Well that didn’t take long. After announcing their divorce just a few weeks ago, Gisele Bundchen was seen with a new man while vacationing in the Central American hotspot of Costa Rica with her children.
As the New York Post’s Page Six reported, Gisele was already stepping out in public with a new beau, including wearing some revealing clothing alongside him:
Gisele Bündchen appears to have a new man in her life after her divorce from Tom Brady, stepping out with jiu-jitsu instructor Joaquim Valente on Saturday.
The duo grabbed a bite to eat at Koji in Provincia de Puntarenas with the 42-year-old model’s two children — Benjamin, 12, and Vivian, 9.
Bündchen showed her stomach in a cropped top and flowing black pants on the dinner date.
People are allowed to marry or date whomever they want, but it sure seems like celebrities especially move on fast. After being married and sharing three children for most of her adult life, Gisele didn’t waste any time getting back up on the horse.
Curiously, as Page Six continued, Gisele and Valente’s relationship dates back to 2021, when the two shared a photograph session with Dust Magazine. Maybe it was all on the up and up back then – or maybe this contributed to her marriage’s collapse with Brady.
Gisele has continued to feature Valente prominently in her life since the shoot. In a social media post last February, she again celebrated the entrepreneurial trainer:
“I believe the more tools we have in our toolbox the better,” told her followers in the Instagram post. “I feel stronger, more confidence and empowered since I started practicing self-defense. I feel it’s an important skill for all, but specially for us women.
“Thank you @ValenteBrothers for … making training so much fun,” she elaborated while showing off her new skill set from the training studios in Miami. “I am looking forward to keep improving. Let’s go!”
As the Brady divorce saga continues, it’s also worth remembering that other men have introduced the footballer’s personal life. Former teammate Antonio Brown dragged the star quarterback’s relationship through the mud when he began selling shirts featuring an embrace between himself and Brady’s supermodel wife.
Gisele and Brady reportedly engaged in some “epic fights” over the summer when news broke that the recently-retired Super Bowl star would unretire to rejoin the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Things clearly got to be too much for the former supermodel, who lamented that she was playing the role of housewife while husband Tom was off winning Super Bowls.
I don’t think relationships just happen; it’s never the fairy tale people want to believe it is. It takes work to be really in sync with someone, especially after you have kids,” she said, pointing out that, “His focus is on his career, mine is mostly on the kids.
One source close at the time suggested that it was also almost as if Gisele thought, ‘Well, if you’re going to keep playing, so will I.” Now, perhaps this was just a reference to professional gigs, but the term has other connotations as well.
Upon announcing their permanent separation, Tom Brady took to social media to share the latest developments:
In recent days, my wife and I finalized our divorce from one another after 13 years of marriage. We arrived at this decision amicably and with gratitude for the time we spent together.
We are blessed with beautiful and wonderful children who will continue to be the center of our world in every way. We will continue to work together as parents to always ensure they receive the love and attention they deserve. We arrived at this decision to end our marriage after much consideration.”
Doing so is, of course, painful and difficult, like it is for many people who go through the same thing every day around the world. However we wish only the best for each other as we pursue whatever new chapters in our lives that are yet to be written.
And we kindly ask for privacy and respect as we navigate what is to come in the days and weeks ahead. Thank you.
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