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Go ahead, leave Martha Stewart a "wink" on!As recently teased on TODAY, the once-divorced homemaking mogul, 71, is looking for love -- and has dipped her famous toes in the online dating pool, with her recently created profile now revealed.

Right," Stewart said she initially "started to laugh" while signing up for So while she decided to use her real name anyway, she hopes Mr.Right will value her “adventurous spirit” more than her fame and money.Survey findings show that about quarter (21 percent) of Americans believe that online dating is for the desperate.On the flip side, about 85 percent of single Americans believe that online dating is socially acceptable.On the TODAY Show, Stewart said she decided to give a chance after seeing several of her employees land successful dates on the Internet.

In fact, her nephew, Dan Slater, author of the book “Love in the Time of Algorithms,” also appeared on the TODAY segment, in addition to’s chief executive Sam Yagan.

So here I am, looking to enhance my dating life." (The multimillionaire divorced Andrew Stewart, father to her daughter Alexis, now 47, back in 1987 after 26 years together.

Her ex boyfriends include actor Sir Anthony Hopkins and computer exec Charles Simonyl.) PHOTOS: Hottest Hollywood hookups Calling herself "Curious about everything. An adventurous spirit," Stewart muses, "I'm told that I'm a specific person, and that the efficiency of online dating might be a good way for me to find that needle in the haystack." While she says she loves "to be surprised," the entrepreneur describes her ideal man: "Someone who's intelligent, established, and curious; and who relishes adventure and new experiences as much as I do. A lover of animals, grandchildren, and the outdoors.

This perception is probably a remnant of an early stigma attached to online dating.

Yet, some people still thumb their noses at online dating.

If you're not an online dater, you probably know someone who is.