Prominent People Who Passed on Procreating Part II

Adding to some of the actors/celebrities who passed on procreating that Kaye Walters lists in her book, Kidfree & Lovin It! , here are nine from the Musicians list:

Louis Andriessen – Dutch composer, pianist, teacher of composition

Debbie Harry (Blondie) – Singer-songwriter, dancer, record producer, actor

Franz Shubert (1797-1828)- Austrian composer (almost 1,000 works)

Stevie Nicks – Singer-songwriter (Fleetwood Mac)

Robert Smith – Singer-songwriter (lead singer of The Cure)

Bonnie Raitt – Blues-rock singer-songwriter, guitarist, political activist

Robert Fripp – British guitarist (King Crimson), composer, producer

Janet Jackson – Singer-song-writer, dancer, record producer, actor

Dwight Yoakum – Country singer-songwriter, actor, film director

Do you know of others?

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A Doffed Hat to Dame Helen Mirren, Actress

By Laura S. Scott

helenWhen I was writing Two is Enough—my book on childfree couples­—I wrote to Dame Helen Mirren, asking if she would consider writing a short foreword for my book. Soon after I received a letter from her personal assistant, saying that Dame Helen would not be able to write the foreword, as she was currently fully committed, acting in stage production in London, but she added that Helen wanted to wish me the very best. Continue reading

Prominent People Who Passed on Procreating Part I

kidfreelovingitKaye Walters book, Kidfree & Lovin It! has a great chapter titled, “You Are Not Alone: Prominent People Who Passed on Procreating.” Between now and the July 15 nomination deadline for the 2015 Childfree Man/Woman of the Year, we’ll share some of the people she has on her lists. Here’s 10 from the Actors/Celebrities list: Continue reading