Deirdre Donahue November 18, Take the magazine photo session she did last summer. Blessed with the grace of a gazelle, the confiding smile of a child and a cloud of black gossamer hair, Chong can let it all hang out and still be taken seriously.
When pressed on whether being racially mixed has caused problems, she switches to sarcasm. A half sister, Robbi now a model , followed. In search of success Tommy Chong moved to Detroit and later L. In none of those places did Rae Dawn find acceptance. As a seventh grader she made an extended visit to her mother in Edmonton. I had a different sort of racial problem.
Since I was relatively light skinned, the really black boys would develop crushes on me. Consequently their girlfriends would beat me up. Today she rarely sees her dad, who is based in Paris.
Married to stockbroker Owen Baylis in , Chong found herself pregnant at 21 and later living alone with her 4-month-old son when her marriage essentially dissolved. She says that motherhood changed her life dramatically. For almost two years, Chong shared her rustic, three-story Malibu retreat with actor John North and South Stockwell, now The two currently live apart because, Chong says, she had enough of all that togetherness when she was married.
She met Stockwell two years ago when they made City Limits. Hardly any of them have been black. Stark naked—save for a slathering of mink oil and mud—Chong scampered across the big screen as a cave-woman. The scenes in this video are not tasteful. What if he needed me right then?