Alexis Stewart

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Alexis Stewart
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Born Alexis Gilbert Stewart
(1965-09-27) September 27, 1965 (age 48)
New York, New York, U.S.
Alma mater Barnard College - (Bachelor's degree, 1987)
Occupation Radio personality, television host
Spouse(s) John Robert Cuti (1997-2004; divorced)
Children 2

Alexis Gilbert "Lexie" Stewart (born September 27, 1965) is an American television host and radio personality. She is the only child of Martha Stewart and her ex-husband Andrew. She was the co-host of Whatever with Alexis and Jennifer on Sirius Satellite Radio, and Whatever with Alexis and Jennifer on the Hallmark Channel alongside co-host Jennifer Hutt.

Personal life

Stewart was born in Manhattan. She graduated from Putney School in Putney, Vermont in 1983. She earned a bachelor's degree in English at Barnard College in 1987.12

In 1997, Stewart married John Robert Cuti, a lawyer. Cuti served as a trial lawyer during Martha Stewart's ImClone stock trading case, alongside her lead attorney Robert Morvillo. Stewart and Cuti separated before Martha Stewart was indicted in June 2003 but were not divorced until mid-2004, after the trial was over.

Stewart is a vegan.3

On October 9, 2007, Stewart appeared on The Oprah Winfrey Show to discuss her struggle to conceive a child.4 On November 29, 2010, it was announced that Stewart had hired a surrogate mother and was expecting her first child in early March of the following year. On March 8, 2011, Stewart's daughter, Jude, was born. Stewart explained she named her daughter after SIRIUS Satellite Radio host Rude Jude. On March 9, 2012, it was announced that Stewart had a second child by surrogate, a son named Truman.567

Career

Stewart previously co-hosted Whatever with Alexis and Jennifer on Sirius Satellite Radio and as of September 13, 2010 also on television on the Hallmark Channel. Stewart and former radio partner Jennifer Hutt talked about topics ranging from pop culture to personal relationships. The show was billed as being about "whatever" the two women are thinking, reading, or hearing.

Stewart and Hutt's TV show, Whatever, Martha, premiered on the Fine Living Network on September 16, 2008. The second season premiered on September 23, 2009. On Whatever, Martha, Stewart and Hutt made fun of old Martha Stewart Living episodes and attempt to cook or create one of Martha Stewart's projects to see how difficult the projects are to complete. In one episode, Martha appears on the show and makes fun of herself and her guests.

The third season of Whatever with Alexis and Jennifer, which ran as Whatever, You're Wrong!, premiered on the Hallmark Channel on April 8, 2011. Whatever, Martha also premiered on the Hallmark Channel on April 8, 2011. On June 7, 2011, Stewart posted on her Whatever blog that her last day on Whatever would be that Friday, June 10.8

References

  1. ^ "Alexis Stewart". NNDB..
  2. ^ "The Best Revenge". People. October 2, 1995.
  3. ^ Alexis Stewart narrates PETA veggie Holiday Hotline, People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals.
  4. ^ "Alexis Stewart's Struggle to Conceive" at www.oprah.com, October 9, 2007.
  5. ^ "Martha Stewart's daughter Alexis decides to have a baby via surrogate". New York Post. November 29, 2010. Retrieved April 1, 2011.
  6. ^ "Hey, Jude! A baby for Alexis". New York Post. March 11, 2011. Retrieved April 1, 2011.
  7. ^ "Martha Stewart Is a Grandma!". People. March 10, 2011. Retrieved April 1, 2011.
  8. ^ http://www.whateverradio.com/website/post.php?u=alexis&id=1350

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