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Debbie Gibson, Tiffany Talk 'Journey Through the '80s' Tour

July 29, 2011

The two biggest female teen-pop stars of the 1980s will start a tour together Friday night, in Westbury, NY. So let's cut right to the chase: Were Debbie Gibson and Tiffany ever rivals?

Hardly, they insist. Gibson, now 40, recalls listening to Tiffany's breakthrough single, a chart-topping 1987 cover of I Think We're Alone Now, "every time I was on a plane, during takeoff, because it's so driving. My sister and I had a Walkman, and we each had headphones, and we'd listen together."

And Gibson's 1988 ballad Lost In Your Eyes, another No. 1 hit, "is one of my favorite songs," coos Tiffany, 39.

"Aw, thank you," says Gibson. "See? It's been mutual admiration, always." Read More