Celebrity Chef, iconic model and restaurateur B. Smith’s husband has a live in girlfriend while is wife battles Alzheimer’s Disease. Husband Dan Gasby revealed that he has a live-in girlfriend that his life shouldn’t stop because of his wife’s illness. Dan has been caring for famous wife whose real name is Barbara Smith, since she was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s in 2013. His decision to care for his wife of nearly 25 years is very sweet but his decision to move on with his life is not! The report also said that Gasby’s girlfriend Alex Lerner is one of B. Smith’s caregivers. I’m not comfortable with this scenario.
A Black History Note: B. Smith was the first Black Model of the cover of Mademoiselle Magazine in 1976. Read more here
There are 16 million family caregivers in the United States according to the Alzheimer’s Association. What do you think?