Did you know that your version of Internet Explorer is out of date?
To get the best possible experience using our website we recommend downloading one of the browsers below.

Internet Explorer 10, Firefox, Chrome, or Safari.

Top Chef Host Padma Lakshmi Sells Out To Peddle Fast Food Burgers

Like us on Facebook:
The current article you are reading does not reflect the views of the current editors and contributors of the new Ecorazzi

340xIf you can believe it, Top Chef host Padma Lakshmi was once a vegetarian. I know, right?

These days Padma absolutely adores sinking her teeth into veal chops, foie gras and just about every other cruel, environmentally-destructive meat product available. And now Lakshmi is taking her disregard one step further by becoming the new face of the Hardee’s and Carl’s Jr. Western Bacon Cheeseburger.

Blaming the burger for breaking her vegetarian lifestyle, Padma writes in her 2007 cookbook :

“I…started wolfing down bacon Western cheeseburgers after school at Carl’s Jr. The sublimely pleasurable taste of bacon…was further enhanced by its mingling with the barbecue sauce, greedily licked off as it dripped down my teenage fingers.”

In the new ad, Padma stares longingly at the dead cow sandwich as she sits next to a massive Hardee’s bag and a HUGE soda. While most probably find the desperate advertisement revolting, Padma thinks “it’s a beautiful love song to food.”

I don’t really know if I’d call fast food burgers “food,” but obviously Padma cares more about quantity (AKA all the money she’s making) than quality.

How do you feel about this new ad? Will you be less inclined to watch Top Chef now that it’s clear Lakshmi is excited about peddling global warming wrapped up in a shiny foil wrapper? Chime in and share your thoughts!

[Update: Now with video.]

Like us on Facebook:
0 Comments
fight

Verbally abusing your vegan friends isn’t edgy, it’s just being a bully

If you’re a vegan who has had to deal with this, and especially if you come from a background of being abused in other ways, you are absolutely not alone

dandy

Vegan restaurant opening is so popular, police shut it down

You know people are hungry for vegan restaurants when…

Vegan1

If you are on a plant based diet, stop calling yourself Vegan!

How the Green Health Movement has hijacked the Ethical Vegan Movement.