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Monday Morning Freethinker Gossip

Breaking news! Notable Humanist Salman Rushdie is back on the market after agreeing to divorce his ridiculously gorgeous Top Chef-hosting former-modeling wife Padma Lakshmi. (Side note: not to be confused with NPR correspondent Lakshmi Singh or something.) The split has been rumored for quite some time now, so it’s not a total shocker. (I read that she wasn’t even at his recent knighting, and spent her time noshing with another celeb chef. Oooh, juicy!) So, any freethinking ladies out there with model looks and a complete lack of fear of suicidal fundamentalist muslims? Now’s your chance!

And hey, who’s going to snap up Padma? I know he’s married already, but I wonder if PZ has seen this photo?

Rebecca Watson

Rebecca is a writer, speaker, YouTube personality, and unrepentant science nerd. In addition to founding and continuing to run Skepchick, she hosts Quiz-o-Tron, a monthly science-themed quiz show and podcast that pits comedians against nerds. There is an asteroid named in her honor. Twitter @rebeccawatson Mastodon mstdn.social/@rebeccawatson Instagram @actuallyrebeccawatson TikTok @actuallyrebeccawatson YouTube @rebeccawatson BlueSky @rebeccawatson.bsky.social

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  1. Y'know, there's a joke in here about touching with noodly appendages that is probably better left unsaid.

    Also, the movie "Better Off Dead" comes to mind.

  2. If I'm not mistaken Padma's already been rumored to have been with several different people during this not so secret split. Maybe she could put her marriage up as a prize for Top Chef season 4. Man, that would turn up the competition.

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