Steve Gidlow

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Kim Fowley with The Runaways in 1975

How Cancer Reunited The Runaways’ Cherie Currie and Producer Kim Fowley

Once a Sunset Strip scenester of the highest order, nightlife no longer rules legendary Hollywood impresario/producer Kim Fowley, 75, who is currently receiving treatment for an ongoing battle with cancer. But in a strange turn of events, he’s being cared for by Cherie Currie, former frontwoman for The Runaways, the band that introduced Joan Jett to the rock world, with whom Fowley shared a tumultuous relationship through the years.