Who says men only care about their own careers? There are signs that this is the dawn of the new masculinity. Some recent news about men who are chucking their own careers to support the dreams and hopes of the women they love:
1. That’s amore! News flash: Garrett Waltzer (right), litigation partner at Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom, is bidding adieu to law. The reason, according to his departure memo (which Above the Law leaked), is that he wants to dedicate himself to his wife’s career:
I have been blessed with the incredible good fortune of being married to TaQuita Thorns, a talented singer from Detroit, Michigan, who is just beginning her career in the music business. In addition to writing and recording outstanding R&B, rock, and soul songs, TaQuita is an energetic performer with a dazzling voice and stunning looks. I am very excited about TaQuita’s prospects. Going forward, I plan to be a supportive husband and do all I can to help TaQuita achieve her mission to improve the world through music and, in the process, become a force in the music industry.
To be perfectly honest, it seems to have all the signs of a classic middle-age crisis: Big Law partner in his fifties running off with a twenty-something hot number.