MC@Play with Debbie Gibson

Singer, songwriter, and all-around entertainer Debbie Gibson discusses her continued love for Patrick Swayze, her unexpected karaoke song-of-choice, and why every generation needs a boy band.

We are constantly blown away by the musical talent emerging today, but admit it: there's nothing quite like an '80s pop star. So when our favorite of the bunch, Debbie Gibson, came to town for a gala for her Gibson Girl Foundation, we jumped at the opportunity to chat her up. If you were charmed when she released "Foolish Beat," and at 18, became the youngest woman to ever write, record, and perform a No. 1 single, wait until you see Gibson now.

The recent Celebrity Apprentice contestant waxed poetic about her undying love for the late, great Patrick Swayze ("it's a very rare man that can make dancing that masculine"), revealed her appreciation for boy bands, and gave a karaoke performance that spurred interviewer Sergio Kletnoy to exclaim, "she should be doing a tribute to you!"

For the full Debbie Gibson experience, check out the video interview above!