Ever wonder how Padma Lakshmi maintains that perfect body while chowing down on all that delicious Top Chef food she has to judge?
She doesn't! Ha!
Don't worry, we never would have guessed either!
The host and judge of the hit reality competition show says that her miraculous appearance is often the result of expanding dress sizes.
In a recent interview, when asked about how she stays in such great shape during the filming, she answered:
”It’s not easy, and the short answer is that I don’t stay in shape during the season. I go up one to two dress sizes. What you don’t see on camera is that I do have a rack full of clothes that range in sizes, and as I gain weight, I just wear bigger clothes."
Could have fooled us! In fact, she did!
She credits her modeling experience for her ability to "camouflage certain areas" of her body, saying:
“I’ve been a model for 15 years, and I’ve been on Top Chef for eight seasons, and before that I had other cooking shows, so I’ve learned a thing or two about how to camouflage certain areas and how to draw the eye to a preferable area of the body.”
We doubt she needs to camouflage her body TOO MUCH because every time we've seen her, whether on or off television, she looks fantastic!
She does raise a good point, however, that wearing the correct clothing sizes can compliment your body, no matter what size you are.
[Image via WENN.]