Multitalented Star Jones: Divorced Her Husband in 2008, Who is Her Boyfriend Now?
Very few people get happiness by marrying their soul mate, but it is even fewer who can do it after making a mistake on choosing the correct partner. For Star Jones, she got lucky to have found love after a wrong decision. Know more about her personal life, weight loss and more here.
Star Jones is a well-known celebrity, but she has had her share of problems. Learn about her past problems with a dreadful marriage and weight gain to how she found happiness afterward. Also, where is her ex-husband now? Who is her current boyfriend?
Her Marriage and Ex-Husband:
For those of you who have not known about her wedding, she had married investment banker Al Reynolds on November 13, 2004. They had a very grand wedding as well which featured 500 hundred guests, 3 matrons of honors, 12 bridesmaids, and 4 flower girls. But only after 3 and half years of marriage, Star filed for divorce against Al in March of 2008.
Star Jones and Al Reynolds during their Wedding Ceremony in 2004 (Photo: gettyimages.com)
When asked for her thoughts on an interview she gave to huffingtonpost.com on 2011, she simply mentioned:
"Several years ago I made an error in judgment by inviting the media into the most intimate area of my life,"
But one of her friends was bolder enough to share her statement in the same interview, she said:
"Al was never there for Star," "He hasn't made any money in the last three years. He has been living off of her.
Her husband, Al also clarified himself in a statement published on people.com in 2008 in his ‘MySpace’ page writing his side of the story. He had also written:
"What I want people to know is that I am not the caricature portrayed by the media.”
He said ending his post with:
“So ... Please don't try to define me; don't try to categorize me; and most of all, don't label me. Instead, JUST GET TO KNOW ME. And if you see me, just call me Al."
Jones filed for divorce after she got tired paying Al's bills and according to the media's speculation, Reynold backlashed over corporate sponsorships of their million-dollar wedding. The rumor about him being gay surfaced as other reason behind their divorce.
Where is Al now?
If you are wondering where he is now, then we are not sure. His interview with ‘essence.com’ in 2009 revealed that he was a Professor at the Florida Memorial University. He also laid to waste of his false image as a freeloader and gay rumors in that interview. But Al Reynolds did come out as bisexual in 2017.
Her Boyfriend and Dating?
The American lawyer has passed the dating phase and is already engaged to Richard Lugo who works in the state attorney office. She went public about her relationship with him back in 2016 during s 8th Annual Children’s Museum in Newyork. The actress introduced Richard has her family member and further added:
“I’m not married, but we’re together.”
The multitalented Star Jones is very straightforward. Much like her revelation about her boyfriend she announced her engagement in the same way.
We’re engaged [and] not talking about it. He’s wonderful. I’m happy and that’s all anybody outside of my family needs to know."
She has already started planning the wedding and even gave a hint of it by posting a whimsical picture on her Instagram.
Star Jones shares a picture of herself in wedding ring holding a bell (Instagram)
Unlike her stardom and spotlight, the actress admitted that she is looking for a private wedding on a private cruise along with their friends and family members most likely in late March or early April.
Before Richard, the author Star Jones dated Herb Wilson, the physicist. They were seen together in the Twitter post posted by basketball player Grant Hil with the singer Tamia.
They were spotted together since 2008.They were spotted together back in 2015 Star was seen in a much fuller figure compared to the time she talked about her weight loss after a gastric bypass surgery in 2012.
Star Jones on her weight loss at the Wendy Williams show in 2012 (Published: Nov 14, 2012 )
They did not reveal as to how and when they broke up but that relationship got its closure as Star is all set to get married to her love Richard Lugo.
Before her bypass surgery in 2012, the Tv personality had even undergone an open heart surgery back in 2010. Since then she has been in various heart-related health campaigns and closely with American Heart Association. She also expressed her deepest concern about the health care rights under the presidency of Trump.
Star Jones' Short Bio:
Starlet Marie Jones was born on March 24, 1962, in Badin, North Carolina, US. She graduated from American University with a Bachelors Degree in Law and a JD degree from University of Houston Law Centre. She has an amazing net worth estimated at being about 18.5 million dollars.
She was last busy as the writer and producer for the TV series Daytime Divas which released in 2017. She has appeared as a co-host for the show, The View since 1997 till 2016. She has also appeared in the documentary, Unsung Hollywood in 2016.