Go­ing to the mat

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Yep, wrestlers go over the top. That’s what Cyndi Lauper learned when she got en­tan­gled with “Cap­tain” Lou Al­bano. The singer had met him on a plane and found him fas­ci­nat­ing, so she cast him in her mu­sic videos such as “Girls Just Want to Have Fun.” But as Page Six re­ported in 1984, it was all fun un­til Al­bano started brag­ging that he had co-writ­ten the song and “Time Af­ter Time.” The last straw was an ap­pear­ance on a wrestling talk show, when Al­bano re­ferred to Lauper as a “bar­room broad” and de­clared that “all women be­long in the kitchen get­ting preg­nant.” Cyndi told Page Six, “I’m Ital­ian and there’s some­thing that made me, you know, lose it,” and she socked him with her purse. But could it all have been a put-on for pro wrestling? In­quir­ing minds won­der . . .

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