Sandra Lee sells Westchester home once shared with ex-Andrew Cuomo

Despite sharing the home, neither Lee nor Cuomo ever revealed how much of the expenses and taxes Cuomo actually contributed to the property, a source familiar with the couple’s relationship said. Sandra Lee has sold the beloved Westchester home she shared with ex-love Andrew Cuomo for $1.85 million, The Post can reveal. It’s all been too much-the last 6 years have just been too much..please God let 2021 be good for us all..,” she shared at the time. “With Christmas in a bag in my backseat today really starts the first day of the working New Year. So today I’m going to start a cleanse,” Lee, 54, posted alongside an Instagram selfie on Monday.

  • Andrew Cuomo’s ex-girlfriend Sandra Lee was spotted in Southern France on a romantic date with her new boyfriend, writer and producer Ben Youcef.
  • And there is where she was reportedly spotted with her new boyfriend.
  • It’s all a far cry from her ex — who is having the worst week of his political life.
  • At the time of their split, they lived together in a Westchester County home, however Sandra moved out and relocated to Californiain December 2020.
  • ‘My first thoughts are with the women who were subject to this abhorrent behavior, and their bravery in stepping forward to share their stories,’ NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio said in a statement.

Lee, a 55-year-old celebrity chef, was spotted in St Tropez and cozying up with beau Ben Youcef as the man she dated for about 14 years stepped down from his top perch. The New York governor would tell that story to anyone who asked why he did not marry Lee though they were together for more than a decade, a close friend told The Daily Mail on Monday. GOVERNOR Andrew Cuomo reportedly avoided tying the knot with longtime girlfriend chef Sandra Lee by saying he did not feel he could remarry as a divorced Roman Catholic.

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Cuomo’s representative Jack Stern issued a statement to The Sun on Saturday night on behalf of the governor’s Senior Advisor Rich Azzopardi. Bennett claimsCuomoquizzed her about her sex life after she went to him for help as a survivor of sexual assault. Cuomo’s former aide Charlotte Bennett, 25, alsocame forwardwith allegations of sexual harassment against the Governor. “Over the recent past, we have realized that our lives have gone in different directions and our romantic relationship has turned into a deep friendship,” the two said in a statement. Michael Shnayerson, a journalist and contributing editor with Vanity Fair, claimed that Kennedy, a daughter of Robert F. Kennedy, slept in a locked bathroom several nights after Cuomo refused to leave the house when she told him she wanted a ­divorce.

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The insider told the outlet that two met in March while each dining at a restaurant in Santa Monica. “It’s very early but they seem to have an undeniable connection,” the source told the publication last month. “But both are taking things slowly and enjoying getting to know each other.” Ben, per PEOPLE, separated from his wife in 2019 and they filed for divorce in January 2020.

The 168-page report by James’ office finds that Cuomo fostered a ‘toxic work environment’ where women were punished for reporting their allegations. It says that instead of dealing with the complaints properly, the women were simply moved out of his orbit, into different departments. ‘The Attorney General’s detailed and thorough report substantiates many disturbing instances of severe misconduct. Andrew Cuomo committed sexual assault and sexual harassment, and intimidated a whistleblower. President Biden said Tuesday that he stood by remarks he made in March that Cuomo should resign if the report substantiates the women’s allegations.

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“I think she needed someone completely different from Andrew. It took her two years for her to even consider dating again as she wanted to be sure she could make herself happy and to heal before she brought someone in her life,” a close friend of the chef adds. Youcef, 42, is a nonprofit interfaith leader, as well as a father of two. He separated from his wife in 2019, before they later filed for divorce in January 2020. Never miss a story — sign up for PEOPLE’s free daily newsletter to stay up-to-date on the best of what PEOPLE has to offer, from juicy celebrity news to compelling human interest stories. The lifestyle icon, 55, is currently dating actor and producer Ben Youcef, a source confirms to PEOPLE. Considering that Sandra and Gov. Cuomo both prefer to keep their private lives very private, we may not ever know the exact events that led to their breakup.

Lee explained during a speech in 2017 that her decision was partly based on watching her grandmother battle stomach cancer. His administration agreed late Sunday to let state Attorney General Letitia James find an independent investigator to probe the sexual harassment allegations. The celebrity chef and Food Network fixture first began dating Cuomo in 2005, following his divorce from Kerry Kennedy, with whom he shares three daughters.

She has publicly thanked him for being supportive during her cancer battle and subsequent reconstructive surgeries in 2016. In September 2019, after denying split rumors for months, Andrew Cuomo and Sandra Lee released a joint statement announcing their separation. “Over the recent past, we have realized that our lives have gone in different directions and our romantic relationship has turned into a deep friendship,” they said . “We will always be family and are fully supportive of each other and dedicated to the girls. Our personal lives remain personal and there will be no further comment.”