Padma Lakshmi

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Padma Lakshmi has a bun in the oven.

And it has nothing to do with her work on Top Chef! The reality TV host is pregnant with her first child.

Her rep said in statement to Us Weekly that doctors are referring to the pregnancy as a "nothing short of a medical miracle" because Lakshmi, 39, suffers from endometriosis.

The condition, in which the uterus's lining grows in other areas of the body outside the uterine cavity, often causes infertility…

Lakshmi's baby daddy has not been revealed, nor has her due date. Her three-year marriage to novelist Salman Rushdie ended in 2007.

No word on how the pregnancy may impact her work. Not only is she the Top Chef host, but Lakshmi is a model, cookbook author and jewelry designer.

She is also developing a sitcom for NBC.

"I'll produce it and I'll help write it," Lakshmi told me a couple of weeks ago at the Emmys. "I'm not going to star in it, but I'm going to have a role in an ensemble cast. There's a limit to how much time there is in the day for me."

And that time is about to get even more limited.


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