Over the course of a few years, America watched TV personality Star Jones shrink from overweight to downright svelte. At first, Jones enraged many for refusing to reveal her methods.
ďAs a former fatty, [Jones] has an obligation to her tribe," criticized Rosie O'Donnell. "And to write a book about how to be the perfect woman that she now is, and to leave out gastric bypass Ö itís sickening,Ē
In 2007, Jones finally penned an article for Glamour,
in which she acknowledged having gastric bypass surgery.
"I admit that when asked about my obvious weight loss over the past four years, I was intentionally evasive," Jones wrote. "I called it a 'medical intervention,' which was true, but it was really a pathetic attempt to tell only the truth I could handle at the time."