Top Chef host and former model Padma Lakshmi has set the internet alight with a stunning nude photo, showing that the year-old mother-of-one isn't afraid to show off her body. Lakshmi took to Instagram to share the image, a black-and-white photo which shows her gazing into the camera as she lies naked on white sheets. Fans heaped praise on the Emmy-nominated TV presenter, saying that the photo was "stunning" and "no makeup perfection". Lakshmi has spoken out previously about healthy body image, telling Bravo that she wants to promote self-love. We're so afraid of female sexuality in its raw and natural form.
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Register - Forgot Password. By creating an account, you verify that you are at least 13 years of age, and have read and agree to the PopCulture. Top Chef star Padma Lakshmi recently posted about how she's "been on the road for six months straight" while sharing a nude bathtub photo of herself celebrating the fact that she finally got "a minute" to herself. In the snapshot, Lakshmi is seen laying a copper bathtub taking a milk-bath, and there are flower petals floating around in the water with her. Along with her caption, she included hashtags for "self care" and "treat your self" to express that she was desperate for this little bit of downtime after being so busy for so long.
Padma Lakshmi posts nude Instagram photo of herself relaxing in bathtub
I''m an innately tactile person and a very sensual-leaning woman. You have to use the word ''leaning'' or it sounds like I''m boasting! When asked how did she prepare for the shoot, the beauty said: "I exercised a little bit extra, but I actually think I look better when I have a little bit of weight on—my breasts are fuller, and I''m curvier than when I''m at my thinnest. She added: "I like the way I look. I think I look better now than I did in my 20s, because I''m more confident about my body—and I don''t want to look like anyone but myself.
By Jessica Bennett. Lakshmi, 49, might be referencing time spent on the road while filming her forthcoming, yet-to-be-titled Hulu series, which, according to Refinery 29 , involves the gourmand traveling across the US to highlight dishes and recipes of immigrant and regional communities. It was just a rose petal! Read Next.