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'Top Chef' host welcomes baby daughter

Padma Lakshmi gives birth to Krishna Thea after battling endometriosis Padma Lakshmi is now the happy mother of a daughter. "Model, author and Emmy-nominated host of Top Chef Padma Lakshmi gave birth to a baby girl named Krishna Thea Lakshmi on Saturday," her rep tells PEOPLE. "Mother and baby are well and happy." Last month, Lakshmi dropped hints about her daughter's name, saying, "I am go
Padma Lakshmi gives birth to Krishna Thea after battling endometriosis Padma Lakshmi is now the happy mother of a daughter.

"Model, author and Emmy-nominated host of Top Chef Padma Lakshmi gave birth to a baby girl named Krishna Thea Lakshmi on Saturday," her rep tells PEOPLE. "Mother and baby are well and happy." Last month, Lakshmi dropped hints about her daughter's name, saying, "I am going to name the child an Indian name. It will be after someone in my family, so don't expect to see an Anglicized name — it will be a classically Indian Sanskrit name."... Read the full story.