How Diane Keaton fought bulimia for over five years?

Last Updated: Nov 13, 2011, 08:43 AM IST

London: Diane Keaton has revealed how she fought a five-year battle with bulimia.

The 65-year-old has admitted how she used to devour entire tubs of ice-cream before making herself sick, reports

Keaton was just 19 when she fell under the grip of the eating disorder in a desperate attempt to stay slim.

?gIt`s a horrible problem, ugly and awful," she said.

The actress wasn`t aware that this condition had a name and suffered for several years until therapy helped her get better.