The 44-year-old "Top Chef" host and the 65-year-old actor reportedly first started dating in the spring following his split from Carey Lowell after 11 years of marriage.
They were "having fun," a source told the mag at the time. Bravo's brunette beauty has a 4-year-old daughter, Krishna Lakshmi, with ex Adam Dell and was previously married to Salman Rushdie for three years ahead of their 2007 divorce. He was younger so she doesn't always go for the moldy oldies.
When she told Forstmann the child might not be his, she writes: "I saw his face go white, then beet red.
It was as if the room could not contain him, or as if his body could not contain his fury at the information he had just received." After the paternity test proved Dell was the father, however, Lakshmi said Forstmann changed his tune and stood by her.
Richard Gere and Padma Lakshmi have reportedly called time on their brief reported relationship.
The couple of only six months have called it quits, according to Us Weekly.
“Maybe he didn't know if he could stay in a romantic relationship with me or not,” she writes.
“I think neither of us knew what was going to happen but he was resolute in making sure I wasn't alone.
A source told the New York Post's Page Six: ''They have been quietly spending some time together.
A source told the New York Post's Page Six: "They have been quietly spending some time together.
It is all very new and recent, and happened while he has been filming in New York." Another insider told Us Magazine.com: "It started very recently and quietly. I wouldn't even go as far as calling them a couple. It's the first time Padma has dated anyone since Teddy [Forstmann], and it's something she's been approaching very, very delicately. They're just having fun." Richard, who has a son Homer, 14, with Carey, is currently filming 'Time Out of Mind' in the city, a drama about a man who enters a shelter when he runs out of housing options and tries to reconnect with his estranged daughter.
actor began seeing each other in the spring, but neither addressed their relationship, nor were they ever photographed together in public.
Occasionally, the pair was spotted out on low-key dinner dates." data-reactid="32" actor began seeing each other in the spring, but neither addressed their relationship, nor were they ever photographed together in public.
"It's very new," the insider added in April."I wouldn't even go as far as calling them a couple. It's the first time Padma has dated anyone since Teddy (Forstmann, her billionaire boyfriend who passed away in 2011), and it's something she's been approaching very, very delicately."The two were apparently only getting to know each other and never went public with their short-lived relationship. Reps for Gere and Lakshmi didn't immediately respond to the Daily News' requests for comment. Padma going down on a spoon in a Top Chef commercial, constantly licking her fingers, and then there's that burger commercial where I was quite surprised she didn't lick burger juice off her feet."Raw sewage pipes come to mind"Not surprising, Mr. Meanwhile, didn't Padma have an affair with one of the Top Chef contestants?