"I'll tell you, The Runaways, when we started, we didn't have this sort of craziness around us. Really the only time when there was insanity, as far as the press goes, was Japan … it wasn't a 24-hour media world at that point. I think it's very difficult if you had to be dealing with this all the time. It's tough to incubate and do the work you need to do with people in your face."
Cherie, who became a drug counselor after leaving the group, has other advice.
"You know you have got to try to keep your wits about you," she said. "There is so much expected from you. But try to limit yourself to just two … as long as it is in drinking form, just two [drinks].
Whether she takes the words of wisdom or not, we're pretty sure Gagaloo will be around for quite some time!
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