Jip Golsteijn about his inner circles

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Vrij Nederland (Netherlands)
Written by
Rudie Kagie

Almost three million people read his page in 'De Telegraaf'. His interviews with Madonna, Mick Jagger, Cliff Richard. And with many other big names. Jip Golsteijn approaches every interview with the heroes from the world of sex, drugs and rock 'n' roll as a talk in the pub shortly before closing time. A story that's been rehearsed, lies... it doesn't matter to him. Golsteijn about (almost) thirty years of pop journalism and his paper 'De Telegraaf'.

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The understanding with Kim Wilde was cordial. She wanted to go along to a cafe after the interview in the Marriott in Amsterdam. At two o'clock at night she insisted in going home with Golsteijn. She was put to sleep in the room of daughter Trix, who happened to be an enormous Kim Wilde fan in those days. When she woke up she couldn't believe that her big idol was there right across from her, dressed in an angora sweater.

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