*Star Wars director George Lucas has gotten engaged to his longtime (black) girlfriend, Mellody Hobson, according to the Huffington Post. Lucas is 68 and Hobson, who has an impressive resume in her own right, is 43. She is the president of a successful Chicago-based investment management firm, Ariel Investments LLC; and regularly appears on ABC‘s Good Morning America as a financial contributor. The couple has been dating since 2006.
*Gabriel Aubry is off the hook in the Thanksgiving Day brawl at Halle Berry‘s house … with one string attached. TMZ has learned … the L.A. City Attorney conducted two office hearings — one where Halle and Gabriel’s sparring partner Olivier Martinez showed up together and another where Gabriel showed up alone on a different day. Sources tell TMZ … the case has now been resolved and Gabriel will not be criminally prosecuted, IF he keeps his nose clean for a year. TMZ previously reported …anger management was on the table as a possible condition to avoid prosecution, but the City Attorney has a policy of neither confirming nor denying specifics.
*Rapper Big Boi pays tribute to his hometown of Atlanta, Georgia in his new single. The Outkast member teamed up with T.I. and Ludacris for “In the A.” It’s the latest track from Big Boi’s new album Vicious Lies and Dangerous Rumors. Check out the video!