Giada De Laurentiis Divorced by Todd Thompson

Celebrity chef Giada De Laurentiis and husband, Todd Thompson, plan divorce.

Giada De Laurentiis, well known Food Network celebrity chef and restaurateur, is calling it quits with her husband, Todd Thompson, after having been together for 11 years.

Is Giada de Laurentiis Divorced?

Not officially. The couple has been going through an amicable separation since the summer and have finally decided it’s time to end their marriage.

“After an amicable separation since July, Todd and I have decided to end our marriage,” Giada shared on her Facebook page. “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.”

Giada de Laurentiis’ Husband

Giada and Todd, a fashion designer for Anthropologie, were wed in May 2003. They have one daughter together named Jade Marie, who is six.

Giada de Laurentiis to Divorce Todd

According to sources, Todd is the one who officially filed for the divorce and he did so on Tuesday. This just 24 hours after the Food Network star revealed that she and her husband had been separated for months. Todd stated irreconcilable differences as the reason for filing to divorce Giada and requested that the court not award his soon to be ex-wife spousal support.

Stated in a petition filed in Los Angeles Superior Court, the date of the couple’s separation was July 15.

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