Katie Couric Splits With BF

    Katie Couric of ABC News speaks during the 2011 Washington Ideas Forum at the Newseum in Washington, DC, October 6, 2011.     AFP PHOTO/Jim WATSON (Photo credit should read JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images)

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    The former Today host quit the anchor chair at CBS Evening News earlier this year and is now reshuffling her personal life, as well. Reps for Katie Couric confirmed Tuesday that she was splitting up with the 37-year-old Brooks Perlin, her boyfriend of five years. When they began dating in 2006, Couric and Perlin made headlines for the 17-year gap between their ages. Perlin is the CFO of Eco Supply Center, which distributes eco-friendly building materials. Sources said Couric initiated the breakup and Perlin was said to be moving out of her Upper East Side condo in New York.

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