Padma Lakshmi’s alleged romantic partner,Ted Forstmann, dies

The Top Chef's assumed boyfriend Theodore Forstmann passed away on Sunday.

WRITTEN BY: Jalesa Hall
Padma Lakshmi
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Padma Lakshmi

Theodore"Ted" Forstmann, business owner and alleged boyfriend of Top Chef's Padma Lakshmi passed away on Sunday. He was 71. 

Their relationship made headlines when Lakshmi gave birth to a baby girl and refused to clarify who the baby's father was. 

Forstmann has also been romantically linked to Princess Diana. Forstmann and Princess Diana apparently were planning to wed in the last weeks of her life. 

Forstmann's spokesperson said Forstmann suffered from brain cancer, which he was diagnosed with in May of 2011. 

He is survived by his two sons, Siya and Everest, brothers Anthony and John, and sisters Marina Forstmann Day and Elissa Forstmann Moran.

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