Read Full Story Getty Images George Lucas is going to be changing diapers again at the ripe age of 69.
Linda Ronstadt’s revelation last week that she has Parkinson’s came as a shock to many. You write about a period in the 1970s saying that: “I felt some stagnation setting in and the relentless touring and endless repetition of the same songs over and over again promoted a creeping awareness that my music had begun to sound like my washing machine.” I wonder if you ever thought of success as being a kind of curse? It was just a little of a disappointment artistically. There were sections where I think I did it pretty well. “I have to work really hard at thinking about how to balance that, how to still be authentically me but not create a scenario where others feel fear in not agreeing with me.” Guests at the Women in the Forefront luncheon from left to right: Ilene Gordon, Carla Michelotti, Jamie-Clare Colvin, Kym Hubbard, TCN Board Chair Donna Thompson, TCN President & CEO Kate Bensen, Mellody Hobson, Sally Blount, Kapila Anand and Elizabeth Hartigan Connelly. But if you just watch your feet and just go from one place to the next, you will succeed.(Courtesy of The Chicago Network) Though it may not seem obvious, Hobson says she’s “failed miserably at times.” During the economic downturn a couple of years ago, Ariel Investments was losing clients every day. When Ariel was successful, I felt successful,” she said. You will keep walking,” Hobson said of Lucas’ advice. Of course, the answer isn’t necessarily all that surprising; and it’s entirely possible the director is just pulling our leg.Whether or not we agree with his choice, we’re just going to have to accept it as his official stance until further notice.