Yanni on commitment: "When two people make a commitment--look each other in the eye and say, 'You're the one for me'--that's all that should be required." (USA Weekend, 1994) Yanni on breakup: Something about two people, eye-gazing, 'You're not the one for me,' yada, yada, yada. Because they're both soft-spoken people with intense stares hinting at, well, inner deepness, Evans, 55, and Yanni, 43, tried to couch their split in the most careful, thoughtful terms. They gotta move...sometimes, yes, in "different directions." Yanni has hinted at this primal restless spirit.
(A guess, 1998.) Oh, the end of romances are never as poetic as the beginning of love affairs, are they? "We have collaborated professionally and have shared many extraordinary personal experiences," the couple said, in a joint statement Monday. "Relationships should be a freeing experience rather than an enslavement," he once said.
And so there is no gentle way to put this: New Age musician Yanni and ex-Dynasty diva Linda Evans are kaput. And yet the wealth of their "wonderful" years together could not overcome this: "We feel our lives moving in different directions."Oh, those sensitive, crunchy granola, Birkenstock types. "They should be an energy giver rather than an energy drainer." Deep? Evans and Yanni began their joint quest for "extraordinary personal experiences" in 1989.
She was a top-flight TV star and leading proponent of evening gowns with really big shoulder pads.
They also noted redness on both her forearms and that she appeared visibly upset and was crying and shaking.
While Christopher denied striking the woman, he told officers that he did grab her arms to stop her from kicking him.
They had no children--unless you count Yanni's songs.According to the police report, the fight broke out when the Grammy-winning musician ordered his girlfriend to leave his Palm Beach-area home late Thursday night.Silvia Barthes, 33, said she was in the process of packing her things when Yanni threw all her clothes out of the closet.Police arrived at the oceanfront home after Barthes called 911 from inside a locked bathroom.For his part, Yanni, 51, admitted there had been an argument, but said he only grabbed Barthes after she kicked him in the groin.
MARCH 7--Yanni, the New Age musician, is facing domestic abuse charges after allegedly tussling with his girlfriend last week in the couple's Florida home.