"She's available and back on the market." Despite their recent breakup, a Couric pal tells they remain amicable."Brooks is a great person and a real gentleman; he and Katie enjoyed their time together.
"During a chat Tuesday with USA TODAY about her new Milk Mustache ad being unveiled on her Katie talk show Friday, Couric, 56, explained, "My parents met in Chicago so it's always had a special place in my heart."First Look: Katie Couric, daughters get 'milk'Although she doesn't want to talk about him, she can't help but talk about him. "She offers that her mom "really likes him." And laughs, saying, "I encouraged him to be very Eddie Haskell around her.
It would have been so easy for her to give up and say the time in her life for romance is over, but she didn't let that happen.
Even after a few break-ups, she didn't get discouraged. As my great Aunt Rose used to say, it may be a long time in coming, but it will come.
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.