Former “Law & Order: SVU” star Stephanie March is finally speaking out after she split from her husband, celebrity chef Bobby Flay. Although the starlet didn’t discuss the divorce head-on, she alluded to her rough year during an interview with the New Potato on Thursday.
March, 41, talked about the best advice she’s received from her friends. A confidant told her: “‘Now is not the time to stop being the person you always have been. People show up for you because of who you are, not what you can do for them.’” March agrees with her friend: “And she was right. I am utterly blessed with good friends and family.”
Even though she didn’t talk about her 10-year marriage to Flay, 50, March said, “It's been quite a year.” Her divorce was finalized in July, three months after they filed documents. The former couple does not share any children.
In a July announcement the stars said they reached an agreement. “We have come to an amicable divorce settlement,” Flay and March said. “We look forward to putting this difficult time behind us and we ask that you respect our privacy as we move forward.”
— Stephanie March (@MarchStephanie) September 29, 2015
Flay battled rumors that he cheated with “Mad Men” star January Jones. “I know Stephanie basically asked him after January Jones, ‘Did you f--- her?,’” a source told the New York Daily News in April. “She says they had sex many times and in different places, including the London Hotel in Los Angeles,” a different inside told In Touch Weekly in May.
He was also accused of sleeping with an unnamed food stylist, and his assistant, Elyse Tirrell.
Flay never responded to the infidelity claims, but a banner that read “cheater” scrolled across the sky when he became the first chef to get his own star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in June. March denied she was behind the stunt.
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