Richard Gere, who starred in Pretty Woman, and Padma Lakshmi, host of Top Chef, are reportedly dating.
The New York Post’s Page Six has reported that Richard Gere and Padma Lakshmi have been quietly dating. The news comes from an unnamed source that says the couple are starting out slow and getting to know each other. The source claims that the relationship started while Gere was in New York for filming Time Out of Mind.
Richard Gere is currently divorcing his wife, Carey Lowell, after 11 years of marriage. Padma Lakshmi was previously married to Salman Rushdie before getting divorced in 2007. After this she dated billionaire Teddy Forstmann until he died of brain cancer in 2011, reports Page Six.
Padma Lakshmi is also a former Playboy model having posed for the magazine in 2012. Richard Gere had a relationship with another model, his ex-wife Cindy Crawford. The two were married from 1991 to 1995.