Padma Lakshmi Runs 70 Flights of Stairs to Lose Baby Weight

Celebrity News Oct. 27, 2010 AT 6:19PM
Padma Lakshmi Runs 70 Flights of Stairs to Lose Baby Weight Credit: Jason LaVeris/FilmMagic

-- How did Padma Lakshmi, who gave birth to daughter Krishna in February, snap back into shape so quickly? "I woke up at 6 a.m. and I nursed. Then I ran up and down 70 flights of stairs," the 39-year-old Top Chef host explains. "Then I had breakfast, went to the gym and lifted weights for an hour. Then I walked home." [Pop Eater]

-- After the massive success of 2009's Avatar (which grossed $2.8 billion at the box office worldwide), director James Cameron is hard at work on scripts for two sequels, the first of which will hit theaters in 2014. And like the original movie, both films will be shot in 3-D. "I'm looking forward to returning to Pandora, a world where our imaginations can run wild," Cameron, 56, said in a statement. [Huffington Post]

-- Actor Rupert Grint, who plays Ron Weasley in the Harry Potter films, admits he hasn't "quite adjusted to life" post-Potter. "I'm really sad actually. I've missed it," the 22-year-old actor says. "But I think it's a good time really to kind of move on. It has been a long time. After 10 years, I do kind of want to stretch a bit more and explore different characters and do different things." [OMG!]

-- Jodie Sweetin's ex-husband Cody Herpin filed suit against the actress, who he claims depicts him in a "false light" in her book, UnSweetined. In the tome, Sweetin, 28, writes that taking care of their 2-year-old daughter Zoie "was 100 percent my responsibility" while Herpin "played video games." Herpin is also suing the book's publisher Simon & Schuster. [TMZ]

-- Supermodel Selita Ebanks is opening up about her failed attempt at landing a Vogue cover several years ago. After traveling to Manhattan during a snowstorm, Ebanks, 27, says the magazine's staff was less than impressed with her winter attire. "I walk into the office and I got maybe two steps into the room," she recalls. "I look and it's the amazing Ms. Anna Wintour. She goes [makes a dismissive wave] and dismisses me." [Just Jared]

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