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Padma Lakshmi Calls Out Colorism In Beauty Ads Targeted at People Of Color

Padma Lakshmi is taking issue with beauty ads that are directed a people of color, which emphasize that a fair complexion is lovely, but a darker is not.

“For years I‘ve been saying that ‘Fair & Lovely’ needs to pack their fake cosmetics and GO!!” the 49-year-old author wrote on Twitter. “Anyone else out there sick and tired of being told that fair=lovely? Because I sure as hell am.”

Padma continued, “I’ve been hearing that crap since my girlhood and it did a number on my self-esteem.”

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She also shared a clip of what the Fair and Lovely ad looks like for those who didn’t know and shows one woman recommending a product and measuring just how “fair” her skin tone is.

Watch it below:

Matthew McConaughey Says He Had to 'Un-Brand' Himself From Just Starring in Rom-Coms

Matthew McConaughey is all smiles on the red carpet as he arrives at the HISTORYTalks & Leadership Event on Saturday (February 29) at Carnegie Hall in New York City.

The 50-year-old Oscar winner looked handsome in a gray plaid suit as he attended the event.

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During the event, Matt opened up to The Hollywood Reporter about changing the direction of his career and said he had to “un-brand” himself from just starring in romantic comedies.

“I took off, and had an un-branding phase. Not a re-branding phrase, an un-branding phase,” Matt recalled after the birth of his son Levi in 2008. “I said, ‘I’m out.’”

“That anonymity, that being away, that not being the shirtless guy on the beach in a rom-com, by un-branding, then all of a sudden things came to me that I had been wanting to do,” Matt added. “Dramatic roles that I had been pursuing were coming my way.”

Other stars in attendance included Trevor Noah, journalist Ronan Farrow, activist Gloria Steinem, Top Chef host Padma Lakshmi, and tennis icon Billie Jean King.

If you missed it, Matt is trying to set up his mom with this actor’s dad!

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Ashley Judd, Elizabeth Banks, Padma Lakshmi & More Celebs React To Harvey Weinstein's Guilty Verdict

Earlier today, Harvey Weinstein was found guilty of committing a criminal sexual act and third-degree rape and celebrities are reacting to it on social media.

The charges and verdict come almost two years after the former producer was accused of sexual harassment, assault or rape.

Ashley Judd was one of the first to react to the verdict, writing, “For the women who testified in this case, and walked through traumatic hell, you did a public service to girls and women everywhere, thank you.#ConvictWeinstein #Guilty.”

Chef Padma Lakshmi added, “Harvey Weinstein is now a convicted rapist. If there’s a man who doesn’t deserve bail, it’s him.”

“I am heartened for his victims and for all those who said #metoo and #TimesUp that some justice has been done,” Elizabeth Banks shared on her timeline.

Annabella Sciorra also reacted to Harvey‘s guilty verdict, despite being acquitted on her rape charges.

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Heidi Klum Bares Her Leg at amfAR New York Gala 2020

Heidi Klum wows on the carpet as she arrives at the 2020 amfAR New York Gala on Wednesday evening (February 5) at Cipriani Wall Street in New York City.

The 46-year-old America’s Got Talent: Champions judge bared her toned leg in a light blue gown as she stepped out for the event.

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Other stars at the event included Charlie Puth, Diplo, Victoria Justice, Vogue Editor-in-Chief Anna Wintour, British Vogue Editor-in-Chief Edward Enninful, Euphoria actress Sydney Sweeney, Top Chef host Padma Lakshmi, grownish actor Luka Sabbat, and Power actress La La Anthony.

Models at the event included Iman, Elsa Hosk, Nina Agdal, Devon Windsor, Coco Rocha, Lais Riberio, and Cindy Bruno.

FYI: Heidi is wearing a Stephane Rolland gown, Stella Luna shoes, and Lorraine Schwartz jewelry. Devon is wearing an Aadnevik dress. Lais is wearing a Galia Lahav dress, Sam Edelman shoes, and Jacob and Co. jewelry. Sydney is wearing Kallati earrings. Victoria is wearing a Hamel dress.

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Diane Kruger Carried A Vintage Travel Inspired Poster Clutch For 'Thelma & Louise' Screening

Diane Kruger is making us dream of Hawaii while holding onto a vintage travel poster inspired clutch at the Thelma & Louise Women In Motion screening held at Museum of Modern Art on Tuesday night (January 28) in New York City.

The 43-year-old actress was joined by Christine Baranski, Padma Lakshmi, designer Nina Garcia, Candace Bushnell, Bee Shaffer, and Ariana Huffington to celebrate the iconic film.

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Stars of the film Susan Sarandon and Geena Davis reunited at the event to honor the film.

FYI: Diane wore a Prabal Gurung dress with Tasaki pearl earrings.

READ MORE: Diane Kruger & Norman Reedus Pick Up Coffee To Go While Running Errands Together

10+ pictures inside of Diane Kruger, Christine Baranski and more at the Thelma & Louise screening…

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Padma Lakshmi Reacts to Being Confused for Priyanka Chopra on Instagram

Padma Lakshmi‘s photo was featured on The New Yorker magazine’s Instagram page, but fans noticed something off. Instead of tagging Padma, the site tagged Priyanka Chopra by mistake.

“Thank you to the illustrious “@nydailynews” for the shoutout 😉,” Padma wrote, purposely tagging the wrong news organization as a nod to The New Yorker‘s error. “I know to some we all look alike, but 🤷🏾‍♀️… #desilife #justindianthings.”

See the mistake here, which Padma screen captured for her own Instagram page.

So far, Priyanka hasn’t reacted to the mistake, but Natalie Portman was one of the many celebs to comment, writing, “Oh no.”

Padma Lakshmi Wears Nothing in Bathtub With Flower Petals

Padma Lakshmi ditched her clothes for a relaxing bathtub session.

The 49-year-old author and Top Chef host took to Instagram on Thursday (November 21) to post a photo of herself enjoying the pampering time.

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“When you’ve been on the road for six months straight and you finally get a minute (1) to yourself 🧖🏾‍♀️ #tbt #selfcare #treatyourself #deepsigh,” she captioned it.

It features Padma Lakshmi kicking back while soaking in the flower petal-filled water.

See the photo here!

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