Engagements: Star Wars Director George Lucas, NBA Championship Coach Phil Jackson
Star Wars director George Lucas with business women Mellody Hobson and NBA coach Phil Jackson and LA Lakers executive Jeanie Buss are now Engaged. The Iconic Film Maker and Zen Coach are finally engaged after long dating relationship with their girlfriends.
The Star Wars Creator announced his engagement to DreamWorks chairman Mellody Hobson, according to THR The couple have been dating eachother for the past 7 years. This is the 68 year-old Lucas's second marriage, and 43 year-old Hobson's first. Hobson is the president of Ariel Investments LLC, and is on the board of many companies including Dreamworks. She is also a regular in Good Morning America financial segments.
"As I start a new chapter in my life (engagement) It is gratifying that I have the opportunity to devote more time and resources to philanthropy," said Lucas, in a press statement.
Iconic NBA Coach Phil Jackson is now engaged to long time girlfriend Laker executive Jeanie Buss. The coach proposed during the Christmas.
Buss posted a tweet "Twitter family -- Phil finally gave me that ring I wanted ! :-)" with a picture of a diamond ring.
Jeanie Buss, Lakers executive accepted stating "I'm beyond happy. I really didn't want it to be news, but I knew people who followed me on Twitter cared about it and I've been wearing the ring since Christmas, so I figured I should let people know," to ESPN Los Angeles
No wedding date have been set, 51 year-old Buss and 67 year-old Jackson have been dating for over 14 years, and live together in Playa del Ray. Owner of the Lakers Jerry Buss have given his approval.