Couples.....Then and Now
Handbag designer Gelila Assefa and husband Woolfgang Puck
Gina Torres & hubby Laurence Fishburne
Bobby Brown and expecting wife Whitney Houston at the premier of The Bodygaurd 1992.
While the relationship between Cliff and Clair Huxtable is one we hold in high esteem, Bill Cosby's real-life marriage is also worthy of admiration. Despite the tragic loss of their only son in 1997 and being rocked by sexual harassment charges brought against Bill in 2006, their 48-year union is a testament to the idea of sticking together through thick and thin.
JohnLegend and fiancé ChrissyTeigen
Since Anthony signed with the Knicks, he and his wife have become New York's first couple and the newest picture of black love. Vasquez, whom the New York Times crowned the "first lady of the NBA," has a favorite black couple of her own. "I love Will Smith and Jada Pinkett," she told the New York Times. "You see the love, and you can see the support, and they partner on things and produce together. But she has a life, and he has a life."
Ashford and Simpson's enduring marriage was proof positive that Hollywood relationships can last a lifetime. In a land where seven-year relationships are considered "a good run," Ashford and Simpson were married for 38 years, until Ashford's death in 2011. And as every good love story is full of even better love songs, this couple gave us some of the most memorable tunes of all time, including "Ain't No Mountain High Enough" and "Ain't Nothing Like the Real Thing."
Halle Berry and Olivier Martinez tied the knot in France on July 13, 2013 after dating for three years.
Marvin Gaye & Tammi Terrell