Star Jones, a popular lawyer and journalist who was well known for co-hosting The View , struggled with her weight for most of her life. She pushed away family, friends, and fans. Jones recently spoke with Oprah and opened up about what the whole process was like, plus how it changed her and her career. Jones had struggled with her weight for a long time. As co-host of The View , every pound she gained was in the public eye.
Star Jones Says Her View Costars Tried to Ruin Her Reputation by Leaking Gastric Bypass Surgery
Star Jones Tells Oprah About Gastric Bypass; The View Responds
By MailOnline Reporter. She famously dropped more than lbs after having gastric bypass surgery in But Star Jones has slowly been piling the pounds back on in recent years, and was seen with a much fuller figure on the beach in Miami, Florida earlier this month. According to The National Enquirer , the former View star has gained 80lbs. Scroll down for video.
The Court TV host writes about why she kept the procedure a secret. Why the delay in speaking up? Jones Reynolds, 45, begins her Glamour essay on Aug. Tracking her weight gain over the years — peaking after she rapidly gained about 75 lbs.
Starlet Marie Jones born March 24, is an American lawyer, journalist, television personality, fashion designer, author, and women's and diversity advocate. She is best known as one of the original co-hosts on the ABC morning talk show The View , on which she appeared from to She was also one of sixteen contestants of the fourth installment of The Celebrity Apprentice in , coming in fifth place. Jones was born in Badin, North Carolina and grew up in Trenton, New Jersey with her mother, a human services administrator, and her stepfather, a municipal security chief.