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2012_11_PadmaSalman Rushdi has written a sort-of memoir that includes a fair amount of Padma Lakshmi bashing. If couple feuds are your thing, you can read it to learn more about the "frequent moodiness," "brattish 'model behavior,'" and "majestic narcissism" of Rushdie's ex-wife. If that sounds like a snooze, here's one previously unrevealed cold, hard fact about the model and Top Chef host you can cling to: her real name is Padmalakshmi Vaidyanathan. [Eater]