Star Jones

  1. From Yahoo

    [​IMG]NEW YORK (AP) - Star Jones Reynolds skirted questions about her dramatic weight loss for years, saying only that she had undergone a medical intervention. That intervention, it turns out, was gastric bypass surgery.

    Reynolds, 45, says she was "intentionally evasive" when people asked how she'd dropped 160 pounds in three years. She had gastric bypass surgery in August 2003. She writes about her weight loss in a first-person essay in the September issue of Glamour magazine, on newsstands Aug. 7.

    "Everything about me was already so public (mostly my own doing - talk about dumb!), so of course everyone wanted to know what I had done," she writes. "I was also terrified someone would have a tragic result after emulating me without making an informed decision with her doctor."

    "But the complete truth is, I was scared of what people might think of me," she continues. "I was afraid to be vulnerable, and ashamed at not being able to get myself under control without this procedure."

    Keeping her decision private made her a hypocrite, she says, because she had been so outspoken about her firing as co-host of ABC's "The View" last year.

    Reynolds, who weighed 307 pounds at her heaviest, says her "out-of-control behaviour" began around her 40th birthday in 2002. Feeling lonely, she turned to food for comfort and gained 75 pounds over the course of 17 months.

    "I used to look in the mirror and take pride in my figure, but that was when I was legitimately a full-figured woman," she says. "I'd gradually gone from full-figured to morbidly obese."

    Reynolds opted for surgery after a friend expressed concern about her weight. It was a success, she says, though she found she was "still consumed with the same anger, shame and insecurity as before."

    Her husband, banker Al Reynolds, encouraged her to begin psychological therapy in the summer of 2005. She learned, among other things, that she "couldn't control what others thought," she says. She began to heal by talking openly about her weight loss to strangers.
  2. she didnt have to admit it we all knew it

  3. :roflmfao::yes: I know eh? Who is she kidding?

  4. :roflmfao:
  5. I thought it was funny how she claimed she lost it doing pilates. She must have thought people were dumb to believe that lie.

    I didn't know she was that huge.
  6. You know she only admitted it to get some attention. She hasn't been working a whole lot since the View.
  7. I thought she has a show on Court TV now.
  8. of course she did. like we all did not know. does she really need anymore attention. I have never been a fan of hers.
  9. That's what I'm thinking. I know she has some show on CourtTV but nobody watches it. I really don't like Star since she was so obviously lying about her weightloss. Why couldn't she just say "hey, I'm weak and I couldn't do it on my own"? Then again she has been lying to herself about her husband being straight.
  10. She will lie about hubby forever. We all know better. LOL
  11. :sick: :throwup:
  12. I wonder if she had to have surgery to remove all the excess skin after she lost that much weight.
  13. I think it's funny that anyone would give a damn one way or the other.She should have considered lasik eye surgery while she was at it,she looks like a frog peeping through ice.
  14. ^^I have always thought she looked like a an extra from Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. Her head is way to big now. Do they have head bypass surgery?
  15. Who here actually believe that she lots the weight by herself that quickly? :noggin::lecture: