Barbra Streisand flipped out after husband James Brolin flirted up a storm with Food Network babe Giada De Laurentiis — who’s 28 years Barbra’s junior!
Babs, 73, is now ready to pull the plug on their 17-year marriage, sources told The National ENQUIRER, and friends fear a $550 million divorce!
“Barbra feels cheated on by James!” an insider said. “She feels humiliated that he blatantly hit on a woman young enough to be her daughter. This could well be the end!”
As The ENQUIRER has reported, James told Barbra he wants out because he’s tired of her controlling ways, nonstop work schedule and bossy attitude.
The latest battle erupted after James, 75, and Giada appeared on the “Today” show Nov. 3. He was promoting his TV series, “Life in Pieces,” while she was whipping up holiday recipes.
During one segment, co-host Hoda Kotb was blown away by the on-screen flirting between James and Giada. Referring to the two in the show’s kitchen, she said: “We’re not sure what’s going on over there! There’s a lot of heat in this kitchen!”
Giada coyly replied: “We’re talking about cooking!”
When Giada, 45, sneaked on camera during James’ solo interview, and began feeding him from a fork, co-host Kathie Lee Gifford blurted out: “I hope Barbra’s not watching!”
An insider said: “Giada made no bones about how much fun she was having with James.
“James was in shock over her come-ons. He even said, ‘I’ll certainly hear about this from Barbra when I get home!’”