Who is Mary Austin? Mary Austin was Freddie Mercury’s girlfriend. Freddie Mercury, Queen’s late front man was gay but there was a time when he once fell for a girl, this girl was Mary Austin, his only girlfriend, long time friend throughout his finals days. Check about the picture of Freddie Mercury and his girlfriend below and there is a collection of the picture of Freddie Mercury with his girlfriend, and a video below the article.
Today September 5th would have been Queen’s amazing leading singer’s 65th birthday, Freddie Mercury died nearly 20 years ago on November 24, 1991 at age 45 when he lost his battle to Aids. He died at is home in Kensington, London, a home that he left to the one person he referred as hi only friend Mary Austin, who also inherited most of his fortune.
Although by the time of Freddie’s death he was in a relationship with Jim Hutton, his ex-girlfriend Marry remained an important person in his heart and life, She met the famous flamboyant lead singer around the early 70’s thru Brian May his guitarist. Their relationship blossom and soon they started living together for 6 years. When he talked to her about his sexual orientation and the affair he had with a record executive while with her, it devastated her, but they work things over and remained close friends. Mary recalled that moment..
He said, “I think I’m bisexual.” I told him, “I think you’re gay.” And nothing else was said. We just hugged.
As I told you before Mary became his best friend and remained his dearest friend until his death.
“All my lovers asked me why they couldn’t replace Mary, but it’s simply impossible. The only friend I’ve got is Mary and I don’t want anybody else. To me, she was my common-law wife. To me, it was a marriage. We believe in each other, that’s enough for me.”
59 year-old Mary Austin from Fulham, West London was born to deaf parents, who communicate thru lip reading and sing language, her father worked for wallpaper specialist as a hand trimmer her mom worked as a domestic in a small company. Mary dropped out of school at 15, she began her work as a trainee secretary, three years later she was a customer PR at the Kensington store Biba where at age 19 she met May who introduced her to Freddie Mercury and queen’s drummer Roger Taylor.
After her breakup with Mercury she would get involved with other men, none of these relationship last long, I guess they felt so intimidated by her closeness and history with Freddie, until she met the father of her two children a painter named Piers Cameron with whom she had two sons Richard (20) and Jamie (19) Freddie was Richard’s godfather.
After her split from Cameron she lived alone with her children at the house Mercury left her in in Kensington where she share so many memories with Freddie, where she would lie in bed with him for hours even if he was sleep in his final days, he left her in charge of placing his ashes and never for no reason tell anyone where.
Mary Austin got married on 1998 to a businessman named Nick Hulford in Long Island with just two guest Richard and Jamie, they live at her home with her two sons. Mary Austin is also a trustee in his aids foundation in Switzerland, The Phoenix Trust. Check more of the picture of Freddie Mercury and his girlfriend.