Going somewhat the other way, rumor has it that Katie Couric, 52, may wed her 35-year-old smoochums Brooks Perlin this year. Couric was the Commencement Speaker in 2007 and I have a crazy theory that it was the Williams connection that brought the two together.If she starts to nod off during the CBS Nightly News, it could be a clue. And no one loves an Eph marriage more than Eph Blog!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.Couric stepped down from the "CBS Evening News" anchor desk in May and will start her new syndicated daytime talk show, "Katie," in September.
I’ve had long-term relationships, but they haven’t turned into lifelong partners.” Looks like John fits the bill!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."I want to be a thoughtful, loving person to him in every way." Couric is aware the relationship raises eyebrows, mostly because of the 17 years that separate their ages."I've been called all kinds of things," she admitted.She's keeping busy with her talk show and "The Year With Katie Couric" special, airing Thursday night on ABC.She'll be recapping the newsiest stories of the last year. The future of Katie Couric's personal life is just as unclear as the future of her professional one. but it is complicated," the journalist said to People magazine about her relationship with businessman Brooks Perlin.Though Couric said their age difference – she's 54, he's 37 – no longer concerns her as it once did, she isn't entirely sure where their relationship will lead. "I'm in the process of figuring out the future, and so is he," the "CBS Evening News" anchor said.Katie’s camp claims they’re just friendly vacation snaps, but why would someone try to extort a million bucks out of Katie for some tame personal pictures?“Intimate” snapshots of Katie Couric romping with her hot young sweetie Brooks Perlin have been discovered in a camera that Katie left behind at a party, insiders say.They hired a new florist, Laura Dowling, who bedecked the tented outdoor dining room with locally grown, sustainably harvested magnolia branches and ivy.They selected a guest chef, Marcus Samuelsson of Aquavit in New York, an American citizen who was born in Ethiopia, reared in Sweden and cooks up melting pots of flavors and cuisines. Apologies for falling behind on our Couric-Perlin blogging.Couric, who told People she won't renew her contact with the show when it expires on June 4, has two daughters – 19-year-old Ellie and 15-year-old Carrie – with her late husband Jay Monahan.