Linda Evangelista, Billionaire Peter Morton Have Split


>> Linda Evangelista
, 45, and billionaire Hard Rock founder Peter Morton, 64, who began dating in late 2006 when Evangelista was pregnant, split at the end of the summer after a series of disagreements, Page Six reports.

According to one family source, "Some members of Peter's family were not too fond of her, and were dismayed when [Evangelista] appeared around last Thanksgiving with a large diamond ring on her finger. But the marriage never happened. Peter is very settled in Malibu and loves LA, while Linda liked to spend time in Canada and with her friends in New York."

Evangelista has never said who the father of her son, Augustin James, is, although it's rumored to be PPR CEO Francois-Henri Pinault, who is now married to and has a child with Salma Hayek. Page Six cites sources confirming that Pinault is the father of Evangelista's child — a fact which has caused some friction between Evangelista and Hayek. But one insider says: "They get along for appearances and when the kids are together."

Evangelista's agent declined comment last night, saying: "Linda has no press agent." Morton's and Hayek's reps also declined comment.

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