Celebrity cook Giada De Laurentiis said in a recent interview that it was her love for cooking that helped her cope with the recent divorce.
Giada De Laurentiis, 45 gave a candid interview where she was quite frank about her divorce from Todd Thomson. The “Food Network” star was speaking about her life on “The Wendy Williams Show”.
Giada and ex-husband Todd Thompson separated in 2014 and were married for 11 long years prior to that. The couple finalized the divorce this September.
De Laurentiis shared on the show that she has always said that all throughout her growing years, she gained her confidence by being in the kitchen. She felt that the kitchen was the perfect place for her to feel both empowered, as well as, creative.
Her entire world came crashing down when she separated with her husband. Cooking had really made her happy during those troubled times and helped her overcome her mental turmoil.
De Laurentiis and Todd, shares Jade, their 7-year old daughter.De Laurentiis came out with the revelation that there was a new man in her life but refused to make any further comments on the issue, despite attempts made by Williams on the show.
In the month of May this year, Bobby Flay, her fellow star in “Food Network”, busted the rumor that he and De Laurentiis had been dating each other.
Earlier this week,De Laurentiis revealed to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution that her separation brought self-doubt and deep sadness. She found her way back through cooking. It helped her to find a comfort zone for her and be away from the disturbances of the world.
De Laurentiis has been hosting “Giada at Home”, the Food Network series since 2008. She is also a contributor to a morning, “Today” that is aired on NBC. The celebrity cook has written many books like “Giada’s Feel Good Food”, “Everyday Pasta”, ”Giada’s Kitchen”, and ‘Everyday Italian”.
Let us hope that Giada is lucky the second time around and has finally found her dream man.
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