After DNA testing and a custody battle, her ex, Adam Dell, turned out to be the father of their daughter, Krishna Thea Lakshmi-Dell."I'm going to own my history," she said.
After vacationing together in India, the mother-of-one brought Mr Chatwal, who owns New York's Dream Hotel, to her annual Blossom Ball benefiting the Endometriosis Foundation of America on Monday night, according to the Just good friends: Padma Lakshmi has denied that she is in a relationship with Vikram Chatwal, who owns New York's Dream Hotel - despite bringing him as her guest to her annual Blossom Ball on Monday night Despite years struggling with endometriosis, a condition that causes pelvic pain and has been associated with infertility, Ms Lakshmi gave birth to Krishna in February 2010.
Ballers: Padma, pictured with Krishna at a basketball game together at Madison Square Garden in December, New York City, in December, said she had been told by doctors she could not get pregnant naturally Difficult times: Padma, who is pictured in the first grade, between the ages of six and seven, also spoke out about the abuse she suffered at the hands of a relative of her then-stepfather when she was seven Following a paternity test that showed he was not in fact the father, Padma claims he 'implored' her to keep the results to herself and said he would raise the child as his own - an offer which she declined.
It wasn't until after his death, that Adam's name was added to Krishna's birth certificate, following a bitter custody battle between the two parents in the Manhattan Supreme Court, during which time Adam claimed his former partner tried to prevent him from seeing their little girl.
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As a result, her marriage started to fall apart."At the time I really needed to take care of my health, and I couldn't take care of my health and get well and also take care of my marriage," she admitted.Lakshmi, 44, has a 4-year-old daughter, Krishna, with ex-boyfriend Adam Dell, and was married to writer Salman Rushdie for three years before her romance with the late Forstmann.show Tuesday morning and was completely candid about her past mistakes—but she wouldn't call them that.Padma Lakshmi was spotted heading into JFK Airport in New York City early Friday morning with ex-boyfriend Adam Dell.The pair then jetted off together, with the trip coming six years after it was revealed that Adam was the father of Padma's daughter Krishna.Adam, 47, was forced to go to Manhattan Supreme Court in 2012 to get Padma to put his name on Krishna's birth certificate after DNA tests proved he was the father of 6-year-old Krishna Thea Lakshmi-Dell.