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Padma Lakshmi For Carl's Junior

Padma's New Gig as Carl's Jr. Spokeswoman

Following in the footsteps of Paris Hilton, Top Chef hostess, Padma Lakshmi, is the latest spokeswoman of Carl's Jr. Lakshmi appears in a new commercial that depicts her seductively eating a Western bacon hamburger.

Of the ad, Padma told People that it's "a beautiful love song to food. I think eating in itself is the act of great sensuality, so all you have to do is point the camera in the right direction." However, after watching a video of it, I'm not so sure if the words "beautiful" and "love song" are the best descriptors.

Check out the advertisement below and let me know what you think. Do you consider it sexy or trashy?

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aimeeb aimeeb 8 years
kind of odd to me...
zeze zeze 8 years
eww forget sexy and trashy, who licks sauce that drips on their foot and down their fingers like that. I think it's gross.
goddessru goddessru 8 years
its neither sexy nor trashy its padma (who is beautiful) eating a burger ... you can't pick apart a burger u have to bite into it and yes stuff falls out. No biggie, just another ad.
Smacks83 Smacks83 8 years
For some reason after seeing it a few times, i think its now kinda hot. She's so lovely. Anyone know what dress she is wearings, I love that dress!
ilanac13 ilanac13 8 years
that's almost slightly inappropriate don't you think?
CoconutPie CoconutPie 8 years
She really gets on my nerves for some reason. :shrug: And I'm really not convinced she would eat a Carl's Junior burger in real life. I don't buy it. Sell out! :raspberry:
OoOThisIsMeOoO OoOThisIsMeOoO 8 years
i dont think its sexy or trashy...i think it just looks gross. u cant make a greasy bacon burger look sexy
aaj83 aaj83 8 years
DISGUSTING....!! that is all i have to say! bleuch...!! what a sellout!!
gaucholoco gaucholoco 8 years
Sexy.
tuscanstellina tuscanstellina 8 years
Carl's jr has disgusting food and their commercials where the food is dripping all over their faces is a HUGE turn off. It is too bad she is promoting such unhealthy crap. Sexy? No way.
Neural Neural 8 years
I watched it with the sound off and I thought it was sexy. Don't know if I'd feel the same if I heard any voice overs or cheesey music.
wunami wunami 8 years
Eh...I don't care.
krys786 krys786 8 years
TRASHY. A step above the Paris Hilton ad, but still TRASHY. Although, I'm prejudiced because I agree with sandy!
pharm_chick pharm_chick 8 years
shes doing alot of ads lately...
amofoz amofoz 8 years
Did she really have to sit like that? C'mon!
sandy82 sandy82 8 years
I can't stand her for some reason.
Soniabonya Soniabonya 8 years
I want that dress. I just giggled through the whole thing. She looks really sexy though. . . I think this commercial is pretty clean as CJ sensual commercials go. The one with girl riding the bull and Paris Hilton with the car, now those were trashy.
Spectra Spectra 8 years
For some reason, I just don't think she eats Carl's Jr. food in real life...greasy, nasty burgers aren't my definition of "sexy" food.
MFOX4 MFOX4 8 years
Sex sells. Not a new concept in advertising.
Gabriela14815884 Gabriela14815884 8 years
I think it looked good....made me want one of those burgers LOL
laellavita laellavita 8 years
the minute she pulled the skirt of her dress up her thighs - i know it was only one frame, but that was the moment it went from sexy to trashy for me.
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