Olga Orlova, 43, plunged into nostalgia. In her microblog on Instagram, the star published an archive photo, in which she is not even twenty years old. Probably the picture was taken during Orlova’s work in the “Brilliant” team.
“This is how it happens. Dig into the photographs, and you will find a photo where I am most likely under 20. Nostalgia “, – Olga wrote (the spelling and punctuation of the author hereinafter are given without changes. – Prim. line.).
Archive photo of Olga Orlova
Recall that Olga became a star at the age of 18, when the producer Andrey the Terrible invited her to the role of the first soloist of the “Brilliant” group. At the same time, two more girls were looking for. One of them was Barbara Queen, the second is Olga’s friend Polina Jodis… In the first line-up, the girls recorded the song “There, Only There”, which instantly became a hit. The first album was followed by four more – “There, Only There (Remix)”, “Just Dreams”, “About Love”, “White Snow”. A year later, Varvara left the group, she was replaced Irina Lukyanova… And in 1997 there were four “Brilliant” – Zhanna Friske joined the team.
Orlova and Friske became best friends. They shared their joys and sorrows, settled in the same room during the tour, revealed the deepest secrets to each other. When Olga became pregnant in 2000, she did not want to leave the stage right away, but the producer made the decision himself – he called and said that the “Brilliant” would continue to exist without her. Orlova was left without a repertoire. In addition, during pregnancy, she gained as much as 25 kilograms.
Olga Orlova and Zhanna Friske
Orlova was next to Friske until her death in 2015. It was Olga who said that for the last five months Zhanna had been unconscious and had to be transported to a country house near Moscow. Orlova was next to her friend until the last minutes of her life.
By the way, Orlova is the godmother of Friske’s son from Dmitry Shepelev Platon. Until now, Olga helps her friend’s family, shares archive photos with her and even devotes poems and songs to Jeanne. However, Orlova notes that she cannot meet the boy in any way, but she does not lose hope. At the same time, she says that Dmitry Shepelev is a wonderful father who creates good conditions for a child’s prosperous life.
Dmitry Shepelev and Zhanna Friske
Recall that a tragic story happened in Orlova’s personal life. In 2000, Olga met with a businessman Alexander Karmanov, who at that time was married to the singer Natalia Ladoga… Orlova became pregnant, and Karmanov divorced his wife. Desperate Natalya vowed to take revenge on the man who had betrayed her.
When Olga gave birth to a son Artem, Ladoga threw herself out of the window of her apartment, but survived. The singer underwent more than ten operations and was permanently disabled. Alexander fully paid for the treatment of his ex-wife, and their relationship with Olga cracked. In 2004, Karmanov and Orlova broke up, and the TV presenter raised her son on her own.