Portia de Rossi on The Oprah Show

This show will re-air on Tuesday, January 4, 2011.

Tune in this Monday, November 1 to The Oprah Show when actress Portia de Rossi discusses her battle with anorexia.

According to Us Magazine, Portia, aka Mrs. Ellen DeGeneres, openly shares her weight battle and admits to eating just 300 calories a day in the heyday of her eating disorder and dropping to 82 pounds.

“It wasn’t that I was proud of it,” de Rossi says. “But it was certainly a recognition for my self-control. I definitely had some pretty amazing willpower to get down to 82 pounds. And that’s what I was holding onto to. I didn’t think about anything else.”

The actresses new book, Unbearable Lightness, delves into her issues with food, her body and control. In the book and on The Oprah Show, Rossi discusses how her relationship with her wife helped her overcome her eating disorder and develop a healthier and more peaceful relationship with food.

Rossi isn’t the first celebrity to admit to having an eating disorder. Other celebrities who have battled eating disorders¬†include Victoria Beckham, Paula Abdul, Mary Kate Olsen and others.

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