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Topic: Padma Lakshmi
Hey guess what? It looks like Lindsay Lohan‘s design aesthetic is a very fervent “pictures of myself, please.” The actress, under house arrest, was recently photographed in her home — and the shots gave us not one, but two self-obsessed portraits. Oh, actors. Here’s a gallery of other celebrities who have used their own visages as decoration. More
We talk so much about celebrities’ outrageous tattoos that I figured it was worth searching for actors, musicians, and reality stars who have more lasting impressions on their skin. Some are self-inflicted, others thanks to medicine and diseases alike. But you can bet that we remember each and every one. More
Have you ever noticed that actresses eat a lot of fried and greasy food while being interviewed by journalists? It’s an annoying habit that seems intended to prove that said actress is not anorexic. But in reality, it usually goes to prove that she is full of LIES. Because 100 pound actresses don’t go around eating cheeseburgers and fries right before big events like the Oscars. It’s unpossible.
And now, thanks to The New York Times, we know of a new word for this phenomenon: DIPE. That stands for the documented instance of public eating, and is often a featured element in magazine profiles of female celebrities. But that abbreviation is not quite satisfying enough for us. We prefer the terminology that we just brainstormed: Fauxbese. More
TV Guide denies Padma Lakshmi retouching – In an update on the rumor we brought you yesterday, TV Guide attributes the Top Chef host’s paler skin color to lighting issues. “Padma’s skin tone is beautiful, and we did nothing to adjust it,” they said. (PopEater)
Padma Lakshmi’s skin appears lightened by TV Guide - Padma graced the cover of the latest issue along with Top Chef cohort (and Crushable weird celebrity crush) Tom Colicchio, and her skin tone looks to have been digitally altered. WTF! (PopEater)
It’s post-Emmy’s Monday, which means that some of our favorite jerks are coming out of the woodwork, desperate for the attention they didn’t receive from Ryan Seacrest on the red carpet last night. Lets join them, shall we? More
The seventh season of reality cooking competition Top Chef will begin filming in Washington, DC next month, according to the Washington Post. [Washington Post] (Photo: WENN.com)
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It’s a girl for Top Chef hostess Padma Lakshmi. According to People, the model gave birth to Krishna Thea Lakshmi on Saturday. She told the magazine last month that she planned give her baby a traditional Indian name: “It will … More
[Photos: © 2009 NBC Universal, Inc.] Tonight’s reunion show for Top Chef: Las Vegas should be a very entertaining one. It was the most competitive season yet and it ended with a huge sibling rivalry. You’ll never guess which one … More
[Photos: © 2009 NBC Universal, Inc.] After what must have been the toughest season ever on Top Chef, it all came down to Michael, Kevin and Bryan. Here’s what each of them had to say about the finale. Michael was … More