Padma lakshmi dating old man
While the reported romance between movie star Richard Gere and "Top Chef" host Padma Lakshmi might leave some scratching their heads, we totally get it.
Let's start with the fact that they are both gorgeous and legends in their own fields. Gere is 64 and Lakshmi is 43, but both have shown a penchant for May-December romances in the past.
Gere has been thrilling fans since 1980 with the release of his first major film "American Gigolo." Lakshmi is well known to foodies for both her cookbooks and her gig hosting Bravo's popular food show since 2006. Gere made headlines in the 1980s when he began dating supermodel Cindy Crawford, who at 21 was then 17 years his junior.
The pair married four years later and divorced in 1995.
After Rushdie left his wife, their next few years were idyllic.Her debut memoir Love, Loss and What We Ate was released on International Women's Day, March 8, 2016.Her father was a executive with the pharmaceutical company, Pfizer.Their May-December romance began when she was a struggling model-actress and Rushdie already a global symbol of free speech after the Muslim backlash against his 1988 novel “The Satanic Verses.” Lakshmi was 28 and single, Rushdie was 51 and married to his third wife.A bit part in Mariah Carey's disastrous 2001 movie "Glitter" was the apex of Padma’s big screen acting career. On their first real date — Rushdie initially wooed her by phone since she lived in Los Angeles — the pair fell into bed. I'm naked in a married man's bed," she thought before sneaking out of the hotel room.