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Richard Gere Reportedly Dating Padma Lakshmi Amid His Divorce

April 21, 2014 (2:59 pm) GMT
The actor found the time to date the 'Top Chef' host while filming 'Time Out of Man' in New York City.

is back on the dating scene and has his eyes set on a TV show host. It has been reported that the veteran actor is seeing "" host and the relationship is said to be quite recent.

"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," a source told NY Post's Page Six. The actor is filming "" in which he plays a homeless man trying to reconnect with his estranged daughter. Lakshmi is based in New York but filmed the most recent season of "Top Chef" in New Orleans, Louisiana.

Gere is in the middle of a divorce from his wife Carey Lowell. The couple had been married for 11 years and shared a son named Homer as well as the Bedford Post Inn in Westchester County. He was once married to .

Meanwhile, Lakshmi was married to author Salman Rushdie for three years and dated billionaire Teddy Forstmann until he died at age 71 of brain cancer in 2011. She has a 3-year-old daughter with Adam Dell.


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