So, Top Chef star Padma Lakshmi is apparently terrible at hosting things, because her audience interrupted her to donate a thousand dollars to The Moth just to get her off the stage:
“She was rambling,” our source said. She told a long story about wanting to try a hot dog and later begged guests to donate $20 each. The man stood up and said, “I will donate $1,000 if you get off the stage right now.”
Lakshmi’s rep said, “She was not intoxicated but having fun in an unscripted format … The person offered $1,000 and Padma said she’ll take that offer.”
Rambling about hot dogs??
We guess that's one tactic to get people to donate: be just so terrible that they pay you to leave!
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