While Martha Stewart may be the original domestic diva, there’s one thing missing from her empire of domesticity: someone to share it with.On the TODAY Show Monday, Stewart announced she was joining the online dating website That remains to be seen, but according to her profile, she describes herself as “entrepreneurial,” calls her politics “very liberal,” and ticks off predictable interests such as cooking, fishing, gardening, landscaping, movies, videos, museums, antiquing, dining out, and travel: “So while I’m open to all kinds of people, and love to be surprised, here’s what I know I appreciate in a man: Someone who’s intelligent, established, and curious; and who relishes adventure and new experiences as much as I do. A lover of animals, grandchildren, and the outdoors."I think they did a really, really nice job of being dates."And while Martha and Larry have already moved on to "talking business," she doesn't necessarily think that's the end of their personal relationship. "Should Martha want to explore her options further, there's no shortage of men wanting to meet her.She explained with a smile, "I could do a thousand dates with all the people that have responded!
In fact, her nephew, Dan Slater, author of the book “Love in the Time of Algorithms,” also appeared on the TODAY segment, in addition to Match.com’s chief executive Sam Yagan.
About 1,000 new online dating services open each year. As Internet usage has grown, so, too, has online dating.
Thanks to the Internet and social networking sites like Facebook, online dating has become an unstoppable juggernaut.
So here I am, looking to enhance my dating life." (The multimillionaire divorced Andrew Stewart, father to her daughter Alexis, now 47, back in 1987 after 26 years together.
Her ex boyfriends include actor Sir Anthony Hopkins and computer exec Charles Simonyl.) PHOTOS: Hottest Hollywood hookups Calling herself "Curious about everything. An adventurous spirit," Stewart muses, "I'm told that I'm a specific person, and that the efficiency of online dating might be a good way for me to find that needle in the haystack." While she says she loves "to be surprised," the entrepreneur describes her ideal man: "Someone who's intelligent, established, and curious; and who relishes adventure and new experiences as much as I do. A lover of animals, grandchildren, and the outdoors.
Just over a month ago, the country’s most celebrated domestic diva Martha Stewart announced to good friend and TODAY show anchor Matt Lauer that although she has had a lot of success in life, she’s still looking for a romantic match – and that in the spirit of adventure she’d love to try for the first time in her life! CEO Sam Yagan helped Martha set up her profile, browse for potential suitors, comb through thousands of messages, and select two men to go on dates with.