Giada De Laurentiis and ex Todd Thompson reunite at their 14-year-old daughter Jade’s graduation

Giada De Laurentiis and ex-husband Todd Thompson reunite to attend 14-year-old daughter’s graduation… and the chef’s new beau Shane is there too

Giada De Laurentiis and ex-husband Todd Thompson put on a united front while reuniting at their 14-year-old Jade’s middle school graduation.

As the former couple celebrated their daughter’s milestone moment, their teenager could be seen beaming while standing between her parents.

‘I can’t believe how fast time flies! Soo proud of u Jadey! ♥️ On to the next exciting chapter- 9th grade!!’ the Italian-American chef, 51, captioned a slideshow full of pictures and videos from the commencement ceremony.

All together! Giada De Laurentiis and ex-husband Todd Thompson put on a united front while reuniting at their 14-year-old Jade's middle school graduation

All together! Giada De Laurentiis and ex-husband Todd Thompson put on a united front while reuniting at their 14-year-old Jade’s middle school graduation

In the snaps, the Food Network star sported a low-cut peplum dress with a floral pattern and open-toed pumps, which showed off her red pedicure.

Her poised mini-me looked beautiful in a white gown with fringe hem and a flower crown. 

Thompson cut a handsome figure in a beige jacket, white dress shirt, dark-wash jeans and black Gucci loafers. 

Her current love: Also at the graduation was Giada's current beau Shane Farley

Her current love: Also at the graduation was Giada’s current beau Shane Farley 

'I can’t believe how fast time flies! Soo proud of u Jadey! ♥️ On to the next exciting chapter- 9th grade!!' the Italian-American chef, 51, captioned a slideshow full of pictures and videos from the commencement ceremony

‘I can’t believe how fast time flies! Soo proud of u Jadey! ♥️ On to the next exciting chapter- 9th grade!!’ the Italian-American chef, 51, captioned a slideshow full of pictures and videos from the commencement ceremony

Growing up: Her mini-me looked beautiful in a white gown with fringe hem and a flower crown

Growing up: Her mini-me looked beautiful in a white gown with fringe hem and a flower crown

In addition to walking across the stage to receive her diploma, Jade also gave a speech in front of her classmates and their loved ones.

‘I’ve often heard the phrase “you don’t know what you’ve got until it’s gone.” Probably even more so because of the pandemic. But even since the pandemic, I hear the phrase often,’ she began. ‘Well, I don’t think it’s accurate.’

The rising high school freshman went on to explain she and her peers, many of whom attended the same school as her since kindergarten, have always known how ‘happy’ the school has made them.  

Poised: In addition to walking across the stage to receive her diploma, Jade also gave a speech in front of her classmates and their loved ones

Poised: In addition to walking across the stage to receive her diploma, Jade also gave a speech in front of her classmates and their loved ones

The rising high school freshman went on to explain she and her peers, many of whom attended the same school as her since kindergarten, have always known how 'happy' the school has made them

The rising high school freshman went on to explain she and her peers, many of whom attended the same school as her since kindergarten, have always known how ‘happy’ the school has made them

She noted many of them feel the sense of ‘family’ at St. Matthew’s. 

Her parents, who divorced in 2015 after nearly 12 years of marriage, were cheering her on in the audience every step of the way. 

Jade’s mom recently spoke up about their very close bond and shared loved of cooking. 

‘I thought maybe she wouldn’t want to cook like me because she’d want to do her own thing, but she’s so into what I do and wants to be by my side every day,’ Giada said to Parade back when her daughter was only five-years-old.

Following her mom's footsteps: Jade's mom recently spoke up about their very close bond and shared loved of cooking

Following her mom’s footsteps: Jade’s mom recently spoke up about their very close bond and shared loved of cooking 

'I thought maybe she wouldn’t want to cook like me because she’d want to do her own thing, but she’s so into what I do and wants to be by my side every day,' Giada said to Parade back when her daughter was only five-years-old

‘I thought maybe she wouldn’t want to cook like me because she’d want to do her own thing, but she’s so into what I do and wants to be by my side every day,’ Giada said to Parade back when her daughter was only five-years-old

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