In an interview airing on The Oprah Winfrey Show Wednesday, April 1, television personality Star Jones opens about how her secret gastric-bypass surgery and the wedge it drove between her and the rest ladies of The View.
Star’s interview will air along with testimonials from Valerie Bertinelli and Marie Osmond about their own weight loss.
“I’m so sorry that I placed a burden on my colleagues. I never asked them to lie,” Star tells the Queen of Talk.
Star lost 160 pounds and chose to keep after having the controversial surgery. The former attorney calls her weight loss the “the hardest struggle” of her life, but cautions that she had “no choice” but to have the surgery.
“When you hear people say ‘You took the easy way out,’ I would have longed for an easy way. It was not an easy way…..”