Padma Lakshmi

Author Salman Rushdie Suffers Apparent Stab to Neck During Onstage Attack

Salman Rushdie, the 75-year-old Satanic Verses author and former husband of Padma Lakshmi, was stabbed by a man who rushed the stage at the Chautauqua Institution in New York on Aug. 12.

4 days ago

Top Chef Season 20's European Destination Revealed

Top Chef is headed to Europe! For the first time ever, the Bravo series will film entirely abroad, plus season 20 will feature an all-star cast of past contestants from all over the globe.

August 1, 2022


Why Emmy-Nominated Top Chef Host Padma Lakshmi Might Miss the 2022 Award Ceremony

Padma Lakshmi gushed about her 2022 Emmy nomination for Outstanding Reality Host and spilled exclusive scoop on Top Chef season 20, the series' first all-international season. Watch.

July 12, 2022

Top Chef's Padma Lakshmi REACTS to Emmy 2022 Nomination

"Top Chef" host Padma Lakshmi looks back at 20 seasons of the Bravo cooking show. Plus, she talks her love for RuPaul and going international for the next season!

July 12, 2022


Padma Lakshmi, Sophia Bush and More Stars React After Supreme Court Overturns Roe v. Wade

Ariana DeBose, Aly & AJ, Lea Thompson and more took to social media to share their reaction to the Supreme Court overturning the landmark ruling on June 24.

June 26, 2022


Why Padma Lakshmi Was So Overcome With Emotion at 2022 Critics Choice Real TV Awards

After winning several Critics Choice Real TV Awards, Padma Lakshmi spoke exclusively with E! News about Top Chef winner Buddha Lo, Taste the Nation and her new gig with Maison Boursin.

June 17, 2022

Top Chef Host Padma Lakshmi Cried After Winning MAJOR Award

Padma Lakshmi reacts to winning a James Beard Award and 3 Critic's Choice Awards. Plus, she talks being the Host in Residence to Maison Boursin fancy cheese!

June 17, 2022


The Top Chef Finalists Reveal Their Go-To Fast Food Meals

The Top Chef: Houston finalists are culinary wizards, but that doesn't mean they're above guilty pleasures. See what they told E! News about their fave fast food choices.

June 2, 2022

24 Beauty Products Used by Stars Who Never Seem to Age: Paris Hilton, Gabrielle Union & More

Combat the signs of aging with these go-to beauty products used by Paris Hilton, Gabrielle Union, Reese Witherspoon, Gwen Stefani, Jennifer Lopez & more of your favorite stars.

February 3, 2022

25 Stars Share Their Favorite Hair Products: Hailey Bieber, Gabrielle Union, Kyle Richards & More

From shampoo to conditioner to styling products to hair tools, Hailey Bieber, Gabrielle Union, Kyle Richards, Scott Disick, and more celebs shared their go-to hair products in 2021.

December 23, 2021

26 Stars Share Their Favorite Foundations & Concealers: Rihanna, Nina Dobrev, Olivia Rodrigo & More

From foundations to concealers to tinted moisturizers Rihanna, Nina Dobrev, Olivia Rodrigo, Jessica Alba, Shay Mitchell and more celebs shared their go-to makeup products in 2021.

December 21, 2021

Sesame Street Debuts First Asian American Muppet

Sunny days! A new friend is moving onto Sesame Street! Find out how this history–making muppet is set to make a statement in an upcoming Thanksgiving special.

November 15, 2021

20 Wild Secrets About Mariah Carey's Movie Glitter

With Glitter, the film that marked Mariah Carey's lead acting debut, hitting its 20th anniversary, here's the inside story behind its bumpy production, including how the stars feel now.

September 21, 2021

5 Things Padma Lakshmi Can't Live Without

Ahead of the release of her first children's book "Tomatoes for Neela," the Top Chef host gave us the scoop on her everyday must-haves.

August 30, 2021


How Padma Lakshmi Stays Fit When Eating Is Literally Her Job

Top Chef host Padma Lakshmi revealed her secret to staying fit while sampling top-tier culinary dishes, and even shared the "autobiographical" story behind her new children's book. Watch now.

August 30, 2021

Padma Lakshmi Addresses Controversy Surrounding Top Chef Winner Gabe Erales

After Gabe Erales was crowned the season 18 winner of Top Chef, judge Padma Lakshmi took to Twitter and addressed his behavior on-set.

July 2, 2021

Padma Lakshmi Shares How Top Chef Managed to Cook With Its Usual Heat During the Pandemic

Top Chef host Padma Lakshmi talked to E! News about how the series powered through a pile-up of challenges and her work with Stella Artois to get diners back in restaurants after a rough year.

May 20, 2021

Meet Top Chef's Season 18 Contestants

Get to know all 15 of the chef-testants who will battle it out when Bravo's Top Chef Portland premieres tonight.

April 1, 2021

Padma Lakshmi, Mario Lopez & More Stars Want You to Plan Your Vaccine in New COVID-19 PSA

Watch as NBCU talent and celebs share an important message about fighting the spread of COVID during the coronavirus pandemic.

March 22, 2021

LeBron James, Florence Pugh and More Stars React After 8 People Are Shot Dead at Atlanta Massage Parlors

Many celebrities expressed grief and anger on social media after eight people were killed at Atlanta-area massage parlors on March 16, with at least six of the victims appearing to be Asian women.

March 17, 2021

The Top Chef Portland Trailer Is Finally Here

The new trailer teases returns from some past winners and fan favorites and one hilarious celebrity guest appearance. Watch now!

February 8, 2021

17 Celebs Reveal Their Morning Routines—Trust Us, You'll Want to Take Notes

Find out how Lauren Conrad, Padma Lakshmi, Candace Cameron Bure and more stars start their days.

January 13, 2021

Padma Lakshmi Explains Why She's "Strict" About Her 10-Year-Old Daughter's Eating Habits

Find out the reason Padma Lakshmi is "strict" with her 10-year-old daughter when it comes to her eating habits.

September 9, 2020