The country megastars announced their divorce today.
The couple is splitting after seven years of marriage.
Take one of the nation's wealthiest men, the enigmatic, Egyptian-born Fayez Sarofim. Add his socialite first wife and her brassy successor. Stir in River Oaks mansions and greedy lawyers, boatloads of money and oceans of booze. Mix it all together and what do you get? A hell of a mess that's the talk of Houston.
For Robert James Waller, life imitates art—and irritates wife.
The tensions between the demans of the spirit and the demands of the world defined my marriage—and destroyed it.