She was the perfect African-American woman for prudish America to cling to—very pretty, fresh-faced, and immensely talented. As with Oprah Winfrey and Gayle King, who’ve publicly laughed off the lesbian comments about them, the gossips simply assumed that two women like Whitney and Robyn, who were so close, and who never seemed to have a lust-filled public love life, must be lesbians.According to several gossip reports in recent years, it was common knowledge that Whitney and Robyn were together; blogger Daryl Deino wrote in 2009: “Anybody who works in the recording industry knows about Whitney and Robyn’s relationship; they barely did anything to hide it during recording sessions.”On Sunday night, posted a poignant as-told-to obituary by Crawford.
Sip the throwback bar’s classic Old Fashioneds and mules alongside seasonally re-mixed drinks with a new, fresher perspective (the latest iteration pays homage to “the last great rock 'n' roll FM station to bless this great city,” Rock 101 KLOL).
Whether you’re escaping the family for some eggnog or popping bottles for the New Year, these bars -- with both timeless classics and hot newcomers -- are exactly where you should be getting into the holiday spirit(s).
You’ll find exactly zero pastries at this best-in-show mezcalería, which began as a passion project to champion only mezcaleros and distillers using traditional methods to make agave spirits.
I believe her agenda was to clean up her image, while mine was to be loved and have children.
The media was accusing her of having a bisexual relationship with her assistant, Robin [sic] Crawford.