Star Jones' Public Weight Battle
Star says she'd been scared that someone would ask her that question and she wouldn't know how to answer. "If I fell apart and became Jell-O, I was afraid of what the audience would think," she says.
While she knew she could handle the physical aspect of the surgery, she wasn't ready to handle the emotional ramifications. "I didn't know who I was, I didn't know who I was going to be," she says. "Emotionally, I knew that I had to lose the weight, but I didn't realize that I should do therapy. But that's what I did. I got into very intense therapy, and I started to lose the weight [in my head]."