Carrie Fisher is the new face of Jenny CraigJanuary 13th, 2011 - 2:10 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 13 (ANI): Actress Carrie Fisher, who gained 75 pounds from her 1977 “Star Wars” days, says she is ready to get back in shape after becoming the new face of Jenny Craig.
The 54-year-old star says, “I’m fat” after gaining 75 pounds from her “Star Wars” days. The 5′1′ star says at her highest, she weighed 180lbs.
“All the clothes in my closet belong to another chick. They have to make a new alphabet for my bra size,” Fox News quoted her telling People magazine.
Fisher said her weight crept up on her slowly over the years before picking up steam three years ago when she went on the road with her one-woman show “Wishful Drinking.”
No exercise and an unbalanced diet led her to her highest weight ever, Fisher said.
“I would just graze, but I didn’t do it healthy - it was like putting on the feed bag,” Fisher said.
After struggling with drug and alcohol addiction, and life’s tragedies like the death of her father Eddie Fisher last September, she says food became a comfort for her.
She admits to turning to ice cream bars to help her cope. “That was bad. I was in denial,” she said.
But since joining Jenny Craig in November, Fisher says she has already dropped 12 pounds by eating plan-approved meals and exercising five days a week. (ANI)
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