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Gareth Thomas' (soon to be) Ex Wife Speaks

Photo by Paul Lewis Jemma Thomas comments on her soon to be ex husbands' (Gareth Thomas) public announcement concerning his sexuality (he is gay), 'He released me and in doing so he released himself. Gareth could have waited for years to tell me, wasted my life, and where would that have left me? I was only 30 when he told me, still young enough to meet someone else and have children.'
Today, Jemma lives in Spain where she works with her mother Judi, 61, for a furniture company. She moved there 18 months ago for a fresh start. She wanted to be where no one knows she was the wife of the sporting legend and to escape the scrutiny which accompanied the break-up of her marriage.
'It was hard for me staying in Bridgend. Everywhere held a happy memory of my time with Gareth, all my friends were the friends we'd spent our weekends with as a couple,' says Jemma, whose divorce from Gareth will be finalised in the New Year. 'I needed to move on. We both did.'
Jemma an…

Stevie Nicks Leather and Lace

Stevie Nicks - Leather and Lace
Uploaded by jpdc11. 1986 was the year I first saw this video from a compilation of Stevie Nicks promo's called "I Can't Wait", it ran for only twenty six minutes and featured the following songs:
Stop Draggin' My Heart Around /Stand Back / Leather and Lace / If AnyoneFalls / Talk to Me / I Can't Wait.

This is the copy from back cover: In the mid-70's, when Stevie Nicks joined the already popular Fleetwood Mac, her highly distinctive, deeply sensual voice, and her intensely personal songs immediately helped propel the band to supergroup status. For her part in their immense popularity, she has emerged a major figure in contemporary music. As of 1986, she has released three albums on her own and they all achieved platinum-record status. Each is distinguished by several huge hit singles and videos, and they have been collected here for the first time. From "Bella Donna" comes her concert video of "Leather and Lace&…