Celine Dion's late husband Rene Angelil is not only the father of her three children, but the only man she has ever kissed romantically.
The 48-year-old singer opened up to CBS News in a new interview about her landmark 1,000th performance in Las Vegas this past Friday, and talked about still mourning Angelil's death in January after a long battle with throat cancer. The two met when Dion was 12 years old, and were married for 21 years.
"Before he left, it was very, very difficult for all of us," Dion says. "For me especially, and my children, to see the man of my life die a little bit more every day. And when he left, it was kind of a relief for me that the man that I love, the only man that I kissed, the only man that I loved ... . I never kissed another man in my life."
ET spoke with Dion in July at rehearsals for her concert at the AccorHotels Arena in Paris, France, when she revealed another superstar singer that's helping her cope with her big loss this year -- Pink. Dion exclusively revealed to ET that Pink wrote a song for her -- which she debuted last month -- in honor of Angelil.
"It's called 'Recovering,'" the five-time GRAMMY winner revealed. "She is phenomenal. I love her for her talent, for her strength, for her focus, the person she is. At the [Billboard Music Awards] when I saw her, I said, 'For you to take the time to really write a song, to give me a tool, a piece of luggage to help me to move forward to walk to keep going…"