It looks like Richard Gere is finally moving on from his wife Carey Lowell, as it has been claimed that the Hollywood star is now dating the Top Chef beauty Padma Lakshmi after the couple have been seen spending a lot of time together recently. According to the recent reports, Padma Lakshmi and Richard Gere have become very close and a romance is beginning to blossom between them.
While Richard Gere seems to be moving on from Carey Lowell, the two are still in the midst of their divorce after being married for 11 years, after announcing that they were splitting up back in September last year. Richard Gere and Carey Lowell also have a son named Homer together and are trying to make the divorce as amicable as possible for the sake of their child.
While Richard Gere is still married to Carey Lowell and was previously married to Cindy Crawford, Padma Lakshmi has also been married in the past. Padma was married to author Salman Rushdie from 2004 until 2008, while she also has a four-year old daughter named Krishna Thea with venture capitalist Adam Dell.
As for how 64-year-old Richard Gere and 43-year-old Padma Lakshmi got together, it is claimed that they met while Richard was in New York filming for his new movie Time Out of Mind. It is still very early days in the relationship but it does look like a new and exciting romance is on the cards. Meanwhile representatives for both Padma Lakshmi and Richard Gere have refused to comment on the romance rumours.
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