Their incessant onstage osculations during her last concert tour seemed to offer public proof of their passion—and finally put a contemporary spin on Tolstoy’s observation: All happy families do resemble one another. When Houston and Brown confirmed in September that they were having “marital difficulties,” they could have been speaking for Celebrity Nation: Julia and Lyle; Don and Melanie; Kevin and Cindy; Kenneth Branagh and Emma Thompson; Marty Ingels and Shirley Jones; even Nelson and Winnie Mandela.
Although Costner, 40, has been seen out with Joan Lunden and Kevin Wynn (daughter of casino magnate Steve Wynn), he recently set up housekeeping by himself in a million Spanish hacienda on L. He is now in Arizona shooting Tin Cup, the story of a down-and-out golf pro. A BAD YEAR FOR BAT BOYS Tommy Lee and Kimberlea Jones Married since: 1981 Past performances: Her first, his second Bitterness factor: 2½ What went wrong: Divorce papers cited personality conflicts between Kimberlea, 37, and Tommy Lee, 48.
This much is certain: Taubman’s main source of income is family investments.
Some of the family firms filed for bankruptcy in November 1994.
But if Taubman’s finances are a problem, they are not the couple’s only one.
In retrospect, it appears that the couple—who were just getting friendly when they narrowly escaped death in an April 1994 helicopter crash outside Telluride—obviously went too far too fast.