It isn’t the first time that the fans of the “Food Network Star” have heard about Bobby Flay and Giada de Laurentiis being associated with each other. It is known that the chefs in question had filed for divorce with their respective partners.
With Flay’s divorce with Stephanie March being already finalized, now comes the news of Giada’s divorce being official as well. While De Laurentiis is now free to date any man, she along with Flay has often been under the scanner for their infidelity issues.
As reported by Realty Today, De Laurentiis and Flay are speculated to officially be stepping out as a couple since her divorce with fashion designer husband, Todd Thompson, has been finalized.
As many may have guessed, De Laurentiis will be paying a huge amount to her husband who will receive $9,000 a month for child support. Those not in the know, De Laurentiis and Thompson have an 8-year old daughter.
As reported by People Magazine, Thompson is also entitled to receive an estimated $5 million which includes 50% of net royalties of her books published during their marriage and 50% of advances of the books she is currently working on, and contracts of which were signed during their marriage.
Giada de Laurentiis made the official announcement on Facebook: “After an amicable separation since July, Todd and I have decided to end our marriage. Although our decision to separate comes with a great deal of sadness, our focus on the future and overwhelming desire for our family’s happiness has given us the strength to move forward on separate, yet always connected paths. Todd and I share a beautiful daughter and a lifetime of great memories that we both treasure more than anything. We are so thankful for our friends and family, and really appreciate the support in this time of change.”
Her divorce being official has given more momentum to the speculations of the affair brewing between the two chefs and co-stars.
“Food Network Star” hosted by Bobby Flay and Giada de Laurentiis just wrapped up with the Season Finale telecasted on September 9.