Celebrity Chef Sandra Lee Is Officially Single As She Splits From New York Governor Andrew Cuomo After 14 Years

September 26, 2019 15:34

Sandra Lee an award-winning international expert on all thing’s kitchen and home have broken up with her partner, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo.

Their love story

Sandra and Andrew’s relationship started in the fall of 2005. They began dating shortly after they first met. In the early months of their relationship, they kept it quiet, even from his children, whom she later called her own.

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However, a year after they started seeing each other the governor’s parents told his daughters. The couple shared homes in Chappaqua and Poughkeepsie.

Trouble in paradise

According to PEOPLE, the celebrity lifestyle personality split from her partner after 14 years together.

On Wednesday, the couple released a joint statement saying:

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Over the recent past, we have realized that our lives have gone in different directions and our romantic relationship has turned into a deep friendship. We will always be family and are fully supportive of each other and dedicated to the girls. Our personal lives remain personal and there will be no further comment.

Sandra and Andrew’s split is coming a few months after the couple listed their six-bedroom estate. The TV personality had shut down reports back in May that her relationship with the New York Governor had ended. Lee shared a post on Facebook saying:

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Andrew and I are still very much together. … We keep our lives as private as possible.

A source speaking told the media publication that, despite what they still shared, the pair had not been together much in recent months.

Sandra talks about split

The celebrity chef in reaction to splitting from her partner says that though they are no longer together, she has and will always have a lot of affection for him. Speaking to PEOPLE she said:

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Andrew will always be one of the greatest loves of my life and we will continue to be family. His daughters and I share an incredibly close bond. “I will continue to be there for them as I have been for the last 14 years.

Sandra and Andrew obviously don’t want to discuss the reasons for their split with the public. We hope their privacy will be respected.