Padma Lakshmi ‘anxious and wordless’ over assault on ex-husband Salman Rushdie

The “Top Chef” star tweeted Sunday that she is “relieved” Rushdie is “pulling through after Friday’s nightmare” by which he was stabbed a number of instances whereas on stage in New York.

“Worried and wordless, can finally exhale,” Lakshmi additionally wrote in her tweet. “Now hoping for swift healing.”

She was married to the famed writer from 2004 to 2007.

Rushdie, 75, has lengthy been the topic of threats due to controversy over a few of his writings.

On Sunday, his household stated he was in essential situation on the hospital.

“Though his life changing injuries are severe, his usual feisty & defiant sense of humor remains intact,” his son Zafar Rushdie stated in a press release.

Hadi Matar, 24, of Fairview, New Jersey, was arrested by a state trooper after the assault and brought into custody because the suspect liable for the stabbing.