#4. Salman Rushdie and Padma Lakshmi
He's 60, a Nobel prizewinning novelist, a knight and the onetime victim of a fatwa. She's 37, a model, a cookbook author and the host of a foodie reality show. Despite residing at opposite ends of the cultural spectrum, the two Indian expats managed a much-talked-about eight-year relationship. When they announced their divorce in July, all hopes for the very special "Satanic Verses" episode of Top Chef were dashed.
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