Suzanne Somers is reminiscing about a fun moment. In the same week that Studio 54’s former owner Mark Fleischman committed himself with medical assistance, ET spoke with Somers, who spent unforgettable hours in the infamous New York City club.
“Goodness, what a period it was,” Somers tells ET of the last part of the ’70s and mid ’80s, when she was featuring on Three’s Company and much of the time ventured out at Studio 54. “… There’s no honorary pathway experience I’ve at any point had that contrasted with strolling into Studio 54. I didn’t ponder its snootiness, that there were red velvet ropes and that when our vehicle pulled up, the entryways were naturally opened and there was [Studio 54 co-owner] Steve Rubell saying, ‘Come, come, come.’”
While there would be “individuals shouting” outside the club, when you strolled inside, Somers recollected that, “you were unable to hear anyone’s voices” over the “uproarious and great” music.
“All I did was endlessly dance. Disco moving was the moving that you could do that you didn’t actually have the foggiest idea how to move. It wasn’t required,” Somers says, adding that regulars at the club included Halston, Bianca Jagger, Diana Ross, Andy Warhol and Liza Minnelli.
Somers additionally met Donald Trump at the club, however she didn’t recollect the experience up to this point, when she was finding a seat at a similar table as the previous president at an occasion.
“He said, ‘Recollect when we initially met?’ And I said, ‘I truly don’t.’ He said, ‘That’s right. It was a long time back,’” Somers reviews. “I didn’t have a clue. And afterward I set up it and I thought, ‘Gracious, you were that person sitting up there with Halston and Bianca.’”
With respect to why she didn’t remember seeing Trump at Studio 54, Somers jests “I, to be perfectly honest, never saw him since I was more well known than he was around then.”
However there were such a large number of fantastic recollections to pick a #1, the vast majority of the extraordinary minutes occurred on the club’s dance floor.
“I recollect one evening wearing a white cashmere dress that whirled when I turned, and I kept endlessly turning,” Somers shares. “One New Year’s Eve, they had ropes swinging from the roof and artists… They were in bare body suits, yet they looked naked, scaling and down the ropes and the music and the spinning, whirling… It was a great time. That is the main way I can portray it.”
Oftentimes, Somers would be at the club with her significant other, Alan Hamel. They’d move until “the early morning,” prior to returning a limo to a “breathtaking” inn to finish up the evening.
“We had the best time of all time. We adored it. And afterward I’d return to Los Angeles and I’d go in the studio and do Three’s Company, and afterward around evening time I’d do magazine covers, and afterward [on] the end of the week we’d travel to New York,” she says. “What a daily existence, huh?”
Somers accepts the Studio 54 experience was made so unique generally in light of the fact that it was before the web and cells.
“There was no selfie-taking. It was all paparazzi and paparazzi are invigorating, in light of the fact that it’s snap, click, streak, streak. I think it’ll at absolutely no point ever be that extraordinary in the future on account of virtual entertainment… Every one of the photos from that time were certified and genuine,” she tells ET. “At the point when you turn upward [photos from] Studio 54 with Alan and I… what you’ll essentially see all over is unadulterated satisfaction and energy. That is what Studio 54 was. Unadulterated bliss and energy and a rush, a genuine rush.”
However her time at Studio 54 is behind her, Somers, who has a threefold week by week Facebook Live and IGTV show with her family, and is in the middle of advancing her Gut Renew smoothie blend, said her life today is “likely the best it’s at any point been.”
“Who expresses that at 75?” she jokes. “I love my age. I love the manner in which I look. I love my significant other, I’m enamored. This is the best a great time.”