Portia de Rossi discussed her eating disorder on Oprah yesterday, admitting that she once restricted herself to as little as 300 calories per day. The interview comes in hand with the release of de Rossi’s new book about her struggles with anorexia and bulimia, Unbearable Lightness: A Story of Loss and Gain.
“It wasn’t that I was proud of it, but it was certainly a recognition of my self-control,” the actress told Oprah. “I definitely had some amazing will-power to get down to 82 pounds.”
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.” (more…)
Just this past week, Ellen DeGeneres announced that she was giving up sugar for the rest of her 2010 viewing season.
“Sugar is an artificial high,” commented DeGeneres.