geroge-450x600 George Lucas And Mellody Hobson, the seven-year-long relationship between the legendary filmmaker, creator of Star Wars, and Irish Coffee-lover (I had one with him at the old Aqua Restaurant in San Francisco six years ago), and the businesswoman who is president of Chicago investment firm Ariel Investments has turned into an engagement.

First, congratulations! That means if he can do it at 68, there’s still time for this blogger!

george-mellody2 Second, the announcement catapulted “George Lucas” into Twitter Top Trend status for a moment (he’s now replaced by Scott Pioli, the NFL GM who was fired from the Kansas City Chiefs a moment ago). But that’s enough to see what the Twitter buzz is saying.

In this video with Star Wars Executive Producer Kathleen Kennedy, Lucas talks about retiring and passing the Star Wars torch on to a new generation:

In Closing

And of course, there’s the stupid tweets about George Lucas being older and white and Mellody Hobson being younger and black, but I elected to not post those. My response: get over it! I mean who cares?

Stay tuned.

By Zennie Abraham

Zennie Abraham | Zennie Abraham or "Zennie62" is the founder of Zennie62Media which consists of and a multimedia blog news aggregator and video network, and 78-blog network, with social media and content development services and consulting. Zennie is a pioneer video blogger, YouTube Partner, social media practitioner, game developer, and pundit. Note: news aggregator content does not reflect the personal views of Mr. Abraham.