Jaime Pressly Discusses Eating Disorder

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(March 12) - In actress Jaime Pressly's upcoming memoir 'It's Not Necessarily Not the Truth,' the 'My Name is Earl' star opens up about the eating disorder she suffered as a young fashion model. Page Six reports on the excerpt from Pressly's book, which will be released on March 17, quoting: "I created an easy and foolproof diet - two English muffins a day and water. It was [really] one English muffin, but I counted it as two . . . after I'd split it open."
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Pressly admits that when her bread-and-water diet failed to control her weight, she began purging her meals. A friend finally intervened, saying, "You're gonna stop this [bleep] right now!"
Pressly now reflects, "I can't believe I ever did that."
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