Giada De Laurentiis has lost her appetite for marriage. On Dec. 30, the celebrity chef announced that she is getting a divorce from her husband of 11 years, Todd Thompson.
Giada De Laurentiis, 44, and her husband, Todd Thompson, 51, have called it quits. The Food Network star tied the knot to the fashion designer back in 2003, and the two have a 6-year-old daughter, Jade Marie De Laurentiis-Thompson. So sad!
Giada De Laurentiis Announces Divorce From Husband After 11 Years
“After an amicable separation since July, Todd and I have decided to end our marriage. Although our decision to separate comes with a great deal of sadness, our focus on the future and overwhelming desire for our family’s happiness has given us the strength to move forward on separate, yet always connected paths,” wrote Giada on her Facebook page.
In her public message, the chef personality also added, “Todd and I share a beautiful daughter and a lifetime of great memories that we both treasure more than anything. We are so thankful for our friends and family, and really appreciate the support in this time of change.”
Giada’ Divorce: Fans React & Send Well Wishes
After revealing the big news on social media, fans showed an outpouring of support for the American Italian sex symbol on Twitter.
@GDeLaurentiis Saddened over the new of you & Todd. A couple I thought would last forever, as I’m sure you did as well. Thoughts for you 2.
— Style My Way (@akstylemyway) December 30, 2014
@GDeLaurentiis Your new chapter in your life has yet to be written. The best is yet to come! You are awesome! Mother, Chef & TV Star
— Kate Johnston (@REbrokerwa) December 30, 2014
@GDeLaurentiis I promise it will get easier. Time does heal all. Wishing you, Todd and Jade the best moving forward. Besos!
— Martita (@martitacjara) December 30, 2014
We are thinking of Giada and her family during this very difficult time.
HollywoodLifers, what do you think — Do you support Giada’s decision to break her divorce on Facebook? Fill us in!
— Jordyn Shaffer