to marry her and take her out of what I knew she had to have. Diana and Berry didn’t completely hide their relationship, but they didn’t publicize it to the world either.
Born and raised in Detroit, Michigan, Ross rose to fame as the lead singer of the vocal group the Supremes, which, during the 1960s, became Motown's most successful act, and are the best charting girl group in US history, as well as one of the world's best-selling girl groups of all time.
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Motown founder Berry Gordy revealed recently in a television interview that he never asked superstar Diana Ross to marry him early in her career because "she had to have that stardom" and he didn't want their relationship to interfere with that.
She had to have that stardom up there."After they broke up, Gordy said, they had one final rendezvous together and she became pregnant.
Years passed before he realized the child was his own, Gordy said.