He also kept a close watch over her weight, punishing her when after she gained a few pounds he saw her eating whipped cream.
She recalls "Twenty minutes later, the tour accountant came in and said 'I'm so sorry I have to dock your pay this week.'" Two months later, Garcia discovered she was pregnant.
In 1993, Prince changed his name to a symbol following a disagreement with Warner Brothers over the ownership of his work.
In 2010, the flamboyant artist slammed the internet as "outdated" following the release of his album because companies such as Apple would not pay him an advance.
At 19, Prince told her it was time to go on birth control and took her virginity just one week later.
She appeared twice as a reporter on the 2007 ABC television series Big Shots.
Mayte Garcia, the ex-wife of the superstar Prince, has described her four-year romance with superstar musician Prince as "bizarre", in a recent interview.
Garcia, a dancer and actor, was 16 when first met the superstar in 1990, who at 32, was twice her age.
Intake records listed her child, then officially unnamed at the time, as "Boy" to reflect sex, with the given surname of Gregory, which reflected Mayte's alias.
She revealed, at a Los Angeles memorial for Prince, that she and the singer gave the child the name Amiir, meaning "prince" in Arabic.In 2009, she was a judge on the first season of Oxygen's Dance Your Ass Off.