Back When Prince Would Knock on Doors to Preach

A Minnesota woman opened her door one day after hearing that knock-knock-knock that many have grown to fear. But there, standing in front of her on her porch, was a Jehovah’s Witness who – gosh darn – looked a lot like that singer Prince. She even asked the man at one point, “Has anyone ever told you that you look a lot like Prince?” The Jehovah’s Witness then smiled with a little glimmer in his eyes.

Prince in ‘Purple Rain’

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Yes, that man really was Prince. But his purpose for preaching door to door and presenting the Bible wasn’t to promote his music or sell concert tickets. The singer had a higher power guiding him. That’s right, the once most sexually charged artist in music history became a Jehovah’s Witness back in 2001. But in his eyes, it wasn’t a conversion to the religion, but more of a “realization.”

The superstar led an interesting life, especially during his last years on earth…