Padma Lakshmi Claps Back At Magazine That Confused Her With Actress Priyanka Chopra

The New Yorker confused Top Chef host and model Padma Lakshmi for actress Priyanka Chopra over the weekend, and she isn’t having it. Padma took a screenshot of a now-deleted post that tagged her as Priyanka, chiding the magazine for apparently thinking that Indian people “all look alike.” According to E! Online, The New Yorker […]

Padma Lakshmi Is Twinning With Daughter Krishna In ‘Mommy And Me’ Workout

Top Chef judge Padma Lakshmi was ready to tackle a new week with an intense workout on Monday and she had her 9-year-old daughter Krishna right by her side. Padma shared a video clip of the workout via her Instagram page, which her fans loved. In her Instagram caption, Padma noted that she was coaching […]

Padma Lakshmi Details Dinner With Ruth Bader Ginsburg: ‘We Sipped Champagne, Savored Our Gazpacho And Crab’

Padma Lakshmi’s fans love her for many reasons, and her involvement with the Bravo show Top Chef only scratches the surface. Lakshmi has become a vocal advocate and activist who never holds back in sharing her opinions and it looks as if that passion gave her an incredible opportunity over the weekend. Padma had dinner […]

Padma Lakshmi Makes A ‘Close The Camps’ Pie For Independence Day

Top Chef judge Padma Lakshmi is using Independence Day to combine two of her passions to send a message to her followers on Instagram about immigration and the camps set up on the border. The Daily Mail says that Lakshmi made an “American pie” to send a message about immigration and the way children are […]

Ivanka Trump Gets Dragged On Twitter For Claiming That ‘Most Americans’ Don’t Want Job Guarantees

Ivanka Trump sat down with Fox and Friends for an interview set to air on Sunday, and publicly shared her thoughts on Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s Green New Deal. The Green New Deal would completely alter the nation’s stance on climate change, but ostensibly would also guarantee federal jobs and healthcare to those who wished it. […]

‘Top Chef’s’ Fatima Ali Dies At 29 From Terminal Bone Cancer

Top Chef star Fatima Ali lost her battle with cancer on Friday. According to Us Weekly, the 29-year-old has been struggling with Ewing’s sarcoma, a terminal bone cancer, since 2017. She was diagnosed as cancer-free in February of 2018, only to find that the disease had returned late last year. At that point, she was […]

‘Desperate Housewives’ Star Teri Hatcher Pens Letter To President Trump Detailing Her Sexual Assault At Age 5

Since Dr. Christine Blasey Ford came forward with her allegations of being sexually assaulted by Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh in the ’80s, many celebrities have shown their support and commended Ford on her bravery to speak her truth in front of the Senate Judiciary Committee last Thursday. At the same time, many actresses have […]

Busy Philipps Gets Emotional While Opening Up Publicly About Her Sexual Assault For The First Time

Busy Philipps is remaining “silent no more.” On Wednesday, Busy Philipps appeared on The Ellen DeGeneres Show and was overcome with emotion as she opened up publicly for the first time about her own sexual assault when she was a young teenager, per Entertainment Tonight. As previously reported by the Inquisitr, after watching Dr. Christine […]

Padma Lakshmi Opens Up About Being Raped In ‘New York Times’ Op-Ed

No matter how famous or powerful a woman is, talking about sexual assault is not easy. The trauma associated with the crime, together with the cruel attitude of society toward rape, often force victims into silence. And whenever a woman musters the courage to speak about her ordeal, it certainly empowers other women to break […]

Padma Lakshmi Blasts Senator Chuck Grassley For ‘Making A Mockery’ Of Kavanaugh Accuser

Bestselling author and Top Chef host Padma Lakshmi blasted Senate judiciary committee chair Chuck Grassley for trying to reach out to Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh’s accuser Christine Blasey Ford on Twitter. Ford has accused Kavanaugh of sexually assaulting her while they were in high school, an allegation Trump’s Supreme Court nominee has vehemently denied. […]

Padma Lakshmi Looked Stunning In Red Dress At Emmys

Not only did the 48-year-old Top Chef star look sexy and stunning on the 2018 Emmys red carpet, but she also proved that it’s okay to break traditional rules about fashion. Her amazing red J. Mendel gown has actually been worn by her before. It’s always been considered a huge fashion faux pas to recycle […]

Padma Lakshmi Rocks Skimpy Pink Bikini To Mark 48th Birthday, Says She Feels Better About Body Than In Her 20s

Padma Lakshmi may appear to be an ageless wonder, but in reality, the Top Chef host turned 48 on Saturday, September 1, and she celebrated by posting a new Instagram photo showing off a body that she says makes her feel better now than 20 years ago, according to a story by the Daily Mail. […]

‘Top Chef’ Host Padma Lakshmi Slays In Snakeskin-Print Bikini Throwback Photo For National Bikini Day

There seems to be a national day for every possible thing imaginable. Whether it’s National Puppy Day or National Doughnut Day; you name it, it probably exists. Thursday, July 5, just happens to be National Bikini Day and chances are there will be a lot of famous ladies donning the sexiest bikini they can think […]

