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Padma Lakshmi ‘owns’ her history, talks Salman Rushdie and health issues


Best known as a host on “Top Chef,” Padma Lakshmi opens up about her life in a new memoir, “Love, Loss and What We Ate.” She calls her marriage to author Salman Rushdie “a wonderful relationship” and tells Matt Lauer it ended because she needed to take care of health problems. She talks about endometriosis, calling it “very debilitating,” and about the paternity of her child.