Aw, we're disappointed by this break-up news…we thought the pairing between Richard Gere and Padma Lakshmi might last!
The couple, who began quietly dating back in April, unfortunately decided to call it quits this month due to 'work commitments'.
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According to sources, the 20 year age difference wasn't a factor in the break-up(Padma has a long history of dating older men), but rather it was just an issue of timing.
A source close to the couple revealed:
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