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Padma Lakshmi Speaks Out After Ex-Husband Salman Rushdie Was Stabbed on Stage

Padma Lakshmi is breaking her silence on ex-husband Salman Rushdie‘s stabbing.

On Friday (August 12), the 75-year-old renowned author was attacked on stage moments before giving a lecture at the Chautauqua Institution in western New York.

Salman was then rushed to the hospital with an apparent stab wound to the neck.

Several days after the incident, Padma, 51, took to social media to react to her ex-husband’s stabbing.

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John Stamos Supports Kelly Rizzo As She Accepts Award For Late Bob Saget at Critics Choice Real TV Awards 2022

John Stamos makes sure he gets in the picture with Kelly Rizzo at the 2022 Critics Choice Real TV Awards held at Fairmont Century Plaza on Sunday (June 12) in Los Angeles.

The 58-year-old actor kept close to Kelly‘s side throughout the show to snap all the pictures he could while she accepted the The Impact Award on behalf of her late husband, Bob Saget.

“It’s just so special to be here to honor him, but also still so weird and surreal at the fact that he’s not here,” Kelly told People at the event. “This is the first red carpet I’ve done without him. It’s very strange. I feel like he’s waiting in the wings and he’ll be like, ‘Honey, I’ll be there in a few minutes.’ It still doesn’t feel right, but all we can do is our best and be here to celebrate him and his legacy. That’s all I want to do.”

In addition to Kelly and John, newly engaged Derek Hough and Hayley Erbert were at the event where they reunited with DWTS judge Carrie Ann Inaba, as well as Selling Sunset stars Chrishell Stause and Chelsea Lazkani.

Others at the event included Kandi Burruss, Padma Lakshmi, Kathy Griffin, Bling Empire‘s Christine Chiu and Kevin Kreider, Garcelle Beauvais, Nev Schulman, HGTV’S Egypt Sherrod and Mike Jackson, RuPaul’s Drag Race stars Jorgeous, DeJa Skye, Daya Betty, Bosco, and Kornbread Jete, and Critter Fixer veterinarians Vernard Hodges and Terrence Ferguson.

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Billy Porter Performs with Cyndi Lauper at Global Citizen Live 2021

The stars are performing at the 2021 Global Citizen Live!

Billy Porter, Cyndi Lauper, Jon Batiste, and Alessia Cara all took to the stage for a performance during the festival on Saturday (September 25) in New York City.

Other stars making appearances at the festival included The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel actress Rachel Brosnahan, Queer Eye star Tan France, and Top Chef host Padma Lakshimi.

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle also took to the stage during the festival to promote vaccine equity.

The 24-hour live show is broadcasting from New York, Paris, London, Rio de Janeiro, Seoul and more. It will premiere on a number of platforms including ABC, ABC News Live, BBC, FX, iHeartRadio, Hulu, YouTube, and Twitter.

See the stars that are attending the Global Citizen Live in Paris!

FYI: Cyndi Lauper is wearing an outfit by Christopher John Rogers.

Click through the gallery for 45+ photos of the stars at the festival in New York City…More Here! »

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Padma Lakshmi Defends Decision To Film in Houston For Upcoming 'Top Chef' Season

Padma Lakshmi is speaking out about the upcoming season of Top Chef, which is going to be filmed in Houston, Texas.

The announcement from Bravo was revealed earlier this week, when the Anti-Abortion Law went into affect in the state.

In a series of tweets, Padma, the host of the reality competition series, addressed the backlash the show was getting because of it.

Click inside to read what Padma shared about the setting of the upcoming season of Top Chef…More Here! »

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Time's Up Dissolves A-List Advisory Board Amid Controversy, Tells Members There's 'No Need' to Resign

Time’s Up is making some major changes.

The advocacy group, formed amid the #MeToo movement, dissolved its A-list-filled advisory board, Variety reported Thursday (September 10).

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Padma Lakshmi Responds to Controversy Surrounding 'Top Chef' Winner Gabe Erales

Padma Lakshmi is speaking out.

The season 18 finale of Top Chef took place on Thursday (July 1) and contestant Gabe Erales beat out his fellow contestants Dawn Burrell and Shota Nakajima for the grand prize of $250,000.

However, after the episode aired, some viewers brought up a report from last year that alleged Gabe was no longer worked at the Austin restaurant Comedor due to “repeated violation” of company policies.

Padma addressed the controversy on social media on Friday (July 2).

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Presenters Gabrielle Union, Renee Elise Goldsberry & Padma Lakshmi Stun on Red Carpet at BBMAs 2021

Gabrielle Union looks stunning in a gorgeous white dress at the 2021 Billboard Music Awards held at the Microsoft Theater on Sunday (May 23) in Los Angeles.

The 48-year-old actress hit the red carpet alongside her fellow presenters Lena Waithe, Renee Elise Goldsberry and Padma Lakshmi.

Gabrielle is slated to be presenting Top Selling Song, while Renee will present Top Female Country Artist.

Meanwhile, Padma will hit the stage to introduce BTS’ performance, and Lena will present Top Latin Artist.

Stay tuned for the full winners list at the BBMAs soon!

FYI: Lena wore a Richfresh suit. Gabrielle wore a Prada dress. Renee wore a gold Dundas dress. Padma wore a Christian Siriano suit.

Check out over 20+ pictures inside of Gabrielle Union, Padma Lakshmi, Renee Elise Goldsberry and Lena Waithe at the 2021 Billboard Music Awards

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