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Weighty issues

Weighty issues Over the course of a few years, Star dropped a startling 150 pounds. In 2006, Star told Larry King that she had a “medical intervention” but refused to elaborate. Rosie O'Donnell was vocal about her disapproval of Star, saying, “As a former fatty, she has an obligation to her tribe. And to write a book about how to be the perfect woman that she now is, and to leave out gastric bypass … it’s just like selling bullshit to the point that it’s sickening.”WireImage