Malaysia still has sultans, did you know, and they remain mighty rich too. The elegantly dressed, expensive-looking couple are Princess Tunku Tun Aminah, daughter of the Sultan of Johor and her Dutch football executive beau, Dennis. The occasion was their royal wedding, solemnised according to Muslim Malay tradition and opulent family custom.
This has to be one of tennis’s strangest communions—two absolute legends, once rich like princes, now reduced, by bankruptcy and misfortune, to being stone broke. Yet the old spirit fights back, for Becker and Borg met at Ibiza. Smiling along are Becker’s wife Lilly (with Bjorn) and the Swede’s wife and son.
Donald Trump obviously has a thing for supermodels—before Melania there was Ivana (who served a long sentence, from 1977-92). Here’s Mallika Sherawat, a collector of selfies with famous Americans, schmoozing with Ivana.
When some in the Wembley audience booed A.R. Rahman for singing in Tamil, Lata Mangeshkar stepped in, slamming the ‘intolerance’, then proudly recalling her bilingual hits with Salil Chaudhury and Hemant Kumar, as well as her regional classics.