Lakshmi tweets after learning of de la Renta’s passing.
Just heard of the passing of Oscar de la Renta. A true, master craftsman and gentleman. RIP
— Padma Lakshmi (@PadmaLakshmi) October 21, 2014
Lakshmi breaks up with Gere after six months of dating. An insider implies that the couple’s age difference, Gere is 64 and Lakshmi is 44, made them decide they should just be friends.
Lakshmi appears on The Ellen Show to promote season 12 of Top Chef and to cook with Ellen.