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    The 43-year-old Wilson Phillips singer, who underwent gastric bypass surgery in 1999 to shed nearly half her 300 pounds, has undergone surgery again. Wilson reportedly underwent lap-band surgery to reduce her weight after piling on pounds after having her two children. She has lost 30 pounds since the January 18, 2012 procedure.
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    Although she denied having had surgery for a long time, attorney and former "The View" host Star Jones admitted in a 2007 interview with Glamour magazine that she had undergone gastric bypass surgery in August 2003. Jones said that she shed 160 pounds over the three years.
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    TV personality and music manager Sharon Osbourne underwent adjustable gastric band surgery in 1999 and lost 100 pounds, three years before beginning her reality TV series "The Osbournes." In 2006 she admitted on "Dr. Phil" that she had spent over $600,000 on surgeries, including an abdominoplasty and mammoplasty.
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    Music manager and "American Idol" judge Jackson has had a dramatic shift in weight since the show debuted in 2002. After he was diagnosed with Type-2 Diabetes as well as sleep apnea, Jackson decided to undergo gastric bypass surgery and lost 114 pounds.
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    The lead singer of seminal 1970s rock band Heart -- who grew up shy because of a stutter and a weight problem -- received pressure to lose weight when the band mounted a comeback in the 1980s. Wilson said that she began to suffer panic attacks over negative publicity about her weight. In January 2002 she underwent weight-loss surgery called "adjustable gastric band."
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    After years of struggling with weight issues, gothic author Anne Rice underwent gastric bypass surgery in 2003 after topping 250 lbs. However in 2004 the writer almost died when she was diagnosed with bowel obstruction, a complication from the surgery. Since, Rice has managed to keep her weight down.
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    One of the most popular television stars of the 1990s, comedienne Barr had a gastric bypass surgery at the end of the decade after lifelong struggles with weight. Barr eventually lost over 80 pounds and underwent breast reduction surgery.
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    Popular "Today" host Roker once tipped the scales at 320 lbs. He says he was able to reduce that to 270 lbs. through a variety of diet programs, but admitted that in 2002 he underwent a gastric bypass surgery. He later said that he dropped 100 pounds after the surgery. In 2010 Roker ran the ING New York City Marathon.
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    As buzz around her performance in "The Help" led to an Oscar win, Octavia Spencer's comments about her own weight led to major press scrutiny. Spencer later took to Facebook to vent her frustration on the sudden focus on her weight. "Would these questions ever be asked of my male counterparts? Better yet, underweight actors or actresses? Nah, I don't think so!"
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