Ricki Lake weighed 200 pounds when, at age 19, she was cast as the happily heavyset Tracy Turnblad in the 1988 John Waters movie, Hairspray. The now-svelte Lake recalls how, at the time, she was proud of her size.
"Being fat worked, and I think that was what was confusing for me for a long time in my career," Lake, 42, said.
Today, Lake says she looks and feels better than ever -- she's lost more than 130 pounds from her peak weight and has kept it off for 15 years.
"To have almost 130...Full Story