David Foster is getting candid about life as a single man after splitting from his fourth wife, Yolanda Hadid, in December 2015.
"I tend to go from marriage to marriage—leaving one wife for another," the 67-year-old music producer said in a recent interview with Vanity Fair. "This is the first time in my adult life that I’ve been single. It’s a very powerful feeling, but I’m not used to it."
Foster was first married to singer B.J. Cook from 1972 to 1981, then he tied the knot with Rebecca Dyer in 1982 before getting divorced in 1986.
Four years later he married actress Linda Thompson, but that relationship came to an end in 2005. Foster began dating Hadid soon after and the pair got married in 2011. Their divorce is currently in progress. Foster has five daughters between his multiple past relationships.
"Someone said to me recently that you need to be very careful about the person you pick to spend the rest of your life with," Foster shared. "It's kind of weird that I’m hearing that now and thinking, 'Oh, right.'"
Recently, Foster was romantically linked with supermodel Christie Brinkley after the two were spotted together in New York City in December.
Despite their marital strife, Foster said he's managed to remain friends with Hadid's ex-husband, Mohamed Hadid, who still has weekly lunches with Foster and even admitted to introducing Foster to his ex-wife.
"He’s turned out to be one of the best stepfathers to my daughters [Gigi and Bella Hadid]" the Beverly Hills real-estate developer told Vanity Fair. "It's a blessing."