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Padma Lakshmi Opens Up About Childhood Sexual Abuse: 'If Women Like Me Don't Talk About It, Who Will?'

Originally posted 03/08/2016 09:30AM

In her new memoir Love, Loss And What We Ate, Padma Lakshmi reveals that she was molested as a young girl by a relative of her then-stepfather.

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UpdatePosted 03/08/2016 02:15PM

Padma Lakshmi Describes Her Pregnancy Joy After Being Told She Would Never Conceive Naturally

Originally posted 03/08/2016 09:40AM

As a woman with severe endometriosis, Padma Lakshmi was pretty much told by her doctor she would never conceive "the old fashioned way." So when she discovered she was pregnant in 2009, the news, she says, "sent a shock through my body."

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Padma Lakshmi: 'I Think I Am a Heterosexual Woman Mostly'

Originally posted 03/06/2016 01:30PM

When Padma Lakshmi was a young model in Milan, Italy, in the early nineties, it was a time of experimentation, losing her inhibitions and indulging what she describes as her "curiosities and fantasies."

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'I Just Wanted My Own Identity': Padma Lakshmi Reveals Her Blossoming Career Added Strain to Marriage to Salman Rushdie

'I Just Wanted My Own Identity': Padma Lakshmi Reveals Her Blossoming Career Added Strain to Marriage to Salman Rushdie

Originally posted 03/06/2016 11:00AM

When Padma Lakshmi initially began writing her new memoir Love, Loss And What We Ate – which is excerpted in the upcoming issue of PEOPLE – she says, "I just started writing a book on health and healthy eating. And the book was supposed to use my own life as an example."

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Top Chef Is Hitting the Road! Watch a Sneak Peek of the New Season (VIDEO)

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Top Chef Is Hitting the Road! Watch a Sneak Peek of the New Season (VIDEO)

Originally posted 10/19/2015 12:10PM

Watch the trailer for the new season set all across California

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Padma Lakshmi Jokes About Weight Gain: 'The Only Benefit Is What It Does to Your Boobs!'

Padma Lakshmi Jokes About Weight Gain: 'The Only Benefit Is What It Does to Your Boobs!'

Originally posted 08/14/2015 10:45AM

Padma Lakshmi knows how to find the positive in every situation, even unwanted weight gain.

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Padma Lakshmi: My Daughter Influences What I Wear

Padma Lakshmi: My Daughter Influences What I Wear

Originally posted 04/16/2015 01:50AM

"She said, 'Oh Mommy, please don't try those on!' " the Top Chef star tells PEOPLE

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Norman Reedus: Reports of My Licking People Are Way out of Proportion

Norman Reedus: Reports of My Licking People Are Way out of Proportion

Originally posted 04/14/2015 10:10AM

Sure, Walking Dead star Norman Reedus copped to licking the occasional person and/or zombie on Conan last month.

That doesn't mean the actor is going around putting his tongue on just anyone.

"The licking thing, that got way blown out of proportion, I'll be honest," he told PEOPLE on Monday at the Endometriosis Foundation of America's (EFA) 7th Annual Blossom Ball in New York City. "I do lick people from time to time, and they asked me to stop licking people, but I don't lick strangers – I lick people I know."

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How Did Padma Lakshmi Injure Herself? | Padma Lakshmi

How Did Padma Lakshmi Injure Herself?

Originally posted 03/26/2015 12:45PM

Padma Lakshmi admitted that she's "#accidentprone" Wednesday night when she Tweeted a photo showing her injured elbow and knee.

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