Post Number: 1356
|Posted on Wednesday, June 08, 2005 - 05:47 pm: |
Rita Marley told a whole lot of DIRTY shit about her husband, Bob Marley----------and I commend her.
The stunning thing in reading her book was that you could still see that she loved him so much and was so devoted to him. It was quite sad.
My man, Thomas, isn't even dead and I praise everything about him---totally refusing to acknowledge any dirty secrets that might besmurch him, mainly because I want my sons to be LIKE their father and to feel without a doubt that they came from a good man. He IS a good man, with few flaws, actually.
And other than Osama Bin Laden, I do tend to PRAISE all my ex men, all of them, because I'm a very loyal person and when I love someone---it never dies, despite our disagreements and inability to remain paired. I think ALL of the men (other than my North Africa days) that I've been with have been WONDERFUL, WONDERFUL men.
I do believe Betty Shabazz's accounts, mainly because once you read about HER and discover the softspoken, classy, RESERVED type of person she is-----but also the HONEST to a FAULT person she is----------you realize that she's not the type to "cover up" dirty laundry. Her tactic would have been to just say nothing at all.
She certainly scoffs at the "letter" and other items that she says were created as a SMEAR campaign against her husband by the NOI and other detractors of Malcolm, which makes sense.
As well, she clearly stated that she could not speak for Malcolm's past BEFORE HER------she said that.
Malcolm himself told her: "There are things about me when I was another man that I don't want you and the girls to know about. I wasn't my real self then. I was a knucklehead."
But she also said that while SHE WAS HIS WIFE...he was insatiable, that she could hardly handle the sexual aspects of the marriage and that she would have had MANY MORE KIDS if Malcolm had lived to the new PRENATAL CARE days. She had 4 as it was and I believe lost 3. She said that Malcolm was a very "sensitive, caring" lover and that his "passion" spilled over into all aspects of his life.
WHY O WHY, I ask, is HER WORD less trustworthy than a bunch of Political Pundits and gay Journalists? She was his wife-----and unlike Rock Hudson and other gay men's "wives", there was ample joking and kidding by Malcolm during his speeches about how "Betty was gonna get it when he got back home from the road"........as well as about how much he loved and adored her and thought of her as "smart".
And for the record....
I wish somebody would come trying to tell me YEARS FROM NOW that "Thomas" was gay or bisexual.
I would have the same facial expressions that Betty had.
The ones like--------"Oh yeah, right."