Weir was one of several former Bay Area colleagues of Wenner who expressed amazement at a front-page Wall Street Journal story Friday confirming that the magazine mogul has left his wife and co-owner of his media empire, Jane, for a man. It was Advertising Age that actually broke the story in its Jan. On Monday, New York magazine followed with its own cover story on the Wenner break-up. But in the Bay Area, where Wenner first met Jane Schindelheim in the offices of Warren Hinckle 's Ramparts magazine , most of those who knew them expressed puzzlement. But who knows what goes on between a man and a woman, or, for that matter, a man and a man," said Weir, who with Howard Kohn wrote pieces about Patty Hearst and the Symbionese Liberation Army for Rolling Stone before leaving to found the Center for Investigative Reporting. Jann was married to Jann.
Sticky Fingers: A New Biography Explores the Seedier Side of Jann Wenner – PJ Media
The fashion industry buzzed about it. Journalists discussed it behind closed doors. And for weeks, it remained a secret that everyone seemed to know but no one was willing to publish: Jann Wenner, Rolling Stone founder and self-appointed poster boy for evolving social mores, had left his wife for a man. For weeks, gossip columnists discussed Wenner's affair in the obliquest of terms, alluding to ""the person with whom [he] is said to be in love.
Gay Magazine Editor Not Completely Gay, Shockingly
The founder of Rolling Stone has finally divorced his wife of 43 years, two decades after they split so he could begin a new life as a gay man. Jann and Jane Wenner have formally gone their separate ways with a secret multimillion dollar settlement that paves the way for him to get married to his long term boyfriend. Media tycoon Jann Wenner has finally divorced his wife of 43 years, Jane, pictured left, from whom he separated decades ago in favor of designer Matt Nye, pictured right. Miss Wenner will apparently get a large cash sum whilst Mr Wenner will be free to marry his boyfriend he left her for in , Calvin Klein model and designer Matt Nye.
The Beatles with their manager Brian Epstein, right, in October By Jim Farber. Managers groomed them and shaped them, and in the classic rock era those managers were often gay men. For decades, the close relationships between the managers and the predominantly straight musicians they advised were not discussed much. Lately, however, they have become a point of pride and celebration.