Fuckboy Chronicles: Dan Gasby Is Trash

Keka Araújo
7 min readFeb 10, 2019
Dan Gasby and B. Smith

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It’s official! Dan Gasby, husband of iconic model and businesswoman B.Smith, is utter trash. In his recent appearance on ABC’s morning talk show “The View”, he half-assed attempted to clear the air with reference to his trash behavior and relationship with fellow cohort in garbage-Alex Lerner.

She even appeared on the show with him. You can watch the segment below.

First, allow me to acknowledge that I understand that Alzheimer’s is an incredibly difficult disease to navigate. My Daddy (early stage) and Big Mama (end stage) suffered from it. I am, in no way, trying to negate the devastation it causes in a family, among spouses, children and or friends. Because I understand the seriousness of this ailment, I thought long and hard about weighing in on Dan Gasby and his very public affair with Lerner.

So with that said, my disdain and disgust for this man are beyond what any mere words could express. Not only do I believe that he is a liar but he is a master manipulator. I believe that he loved his B.Smith. Past tense. I also think that he is a master manipulator. And here’s why.

Before the diagnosis, Smith, who is estimated to be worth $20 million, had a 28-year career as a successful restauranteur and lifestyle guru after retiring from modeling. She was a BOSS. Her success was accomplished before she met Gasby whom she married in 1992. They met while he was at one of her restaurants. By the way, he is only worth $1.5 million. He is a businessman and media executive but he is probably best known for being a producer of the “Essence Awards” back in the day.

B.Smith was diagnosed with early-onset Alzheimer’s in 2013. Her condition deteriorated quickly. According to Dan Gasby, she now has the mental capacity of a toddler. However in January of 2016, she apparently still had the…



Keka Araújo

Opinionated, bilingual diasporan activist. Editor-In-Chief at Negra With Tumbao and Senior Editor at MADAMENOIRE. Opinions are mine!.