Star Jone’s opted for gastric bypass surgery to help her lose weight. In three years, she has lost 160 pounds. While she hid the bypass surgery from her audience, her popularity dwindled and was eventually let go from The View.
She discusses in full detail with Oprah about her public weight battle, and the constant battles of feeling unhappy and alone.
http://www.oprah.com/printarticlefull/oprahshow/20090318-tows-star-jones-weight (takes you to the printer friendly page of the article, which is easier to read)
At 160 lbs lighter, Star Jones is now actively attending Pilates classes to help tone and sculpt her overall body.