"As you get older, I think it's harder to meet the right person," she says."You just want to be careful because you have family." For now, Padma is content raisin her 4-year-old Krishna—and getting her prepped for Halloween.Neither star ever acknowledged the relationship, nor were they photographed together in public, but a source told Us at the time that they were "having fun." PHOTOS: Unlikely celeb couples "It started very recently and quietly. "I wouldn't even go as far as calling them a couple. It's the first time Padma has dated anyone since Teddy [Forstmann, who died in 2011], and it's something she's been approaching very, very delicately." The source added: "They're just getting to know each other.They're just having fun." Read more details about the split.I was still really hurting from my divorce." NEWS: Padma Lakshmi on Gaining Weight -- ' Only Benefit Is What It Does to Your Boobs!
It was later confirmed that Adam was the child's father.PHOTOS: Celeb chef scandals Gere, 65, separated from wife Lowell — with whom he shares a teenage son, Homer — in September 2013.He was also married to supermodel Cindy Crawford from 1991 to 1995.A paternity test eventually revealed that Dell is the father of the model's daughter, 6-year-old Krishna Thea Lakshmi-Dell.Dell and Lashmi were engaged in a year-long custody battle before eventually settling in March 2012.