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Padma Lakshmi pulled back into custody battle

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Top Chef‘s Padma Lakshmi is facing another custody battle over her daughter, Krishna Thea. The 11-month-old’s father, venture capitalist Adam Dell, has filed court papers in New York City seeking sole custody of his child, according to People. “There was no desire for publicity and Adam regrets that there is some,” his lawyer, Bill Zabel, of Manhattan law firm Schulte, Roth & Zabel, told the magazine. “But [he] can’t help it given that he was forced to go to court to assert his rights as a father.”