"It was a wonderful relationship, and like any marriage, it had its ups and downs," she said of her 3-year marriage to Rushdie.
But the threat to pursue full custody is a common tactic in disputes between parents.
Often the parent more interested in custody will agree to less money in exchange for more time or decision-making control over the children.
Adam, the brother of Dell computing founder Michael, started dating Lakshmi in 2007.
In his petition, he describes family visits and 10 rendezvous locations, including London, the Maldives, and one "Phoenicia, New York." The list suggests a Dell in a cataloging reverie: .
Dell and Lashmi were engaged in a year-long custody battle before eventually settling in March 2012.
Looking back, Lashmi still completely owns her decision.
host Padma Lakshmi, 44, have ended their romance, E! The notoriously private pair began dating six months ago and managed to avoid being photographed together for the duration of their courtship.
's Page Six first reported the breakup, with a source explaining that Gere and Lakshmi "decided they would be better as friends."Lakshmi recently announced on TV that she was single.
Lakshmi also has a 3-year-old daughter, Krishna Thea Lakshmi-Dell, with venture capitalist ex-boyfriend Adam Dell.
, and got candid about dating two men at the same time after her divorce from novelist Salman Rushdie in 2007.
Two of these requests are noncontroversial, assuming Dell is Krishna's biological father: to be named her legal father and to be listed on her birth certificate.