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Celebrity Chef Anthony Bourdain Divorces MMA Fighter Ottavia Busia – Know The Details Here!

Celebrity Chef Anthony Bourdain Divorces MMA Fighter Ottavia Busia – Know The Details Here!
Celebrity chef Anthony Bourdian and his MMA fighter wife Ottavia Busia Instagram

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Celebrity Chef Anthony Bourdain Divorces MMA Fighter Ottavia Busia – Know The Details Here!

Celebrity chef Anthony Bourdain and his much younger wife MMA fighter Ottavia Busia have separated. The 60-year-old chef and his MMA fighter wife, who is only 38 years old, have divorced because of purely professional reasons.

“Because of professional decisions we both have made, my husband and I have been for years in an unconventional relationship. Nothing has changed,” said Ottavia Busia who is from Lombardy, Italy.

The MMA fighter added that she and Bourdain love each other and respect the decision to divorce. However, she clarified that they are still very much a family. The couple share a daughter Ariane, 9.

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The celeb chef Anthony Bourdain confirmed about the divorce to Page Six. “They’ve been separated for a while,” but “there was no one else involved,” a source close to the chef said.

The couple first met at a cigar bar, thanks to Bourdain’s friend and chef Eric Ripert, People reports. The celebrity chef was reportedly enraptured by the way Busia ate a six-pound lobster on a date.

After a few days, the couple had matching chef’s knife tattoos. Bourdain was then married to his first wife whom he divorced in 2007 and married Busia within two weeks.

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The MMA fighter trains at Renzo Gracie Academy on West 30th Street in Manhattan.Meanwhile, for Anthony Bourdain, a television personality and an author, his work takes him across the world.

He remains busy with his show “Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown.” “The holidays are the only times when he’s home,” Busia told MarriedToAChef.

She recalled one incident when she woke up in the middle of the night and screamed as there was someone in her bed – but it was her husband. The MMA fighter had forgotten that Bourdain was home.

Busia shared a picture of the chef congratulating him on his Creative Arts Emmy win on Sep.12. Meanwhile, Bourdain said during the Tribeca Film Festival that when took someone on a first date to eat sushi and if they ended up not eating the uni (sea urchin), a relationship was not possible.


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