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Quincy Jones

MY NIGHT AT THE OSCARS (AND AFTER)

Posted on February 27, 2013, in My Blog, with 95 Comments

I was only asked to present Best Director with Michael Douglas about 10 days ago so preparations were very rushed. Donatella Versace sent me a sketch, I liked it, and last Fri (2 days before the Oscars) a tailor came from Italy with the partially made dress and they finished it on me with only one more final fitting …

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WHITNEY HOUSTON & LAST NIGHT’S PRE-GRAMMY PARTY

Posted on February 12, 2012, in My Blog, with 10 Comments

I'm giving Richard Branson an award tonight at Clive Davis' pre Grammy party. The pall hangs heavy.

Like many others who were invited to Clive Davis’ annual pre-Grammy party, Richard and I wondered if the party would be cancelled when Whitney’s death in her room at the Beverly Hilton was announced. Kathy Griffin and a few others emailed asking if …

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JEFF BRIDGES AND CARRIE FISHER

Posted on January 24, 2010, in Film, Television & Theater, My Blog, with 40 Comments

I am utterly thrilled that Jeff Bridges is finally getting the kudos  he deserves. I had the great pleasure of working with Jeff in “The Morning After” and I know him socially because, like my brother, Peter, and my ex-husband, Ted Turner, Jeff as a home in Montana so we’ve seen each other in civilian life as well. …

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RICHARD AND JANE’S XMAS PARTY

Posted on January 3, 2010, in My Blog, with 11 Comments

December 23

It was a really good party from all reports. Two reasons, I think: There were many but not too many people and they had the time and room to really talk. Also, it was a mixture of Richard’s friends and mine, so there was more diversity than usual—at least that’s what a number of people told us the …

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