Thursday, June 27, 2013

George Lucas Marries Mellody Hobson



The visionary filmmaker of Star Wars has finally decided to step into his marriage shoes and have married his long time girlfriend Mellody Hobson. He said that he has finally decided to take this relationship one step further and have taken the step to enter a new relationship. George Lucas married Mellody Hobson at his Skywalker ranch in California. Mellody Hobson currently is the president of Ariel Investments and them wedding event was attended by many celebrities and honorable guests. The ceremony was officiated by Bill Moyers and during the ceremony he said to the couple that it takes only one person to meet the love of your life.

Steven Spielberg who has always remained one of the closest friend and movie collaborator was in attendance and while giving the toast he jokingly said that The Force finally had a name. Van Morrison performed at the reception and he flew from Ireland especially for the performance. This is the second marriage of George Lucas, 69 years of age, who was earlier married to film editor Marcia Griffin. Together they adopted a daughter and they filed a divorce in 1983. Lucas decided to adopt two more children. Lucas’ son Jett and daughters Amanda and Katie were at the event as the Best Man and as Bridesmaids. This is the first marriage for Hobson, 44 who is also the Chairman of DreamWorks Animation and a financial contributor with CBS.

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