Top Chef alum Fatima Ali’s health has taken a turn. The chef, a fan favorite from the Bravo reality competition’s 15th season, says she needs prayers as she contends with terminal cancer.
“I know it’s been ages since I posted and most may have figured out why,” Ali, 29, wrote on Thursday, January 10, captioning an Instagram photo of herself in a hospital bed. “I’m sick and unfortunately I’m getting sicker. Right now all I need are prayers; prayers that are simple.”
She continued: “I hope, because a wish is putting on too much responsibility on the other, that you will somehow find forgiveness in your big heart for whenever I must have hurt you. I thank you a million times over for when you have given me joy. I’ll try to keep everyone updated the best that I possibly can.”
Commenters immediately posted messages of support, including Top Chef host Padma Lakshmi. “I’m coming boo!” the 48-year-old wrote. “Hold on tight!”
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