‘Top Chef’ Star Padma Lakshmi ‘Dismayed’ That Mario Batali Included Cinnamon Roll Recipe With Apology

Last night, Top Chef star Padma Lakshmi was a guest on Watch What Happens Live with Andy Cohen, and talked about the sexual harassment and inappropriate touching charges against chef Mario Batali among other topics. Padma Lakshmi questions the sincerity of a sexual harassment apology that includes a recipe for cinnamon rolls. Padma Lakshmi Talked […]

‘Top Chef’ Is Bringing Back Fan Favorites To Take On Rookies In Charleston: Meet The Season 14 Cast

Bravo is bringing back some familiar faces when Season 14 of Top Chef premieres in December. With a handful of new chefs taking on the veterans, which fan favorites will be back in action this season? According to Bravo TV, the network has officially released the names of all the contestants this year. Returning chefs […]

Padma Lakshmi Discusses Being A Victim Of Childhood Sexual Abuse

Top Chef host Padma Lakshmi revealed in her new memoir, Love, Loss, And What We Ate, that she was a victim of sexual abuse as a young girl. Lakshmi told People, “It happens more than we think,” and she came forward in hopes of helping others. “I wanted to talk about it because if women […]

Indictment: Boston Teamsters Threatened To Beat Up Padma Lakshmi, ‘Chest-Bumped’ ‘Top Chef’ Crew

Four union members have been indicted on charges they intimidated the film crew of the Bravo reality show Top Chef, including its host, Padma Lakshmi, while filming in Boston. The men stand accused of using threats, intimidation tactics, and violence in an attempt to secure jobs for members of the Teamsters union on the production […]

‘Top Chef’ Host Padma Lakshmi Ends Romance With Actor Richard Gere [Video]

Rumors that Richard Gere would choose Padma Lakshmi as his third Pretty Woman wife have been slashed faster than a chef’s knife on Top Chef. A professional model and cookbook author, Padma has become one of the main reasons to tune into Top Chef. But although she loves helming the reality cooking competition, Lakshmi has […]

Padma Lakshmi Allegedly Threatened By Union Thugs During ‘Top Chef’ Filming

Padma Lakshmi and other staffers in the Top Chef production company were allegedly harassed and threatened during filming of Top Chef season 12 in the Boston area this summer. The Teamsters union was reportedly suffering heartburn because the show hired non-union production assistants as drivers and began picketing one eatery where the show was filming […]

Richard Gere Dating Top Chef’s Padma Lakshmi, Rumors Confirmed

Richard Gere, the 64-year-old Hollywood icon,who got divorced from Carey Lowell, his wife of 11 years, back in September, is apparently now dating Top Chef Hostess-with-the-mostest, Padma Lakshmi. An inside source revealed to the New York Post’s Page Six that Gere is very much back on the dating scene following his divorce and has set […]

Padma Lakshmi Says She’s Still Single

Padma Lakshmi insists she’s still single despite reports to the contrary. Although rumors suggested the Top Chef host was dating Vikram Chatwal, she claims these reports are nothing more than lies. “I’m still single … and searching!” she told People. “Vikram and I are just friends and will remain just friends.” Padma Lakshmi’s statement arrives […]

Padma Lakshmi: I’m Not Allowed To Speak With Contestants Off Camera

The producers of Bravo’s Top Chef have apparently put a gag order on host/judge Padma Lakshmi. In an interview with Playboy (yes, that still exists), Padma Lakshmi claims that she is prohibited from talking to the cheftestants unless the cameras are rolling. This came in response to a question about whether a cast member ever […]

Padma Lakshmi taken to court by babydaddy Adam Dell

Up to and after the birth of her now 11-month-old daughter Krishna, Padma Lakshmi did not reveal the identity of the child’s father. Now Krishna’s dad, venture capitalist Adam Dell, says he has no choice but to take Lakshmi to court to gain reasonable access to his daughter. Dell says that Lakshmi only allows him […]

‘Top Chef’ host Padma Lakshmi has baby girl

Padma Lakshmi, host of TV’s Top Chef, gave birth to a baby girl Saturday, her rep confirmed to People. Lakshmi, 39, has still not revealed the identity of the baby girl’s father. (Gawker says it’s Michael Dell.) Lakshmi’s representative did not disclose the child’s weight or city of birth, but did confirm the baby’s name- […]

Padma Lakshmi pregnant, mum on babydaddy

Top Chef‘s Padma Lakshmi is pregnant at 39, after suffering from endometriosis for many years. Lakshmi, however, has not named the father of the child and remains silent on who the mystery man may be. Speculation has centered around a man named Manu Nathan, whom Lakshmi has been seen around town with, but her rep […]

Padma Talks Tightening Top Chef Budgets

Unlike boring Desperate Housewives restrictions where they can only spend like $150 on a necklace and $250 on a pair of shoes, Top Chef‘s been doing the budget game since square one. Now that the show is on it’s fifth season (tonight at 10/9c!), Padma’s been talking about what’s going to change on the show […]