Actress Carrie Fisher is ready for the new “Star Wars” movie, having dropped 40 pounds to reprise her role as Princess Leia.Fisher is preparing for the film in London. “She’s very excited about it… she’s been on a diet ever since, because you know they have to be up to par, so she looks terrific, she’s lost 40 pounds.”
“Extra’s” Mario Lopez sat down with Carrie Fisher at her home, where she opened up about her battle with bipolar disorder.
Fisher explained how the disorder went out of control on a recent cruise. “My medication had a little problem with itself. I happened to be on stage with one of my dogs. It was a very eccentric moment, but you have problems with medication and you can have… It’s a balance issue. I went out of balance in public.”
Actress, author and Jenny Craig success story, Carrie Fisher sat down with "Extra" and said, "I lost 50 pounds."
Fisher said she was motivated to shed the extra weight because "I looked awful. I'd like to say it was my health, and be like somebody who's a good role model, [but] that was a byproduct."
Actress and author Carrie Fisher appeared on the "Today" show Wednesday, showing off her new slim figure after losing 50 pounds on the Jenny Craig weight loss program.
Fisher, 54, a Jenny Craig national spokesperson, jokingly recounted the struggle with her weight over the years to host Ann Curry. "I couldn't leave the house to go shopping, because they didn't have sizes. I exhausted the alphabet on bra sizes, moved into Sanskrit. I didn't know they had the bra size I ended up with."
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Best known for donning her skimpy gold bikini as Princess Leia in the first "Star Wars," Carrie Fisher has revealed her ongoing battle with weight and has been named spokesperson for Jenny Craig. Fisher has already shed 12 pounds and hopes to lose 30 more! The 54-year-old admits she "doesn't feel pretty" and is eager to get back to her thinner self.
Singer Eddie Fisher, father of "Star Wars" actress Carrie Fisher, died Wednesday night at his home in Berkeley, Calif., of complications from hip surgery. -- Full Story at Us Weekly
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