Television star Lou Ferrigno started life as an introverted boy who suffered from a severe hearing impairment and the mockery of his peers. By 21, he had won his first Mr. Universe title and was just a phone call away from his big acting breakthrough on 'The Incredible Hulk.' Watch as Lou explains how he kept his head up during the toughest times and went on to become one the strongest men in the world. Plus, Lou describes his first day on the 'Hulk' set.
Comedian Margaret Cho, known for her bawdy stand-up act, says being labeled as bisexual is too limiting a description of her sexual orientation. Watch as Margaret explains her personal preference for the term 'queer' and why she's always felt the support of her parents. Plus, Margaret discusses her decadelong open marriage with artist Al Ridenour.
Sinead O'Connor made waves in the United States with her Grammy award-winning music as well as her controversial politics. Watch as she reveals the challenges she faced after signing her first recording contract, at age 17. Plus, hear about the conversation with executives that pushed Sinead out the door and directly into a barbershop.
Before 'High School Musical' star Corbin Bleu became a teenage heartthrob at age 16, he was an aspiring entertainer who was teased for choosing ballet shoes over cleats. Find out how he put off bullies with a simple bit of logic. Plus, Corbin opens up about his Jamaican-Italian heritage and being cast as the self-described 'token black.'
In 2005, Jill appeared on 'The Oprah Winfrey Show' for the first time, along with her father, who may be best remembered for his criticism of her weight. After undergoing gastric bypass surgery, losing 170 pounds and repairing her relationship with her dad, Jill remains one of the show's most memorable guests. Now, she reveals the emotional and physical struggles she's faced over the years.
When Jay Shafer invited 'Oprah Show' cameras into his house, in 2007, viewers were blown away by the size of his place. While most homebuyers search for optimal square footage, Jay was living comfortably and efficiently in a 96-square-foot structure. Take a look back at his original appearance. Plus, find out how Jay's living situation has changed since having a family.
When the Disney Channel film 'High School Musical' made Corbin Bleu a star, his mop of curly hair found many adoring fans of its own. Corbin, whose switch to a shorter haircut was gradual, says people still plead with him to bring back his old look. Find out why he's happy with the new one.
In 2007, 'Oprah Show' cameras squeezed into Jay Shafer's 96-square-foot house for a peek into his unique living quarters. Although Jay recently moved into a 500-square-foot house to accommodate his growing family, he hasn't given up his enthusiasm for all things small. Watch as Jay shares the details of his latest tiny-house project.
Susan Lucci talks about life after Erica Kane, and Marie Osmond reveals how she really feels about aging. Then, Brian Boitano shares his surprising self-reinvention. Plus, supermodel Emme explains how she overcame being called 'the f-word.'
The popular '80s sitcom 'The Facts of Life' was known for tackling controversial topics like eating disorders, drug use and peer pressure. Mindy Cohn, the actress who played Natalie Green, says that when it came time to talk about sex, she thought it was important for one of the characters to lose her virginity on television. Watch as she explains why she volunteered for that role.