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Giada de Laurentiis has revealed she’s splitting from her husband of 11 years, Todd Thompson. She revealed in a Facebook page they had separated in July. She told her fans in the post that it was an “amicable separation” and that they’re still on “connected paths.” “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,” she wrote. “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.” ABC News reports the Food Network star and fashion designer tied the knot in 2003. They share a 6-year-old daughter, Jade Marie De Laurentiis-Thompson. After they welcomed Jade, they knew they wouldn’t have any more chidren. Back in 2011, she told PopSugar, “You don't really know what it's like to have kids until you have one of your own. I have so many babies ... the show, Todd and Jade." De Laurentiis hosts Giada at Home on the Food Network.

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