Padma Lakshmi Jokes About Weight Gain: 'The Only Benefit Is What It Does to Your Boobs!'

Padma Lakshmi knows how to find the positive in every situation, even unwanted weight gain.

“The only benefit of gaining weight is what it does to your boobs!” Lakshmi captioned a sexy picture of herself looking tan and toned in a tight blue bikini on the beach. (If the star has gained weight, we sure wouldn’t have guessed it – her body still looks as fit as ever.)

Padma Lakshmi: My Daughter Influences What I Wear

“She said, ‘Oh Mommy, please don’t try those on!’ ” the Top Chef star tells PEOPLE

Norman Reedus: Reports of My Licking People Are Way out of Proportion

Sure, Walking Dead star Norman Reedus copped to licking the occasional person and/or zombie on Conan last month.

That doesn’t mean the actor is going around putting his tongue on just anyone.

How Did Padma Lakshmi Injure Herself?

Padma Lakshmi admitted that she’s “#accidentprone” Wednesday night when she Tweeted a photo showing her injured elbow and knee.

The picture showed the Top Chef host wearing a brace on her wrist to stabilize her forearm, which has a boxing elbow, according to her rep.

She’s also rocking a knee brace as a result of a “simple and silly fall.”

Padma Lakshmi: 'I Was Told I Would Never Have a Child Naturally'

After her endometriosis led to an infertility scare, the Top Chef host had her “miracle” daughter

Padma Laskshmi Did Not Expect Her Bikini Shot to Go Viral

Padma Lakshmi, who last week posted a picture of herself running on the beach in a bikini (with an interesting caption), never expected the shot to go viral.

During Saturday’s Veuve Clicquot Carnaval event in Miami, Lakshmi, 44, told PEOPLE, “I clearly don’t understand the ins and outs of Instagram, I’m always amazed at what gets a lot of attention … I didn’t expect that.”

John Legend Celebrates His Birthday with Kim, Kanye and a Piano-Shaped Cake (Photos)

John Legend was sure feeling the love on his birthday!

The Grammy winner, 36, was feted with a star-studded party at Catch NYC thrown by his wife — and one of our favorite foodies — Chrissy Teigen.

Padma Lakshmi Turns Daughter's Cast Into Bedazzled Masterpiece

“#Littlefeet broke her little elbow. But we shall not sacrifice our glamour,” Lakshmi, 44, joked on Twitter.

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