Jeff Genthner, Michael Jordan
Updated: July 8, 2012 6:25PM
J UST IN: Michael “His Airness” Jordan is in town to be by the side of his mom, Deloris Jordan, after she suffered a broken wrist in a traffic accident a few days ago.
My sources are telling me that a young lady ran a red light at an intersection and slammed into the car occupied by Jordan and daughter Roslyn Jordan, who was driving.
Deloris plans to have surgery on her wrist at Northwestern Hospital this week.
Roslyn and her mom are very close and have co-authored books together including Michael’s Golden Rules and Did I Tell You I Love You Today?
POLICE SUPT. Garry McCarthy will talk about the recent NATO Summit at the Union League Club’s breakfast June 12. PRESIDENT Barack Obama
’s top strategist, David Axelrod, will be the special guest at a June 26 luncheon fund-raiser at the East Bank Club.
FORMER CHICAGO Cub star Kerry Wood is giving his first sit-down interview since retiring last month. On Thursday, he will be on WLS-Channel 7’s “Windy City Live” with Val Warner and Ryan Chiaverini. Also, pianist Ramsey Lewis along with TNT “Dallas” stars Brenda Strong and Jesse Metcalfe are guests on the show June 11.
REMINDER: Penn & Teller at The Venue at the Horseshoe Casino Friday . . . Lisa Marie Presley, Elvis’ baby, appearing June 20 at Bottom Lounge.
BEWEAVE IT: Emmy Award-winning celebrity hairstylist and weaveologist Kiyah Wright, whose stellar client list includes Jennifer Hudson, Tyra Banks, Gabrielle Union and Brandy, will conduct a training seminar Sunday at Aveda Institute on North Clark.
WEALTHY rapper Lil’ Wayne recently escorted his mom, Jacida Carter, down the aisle to marry her sweetie, Avery Goff, in an extravagant wedding ceremony in Louisiana with 15 bridesmaids participating. Wayne hired his mom’s favorite soulful singer, Anita Baker, to entertain at the reception. Sister2Sister mag has full details.
OUT EATIN’: Former Bull Scottie Pippen and wife Larsa, Les Coney, Billy Dec and PR mogul Jonathan Cheban, who is Kim Kardashian’s BFF and is taking credit for hooking her up with Kanye West, dined at Sunda . . . The Mariners’ Alex Liddi at Harry Caray’s . . . Rapper Drake had lunch at RL.
REPORTEDLY Actress Raven-Symone (“That’s So Raven”), now starring on Broadway in “Sister Act,” is openly living with her galpal AzMarie Livingston, a former contestant on “America’s Next Top Model.”
BIRTHDAYS: Lester Crown, Herb Rozoff and Maria Pappas.