It may have been the most savagely elegant exhibition of unarmed combat of the century. Yet, at a time when top fighters tend to display their skills only in huge closed-circuited arenas, this battle was fought in virtual secrecy behind locked doors. And at a time when millions of dollars can ride on the outcome of a championship fight, these champions of another sort competed not for money, but for more personal and passionate reasons. The time was late winter, ; the setting was a small kung fu school in Oakland, California.
Contact About Yasmin Le Bon has achieved what few other models ever have: Along with her stellar career, she has cultivated a happy yet tumultous family life in southwest London with her husband, Simon Le Bon of Duran Duran whom she married in Decembertheir three daughters, and their menagerie of cats and dogs.
Yasmin also has a strong passion for causes that raise awareness and funds for the fight against cancer, problems that affect children, and especially environmental issues. Her first job, she recalls, was "standing next to Martin Sheen and throwing money up in the air for a Daily Star bingo promotion.
Despite being soaking wet from rain and dressed like a boy, agency co-founder Jose Fonseca snapped her up on Blind date 1980 spot; and she was working within a week of being signed. When Yasmin first started off, blue-eyed blondes represented the beauty ideal; and her ethnically ambiguous look was not widely sought-after.
I looked mixed race, but no one quite knew what - there was still a lot of ground to break in that way," she said. In a modest way I feel I contributed in a small measure to that. Her booker, however, complied, which Yasmin was none too pleased about.
Nor was she impressed when he asked her out to the world premiere of Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom. I thought, 'Who the hell does he think he is? What, you just invite a girl, a complete stranger, out? Attending the gala premiere, both recalled feeling an instant attraction to one another, with Yasmin impressed by Simon's self-confidence, intelligence, sense of humor, and lack of superstar egotism.
Meanwhile, she was astounded by the mass of screaming girls, photographers, and camera flashes at the cinema, clinging to Simon and refusing to tell anyone her name "because I thought it was such an affront of them to ask. Consequently, I was known as The Mystery Woman for 2 or 3 days!
Suddenly traditional, Simon told Yasmin she couldn't wear black; and as she had nothing that fit the bill, she had to find a wedding dress in Oxford on the day after Christmas. Due to limited options, she was stuck with a fluffy beige jumper dress from Benetton.
Their marriage took place at the Westgate registry office in Oxford, which was followed by an informal reception for about 50 people at The Bear Hotel in Woodstock and a honeymoon in the south of France.
Over 30 years and 3 kids later, they are still together. Aside from spending a lot of time apart "You can support someone, but you have to go off and have your own life," Yasmin has said, adding that she would have "murdered him" if they had to live out of each other's pocketsit is love, dedication, hard work, and laughter that has kept them together.
Yasmin cites her parents' relationship as an important influence in her life: I saw the good, the bad, and the ugly, and that taught me not to be frightened of it. In retrospect, that had a big impact on me, because throwing in the towel at the first hurdle has never been on the agenda for me.
She's great fun, fantastic, beautiful, and we laugh all the time. It's not always easy at all. But I really want to stay married for life. People are led to believe that if it's not perfect then just ditch it and change it these days.
They were part of the original girl gang of supermodels who hung out together, suppported each other, and formed lifelong friendships.
Yasmin dispels the stereotype of the modelling world being glamorous, left with memories of spending the whole time working - at the peak of her career, Yasmin spoke of doing jobs a day, 7 days a week and travelling to 8 countries within the span of 2 weeks.
We were all just working really hard. But when we did the shows together we had great fun. We were exhausted and needed to prop each other up — and that, I really enjoyed. What continues to bring Yasmin back to modelling after 30 years is her passion for the industry.
She loves being able to create images, to play different characters, and to be part of a creative team with inspirational, talented people.“Blind Date” is about the Geneva Summit of , when Reagan met Soviet General Secretary Mikhail Gorbachev for the first time and .
Blind Date is a British dating game show first produced by London Weekend Television. An unscreened pilot was made with comic Duncan Norvelle as presenter but it was eventually hosted by Cilla Black, who already hosted the LWT series, Surprise Surprise.
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