Padma lakshmi dating history
She told how he used to make her breakfast in bed every morning, and at first their marriage was blissful.
But slowly it soured with Sir Salman proving as "lethally eloquent" in wars of words as in print.
I was making the transition out of one stage of my life and into another.
But in order to do that, it required that I wasn't everywhere that he needed me to be." Miss Lakshmi developed endometriosis, a painful condition affecting the lining of the womb, she writes that Sir Salman was unsympathetic.
"The show must go on, after all," he said on this way out the door, according to Miss Lakshmi.
As soon as she was able to leave the house she went to a divorce lawyer.
And in the book, published in the US on Tuesday, the 45-year-old details a series of fiery relationships, including that with Sir Salman.
Miss Lakshmi and Sir Salman married in 2004, dividing their time between London – where his two sons lived – and New York.
Sir Salman Rushdie needed consoling every year he did not win the Nobel Prize for literature, and their marriage was marred by jealousy and insecurity, according to an explosive autobiography by his former wife Padma Lakshmi.