March 30, 1997 |
Socialites on the Beverly Hills party circuit are surprised when they ask the publisher of their local society magazine what part of town she lives in. "I live in the ghetto," says LaVetta Forbes. "Oh, you mean in the flats, down past Wilshire?" the bejeweled women sometimes reply. No, responds Forbes. "I mean the ghetto, off Normandie, down past King Boulevard."