Celebrities have embraced this, and many of Hollywood’s most beautiful couples have joined two people from completely different backgrounds and ethnicities.Eddie Murphy started dating Australian model turned actress Paige Butcher in 2012.He has previously been married to movie editor Marcia Lou Griffin with whom he stayed with for 14 years before divorcing in 1983 two years after adopting their first daughter Amanda.Since then, he adopted two other children, Katie and Jett, as well as having a relationship with singer Linda Ronstadt.However, it's a wonder Hobson, 44, managed to fit a wedding into her busy schedule: she's president of Ariel Investments - an investment management firm - whilst she also chairs the board at Dreamworks Animation SKG Inc., and a holds directing positions at Groupon, Inc., Starbucks Corporation and The Estée Lauder Companies Inc.
With so many traits to consider, what was it in particular that made the Star Wars director fall in love?
According to Reuters, no date or location has been set for the nuptials, though it will be the legendary producer and director's second marriage, after he tied the knot to film editor Marcia Lucas in 1969.
Hobson, 43, holds a pretty high profile job in the film industry too.
She serves on the board of directors for Hollywood studio Dreamworks Animation, as well as for cosmetics company Estee Lauder, coffee-house chain Starbucks Corp and internet company Groupon. Continue reading: Star Wars Creator George Lucas Engaged To Mellody Hobson: Who Is She?
In today’s society, we have come a long way in accepting and respecting interracial marriages and pairings, resulting in the breakdown of racial barriers, making everyone appear as equals.