Long-time husband and business partner to B. Smith, Dan Gasby has recently gone public with a shocking admission. After 27 years of marriage, Dan has revealed he has been seeing a mistress while his wife struggles with Alzheimer’s disease.
To see B. Smith now is to see a woman far-removed from her past as a model and restaurateur. Once hailed as “the black Martha Stewart”, B is now a ghost in her own home, replaced by a White mistress who is living lavishly off her decades of influence.
Multi-faceted Business Woman
Rising to prominence in the 70s as a model, Barbara Elaine Smith, known simply as B., went on to tackle multiple industries. Quick-witted and savvy, she made her mark as a restaurateur with multiple eponymous establishments, had home decor lines in Bed Bath & Beyond, and released a furniture collection. In media, she dazzled readers with guides on entertaining and cookbooks. However, in 2016 she would release her last written work. Detailing her descent into the confusion of Alzheimer’s from both her and her husband’s perspectives, Gasby is on a press tour to ensure the latter is now the only perspective that is pushed.
Alzheimer’s Shouldn’t Have To Own Me Too
Clarence “Dan” Gasby has been making the media rounds since first sharing a photo of himself and his mistress. It’s unclear what reaction he anticipated with such a risky reveal, but the comments below show love is certainly lost between the former marketing VP and his followers.
Frequently referred to as a deserter and a coon, Gasby is not looked upon favorably by millions who believe he should be faithful to his ailing wife in her final days. But he and his partner see things differently. Adopting a “married not buried” approach to his situation, Gasby insists “’till death do you part!’ doesn’t mean cloistering yourself like a monk or living as a casualty of #alzheimers.” Contrarily, those who oppose his new lifestyle say his attempt to justify it, is merely an admission of guilt.
Like some genderbent version of Diary of a Mad Black Woman, many believe Gasby will abdicate his duties as B.’s caretaker, leaving her in dusty backrooms, cold and unloved, while he enjoys the good life with a younger, White concubine. To those assertions his girlfriend, Alex, says he takes care of them both well and insists they’ve told B. the truth.
Despite having taken vows to love, cherish, honor, and obey, Gasby seems as if he is all too prepared to leave his wife behind. Reinforcing Alex’s claims that B. knows about his extra-marital relationship, Gasby and his girlfriend said today on Dr. Oz that B. simply doesn’t acknowledge their relationship. They say it just doesn’t seem to register. Instead, B. refers to Alex as her friend.
As for what Alex and Dan have to say to those who don’t agree with their relationship, well, “they’re racists.” According to Dan, anyone who is targeting him because he is “flaunting” a White girlfriend needs to examine his marital track record. “I’ve been married to a black woman for 26 years. I have a PhD in Black love.”
What do you think about Dan’s decision to date while B. is in no condition to object?
Rolling Ray Undergoes Surgery After Wig Catches On Fire
Social media star Rolling Ray underwent surgery Tuesday morning to treat serious burns on his body after his terrible wig accident last week.
In a series of IG stories, he let his audience follow along as he prepped for surgery.
Last week Rolling Ray announced he was hospitalized after his wig caught on fire! During a January 13 Instagram Live session hosted straight from his hospital bedside, he showed his severely burnt and damaged face telling viewers his “whole skin, legs, arms, feet, and everything” were burned.
In a more recent Live, Ray explained the incident that led to his whole wig catching on fire: an unfortunate smoking accident. “It just, like, lit on fire when I tried to light the cigarette,” he recounted. “So I get to trying to snatch the wig off. B***h, the fire goes to my f*****g shirt, to my feet, to my legs, to my back. It’s a fire everywhere, it’s a fire in the whole room.”
Of course the internet trolled him in a disgusting display of ableism and heartlessness. Comments like “Rolling Ray should have stopped, dropped, and rolled” and “karma’s a b***h” had social media conflicted in its feelings about his accident. His sensation comes from his harsh and, often, below-the-belt reads (just last month he told Yung Miami to “dig (sic) up” her dead baby father. However, the criticism didn’t stop him from responding on Twitter.
Rolling Ray might be problematic as all get-out, but we do not tolerate ableism here. We wish him well as he heals.
Fantasia Reveals Gender of Baby On the Way!
On Tuesday singer-songwriter and “American Idol” winner Fantasia Barrino took to social media to reveal that she is having a baby girl, her first child with husband Kendall Taylor.
In a series of Instagram stories, Fantasia showed pink fireworks being shot off during a gender reveal party, to her and her hubby’s excitement! She continued by sharing what her daughter-to-be’s name will be: Keziah London Taylor.
The news comes after the couple revealed they had struggled to conceive since their 2015 marriage. During a November episode of her IG Live show “Taylor Talks,” she described continuously praying for a child with her husband. Fantasia, a deeply devout Christian, was obviously elated when she shared the news.
“God I Want To Thank You!” she said in an Instagram caption. “You Gave Us A Seed even when the Doctor said that one of my Tubes [was] Closed you said Different. @salute1st I Love You King and I can’t wait to see who He or She acts Like.”
We can see Fantasia and family are all super excited to be welcoming a baby girl into their lives. All congratulations to her.
Kim Kardashian and Kanye West Are Getting Divorced, Report Says
In a story published Tuesday evening, Page Six is reporting that Kim Kardashian and Kanye West are getting divorced, with the two already in settlement talks. The news comes after the couple spent the holiday season separately – Kanye at his ranch outside Cody, Wyoming, Kim and the kids with her famous family in southern California.
A source close to Kardashian was quoted saying, “Kim got Kanye to go up there so they could live separate lives and quietly get things sorted out to separate and divorce. She’s done.” Kardashian, 40, and West, 43, are said to be splitting because of marital problems directly related to Kanye’s very public mental health struggles.
For several years the rapper’s various antics have caused fans to worry. After coming out as a Trump supporter, West then announced his own 2020 presidential bid under a new political party: the Birthday Party. At a campaign rally in South Carolina, he was seen rambling, debating individual audience members, and at times, crying. In various interviews, he has rambled on almost incoherently, and his tweetstorms are now infamous.
For her part, Kim has always supported her husband and has openly discussed the difficulties of their marriage. Back in June, she shared on social media, “Anyone who has [bipolar disorder] or has a loved one in their life who does, knows how incredibly complicated and painful it is to understand… People who are unaware or far removed from this experience can be judgmental and not understand that the individual (has) to engage in the process of getting help no matter how hard family and friends try.”
It appears she has finally reached her limit in the union with the unnamed source saying, “She is serious about taking the bar exam and becoming a lawyer, she is serious about her prison reform campaign. Meanwhile Kanye is talking about running for president and saying other crazy s**t, and she’s just had enough of it.”
Separately, a source close to Kanye alleges the rapper is sick of his wife and her family, which might have some truth to it since he has tweeted some pretty nasty things about them in the past. “I been trying to get divorced since Kim met with Meek at the Warldolf [sic] for ‘prison reform,’” he said in a now-deleted July tweet. Recently, he hasn’t been featured on his wife’s Instagram and has largely remained out of the public eye.
With the news yet to be confirmed, the “divorce is imminent” reports are just rumors for now. We’ll be following the news as more information comes out.