Archive | August, 2013

The Pastor and The Weaves

There has been a lot of reactionary talk lately stemming from remarks about whether Black church women should wear weaves.

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Sad News About Rutina & Jacob

This celebrity couple didn’t make it. News broke late Wednesday that Rutina Wesley, best known for her role as Tara Thornton in “True Blood,” filed for divorce from her husband of 8 years, Jacob Fishel. He is also an actor, best known for the film “How I Got Lost.” It’s always sad to hear about […]

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Mellody and George Welcome ‘Everest’

The news keeps getting better for George Lucas and Mellody Hobson, who welcomed their biological daughter via a surrogate last Friday. She’s named Everest Hobson Lucas, according to news reports. Mellody herself received warm congratulations about her daughter’s birth during her appearance on “CBS This Morning.”  The part about the baby is at the end. […]

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Tina, Erwin … and Their Estate Planner?

I often think of “marriage” as the oldest business deal in human existence. Tina Turner’s recent wedding to Erwin Bach alerted me to the importance of … bringing an estate planner and tax advisor into the negotiations. When Tina married Erwin, her partner of 25 years deep, I’m sure that love had something to do […]

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