News broke out on Monday, Dec. 29, 2014, that Giada De Laurentiis has split from her husband of 11 years, Todd Thompson. Did she really have an affair with John Mayer? Could it be the cause of their split? Read on for more details.
On Dec. 29, 2014, Giada De Laurentiis posted an official statement on her Facebook page that she and her husband, Todd Thompson, have decided to split after 11 years of marriage. The announcement took the world by surprise, especially because the couple were very private and led a quiet married life.
De Laurentiis said the split was “an amicable separation since July” and has brought about a “great deal of sadness.” The 44-year-old chef said that she and Thompson will focus more on their future, while leading separate yet connected paths in their lives. The couple shares a six-year-old daughter, Jade.
De Laurentiis was all praise for Thompson in an interview with Parade magazine, saying that she has a great husband to support her through busy times even when both of them are working full time jobs.
“I guess I never realized what a true partnership was until now,” said De Laurentiis. So why did De Laurentiis and Thompson decide to split?
A report on RadarOnline.com claims that the celebrity chef cheated on her husband with John Mayer. Yes, it’s John Mayer involved in an alleged affair once again! The outlet claims that the alleged affair happened in 2010, when the two met at Boom Boom Room at The Standard Hotel.
De Laurentiis and Mayer first met during a charity event hosted by Tiger Woods in 2007. The two were then caught in a blind item in 2009, whose names were revealed by the gossip blog a year later and was published by Star magazine.
“Almost as soon as they saw each other, they left the room moments apart,” the source said. De Laurentiis was also seen holding Mayer’s hand with a huge grin on her face. The eyewitness described them as “two people who [looked like they] were going to go home together.” The two left the hotel and went to another, wherein Mayer allegedly ordered ice buckets and towels at 1:30 a.m.
De Laurentiis opened up about the alleged affair in an interview with Red Book magazine in 2011. She said that she hasn’t had any contact with Mayer in three years and that she has only briefly chatted with him during their encounter. The celebrity chef said that she wouldn’t call their brief chat intimate. She told Star magazine that she was at The Standard Hotel that night, but she did not see Mayer. So why was she allegedly seen with Mayer in 2010?
Well the ice buckets and towels most certainly don’t look like Mayer had De Laurentiis cooking up something for him in the kitchen.
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