Are katie couric perlin dating
Katie Couric's much-discussed relationship with Brooks Perlin, an entrepreneur 17 years her junior, has come to an end.Couric, who is 54, had been dating Perlin, 37, since the two met at a cancer research fundraising event in 2006.PHOTOS: Biggest star splits of 2011 Perlin, 37, is in the process of moving out of Couric's Upper East Side townhome in New York City.The former anchor — whose husband Jay Monahan passed away from colon cancer in 1998 — met Perlin in 2006 at a cancer research fundraising event at the Louis Licari Hair Salon. "Brook's a nice guy, but it was inevitable because they had different priorities and perspectives, and their age difference made it a challenge, too." VIDEO: Katie recalls her biggest style blunder ever "Katie is someone who is incredibly versatile and accessible and in high demand," the Couric pal adds.Have patience and know that when you commit yourself to whatever it is you want, it clears the way for another person to be able to commit to you as well.For all of you out there looking for love and commitment, Couric is a role model.She didn't lock herself into a certain type, but was open to various possibilities.
Katie Couric and Brooks Perlin have ended their five-year relationship, a rep for Couric confirms to Us Weekly.
Couric stepped down from the "CBS Evening News" anchor desk in May and will start her new syndicated daytime talk show, "Katie," in September.
Perlin is the chief financial officer at Eco Supply Center, an environmentally friendly building-supplies distributor.
PHOTOS: Celebrity splits of 2011 According the New York Post, the couple had been having trouble for months, with Couric even hinting at her relationship problems in an interview with People in May. Demi Moore split from her much younger husband, Ashton Kutcher, last month.
She told the magazine, "I am in the process of figuring out the future, and so is he. but it is complicated." Couric even laughed off the idea of what people were saying about the relationship. I've been 'cougared,' which was just obnoxious. But we shouldn't worry about Couric shuffling around her Manhattan home eating ice cream from tubs.
It would have been so easy for her to give up and say the time in her life for romance is over, but she didn't let that happen.