‘Top Chef’ Host Padma Lakshmi Defends Houston Setting Amid Outcry Over Texas Abortion Law

‘Top Chef’ Host Padma Lakshmi Defends Houston Setting Amid Outcry Over Texas Abortion Law
Top Chef” host Padma Lakshmi defended the Bravo reality series’ decision to set the upcoming 19th season in Houston, responding to critics who were upset the show would pick the state of Texas amid the massive outcry over its heavily restrictive abortion bill.

“Texans are up against so much right now- a hateful anti-abortion bill, erasure of voting rights, and a humanitarian & Constitutional crisis at the border. Houston is one of the most diverse cities in the U.S. Its govt & the majority of its ppl oppose @GovAbbott‘s heinous bills,” Lakshmi wrote on her Twitter page on Wednesday. “Our show highlights the small businesses that hire the very same women, Bipoc ppl & low-income folks that these laws harm most.”

Texans are up against so much right now- a hateful anti-abortion bill, erasure of voting rights, and a humanitarian & Constitutional crisis at the border.

Houston is one of the most diverse cities in the U.
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