March 25, 2013 |
Jesse James has done it again: He's gotten married for the fourth time, this time to drag racer Alexis DeJoria. Dude really likes being married. The two were married Sunday, according to People , which reports the ceremony took place at her father's Malibu home. They got engaged last November. PHOTOS: Celebrity splits of 2013 John Paul DeJoria, DeJoria's dad, is a co-founder of Paul Mitchell hair-care products and the Patron Spirits Company, the mag said.
February 20, 2013 |
The Shakespearean tragedy that was the life of Jesse Jackson Jr. came to its expected denouement Wednesday when the former Illinois congressman entered a guilty plea in federal court to a charge that he conspired to misuse more than $750,000 in campaign funds for his own benefit. With his father, Jesse Jackson, the prominent civil rights leader and former presidential aspirant looking on, the younger Jackson entered his plea. His wife, former Chicago Alderwoman Sandi Jackson, is expected to plead guilty to filing false tax returns when she appears in court later.
February 17, 2013 |
On networks with historical bents, there is always a fair amount of Lincoln-mania this time of year - PBS' "American Experience" just repeated its excellent miniseries "Abraham and Mary Lincoln: A House Divided," - and what with Steven Spielberg's big screen "Lincoln" steadily amassing statuary, it's safe to say, things have reached a fever pitch, putting us well into the counterintuitive stage, i.e., let's have a look at the other guy. "Killing Lincoln,"...
February 15, 2013 |
Federal prosecutors in Washington on Friday charged both Jesse Jackson Jr. and his wife, Sandi, alleging the former congressman misused $750,000 in campaign funds while she understated their income on tax returns for six years. Attorneys for Sandi Jackson issued a statement saying she has signed a plea deal with prosecutors and would plead guilty to tax fraud. Jesse Jackson Jr. was charged in what is known as a criminal information, which typically signals that he, too, will plead guilty.
February 9, 2013 |
She's a little bit country. He's a little bit rock 'n' roll. It figures, doesn't it? But musical siblings Jesse and Joy Huerta, who'll be chasing a Grammy Award on Sunday in the Latin pop album category, differ from Donny and Marie Osmond in more ways than one. For starters, there's the dual-language thing. Born and raised in Mexico City, Jesse, 28, and Joy, 26, grew up switching back and forth between their Wisconsin mama's native idiom and their Mexican papa's mother tongue.
January 25, 2013
Re "Author inspired by Haley," Obituary, Jan 23 Author and magazine editor Hans Massaquoi, the son of a German mother and a Liberian father, believed that he was spared the fate of German Jews because "blacks were so few in number that they were relegated to low-priority status on the Nazi lineup for extermination. " This may be partly true, because blacks in Germany were indeed rare at the time. But to the typical German under Nazi rule, a black man would be considered something akin to viewing a circus attraction, strange but not primarily an "inferior" non-Aryan.