On L.A.’s Nairobi Room and Gene’s Son, Tim Kelly

This 1984 People magazine article primarily discusses the African-themed Nairobi Room, an after-hours club in L.A. which Gene’s son, Tim Kelly, once co-managed with a friend. But there are a few Gene-related tidbits in the column as well.

In the image to the right, Gene hugs Tim while holding his replacement Oscar. Read the article to learn more about why the “little gold man” had to be replaced.

(Thanks for bringing this to our attention, Brittany Blair!)






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