Rossi once weighed 82 pounds, reveals tell-all

Updated: Nov 01, 2010, 16:02 PM IST

London: Former ‘Ally Mcbeal’ star Portia De Rossi used to eat only 300 calories a day as an eating disorder took over her life, her book has revealed.

The actress has opened up about her battle with anorexia in her new book ‘Unbearable Lightness.’

In an interview with Oprah Winfrey, the Australia-born star revealed she once weighed just 82 pounds, reports a news daily.

"It wasn’t that I was proud of it, but it was certainly a recognition for my self-control," she said on the show.

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," she added.

ANI

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