AceShowbiz - David Bowie's ex-wife has revealed she was drugged and raped during her 20s, but never told her sensitive husband.
The 69-year-old former It girl Angie Bowie claims she woke up to find two men assaulting her after her drink was spiked during a night out when she was 24.
"Everyone from our office and I went to the 82 Club," she tells the Sunday Mirror newspaper. "I didn't drink, I didn't do drugs. The rest of them were drinking. I had a Coca-Cola sitting at the bar and I was about to go and sit with them. I didn't notice two South Americans putting a date rape drug in my drink."
"I collapsed and the men took me to the Seville Hotel in New York and raped me."
Angie remembers her see-through silk dress was covered in blood and she started punching out at the men.
"Finally, when I was tired of punching, I went downstairs. I walked to the 82 Club and there was my driver Tony Massia standing next to the car. He was crying as he didn't know what had happened to me. He saw my dress, and wiped tears from his eyes as we went to my apartment."
Her husband, who was recording in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania at the time, never knew of the attack.
"I never gave him bad news," Angie says. "That wasn't my job. He wouldn't have been able to deal with that kind of thing. I just learned to block it all out. I ignored it."