Nine years after a gastric bypass surgery that may have saved her life, Star Jones tried to explain to her fans why she kept the weight-loss surgery so private for so long.
It allowed me to get emotionally safe and secure.” Back in 2003, Jones decided she had to take control of her weight. I was morbidly obese.” As the pounds kept piling on Jones began to fear for her health – and her life.
She’d been heavy all her life, but by then her weight had climbed to over 300 pounds. Star said in the article that the surgery saved her life, and it is very possible that it did.
Whether dieting and exercising the weight off would have been healthier for her is debatable.
I, personally, think it would have been and would have led to longer lasting results.