Padma Lakshmi Sexually Abused As A Child

Posted on March 8th, 2016 at 10:35 am
True Padma Lakshmi Sexually Abused Top Chef star Padma Lakshmi is getting candid about her abusive past in her new book “Love, Loss And What We Ate.”

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The star openly admits that she was sexually abused as a child, dishing on how it affected her life and how she deals with it today. “Once you take a girl’s innocence, you can never get it back,” the Top Chef star told People regarding the incidents that occurred at her family's small apartment in New York while she was a child. “One night. I woke up to his hands in my underpants,” Lakshmi wrote regarding a friend of her father’s who has often times shared a bed with the star. “He took my hand and placed it inside his briefs. I don’t know how many times it happened before, since I suspect I slept through some incidents.” The star went on to admit how the incidents shifted her life at the time, acting as the catalyst to her parent’s divorce, as well as her move back to India. “It’s not something I think about that much anymore, but it was the catalyst for a lot of things,” she said. “It was the catalyst for my mother’s divorce, for me going to India. It was the catalyst for me being different about my body and just less open in the world. It was a loss of innocence in a way. What happened to me was not even that bad compared to what happens to many young girls and boys. But it was something that happened. I didn’t want to dwell on it.”

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