'Real Housewives' Joanna Krupa reveals she suffered an eating disorder

joanna-krupa-eating-disorder-bravo.jpg Joanna Krupa doesn't let anything get her down on "The Real Housewives of Miami," but it hasn't always been that way.

The gorgeous model tells People that, while struggling to make it as a model, she also struggled with an eating disorder. "I gained weight and struggled to lose it quickly in order to pursue my dreams of being a model," she tells the magazine. "Being 20 years old, I had no idea how to lose weight fast and laxatives were an easy way out."

Krupa remains grateful she was able to put a stop to her unhealthy habit before it was too late. "Thank God I didn't hurt myself and stopped," she says.

With the Bravo star in a much better place, she says she's looking forward to starting a family with her new husband Romain Zago, whom she married during the Season 3 finale of "RHOM."

"I would love to have twins -- a girl and a boy, but who knows if that would happen," she admits. "It would be my ideal situation. Wham, bam, be done with it."
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