Padma Lakshmi Says Ex Salman Rushdie Called Her 'A Bad Investment' Because of Her Endometriosis

I am no Top Chef fanatic, but Padma Lakshmi’s new memoir Love, Loss, and What We Ate sounds like an excellent read: first we found out that she wasn’t quite sure who the father of her daughter was for a stretch there (fun!), and now she’s revealed that her relationship with her ex-husband Salman Rushdie dissolved…


No Jail For Libby, No Hot Wife For Salman, and Pam Anderson Lived To See 40: What Kind Of A World Do We Live In?

  • There is no justice in the world: President Bush has commuted Scooter Libby's jail sentence. [MSNBC]
  • Pam Anderson is 40. And we are speechless. [People]
  • Looking for a little real estate to invest in? How about Dracula's castle in Transylvania? It's the summer home that comes with vampires! (Garlic bulbs not included). [


Pots, Kettles: Britney Serves Mom With Legal Notice Alleging Substance Abuse, Bad Mothering

  • Britney Spears classily served her mother Lynne with legal papers in full view of the paparazzi. [TMZ]
  • Shocker: Lindsay Lohan had cocaine in her system when she crashed her car last month. [People]
  • Legendary NYC restaurant owner (no spring chicken herself!) mistakes a "fumbling" Paul Newman for a common drunk. [PageSix]