Snooki Weighed Just 80 Pounds While Battling Eating Disorder
After "The Situation" mocked Snooki's "rolls" on The Jersey Shore last week, she tearfully announced she once battled an eating disorder.
How bad was it?
"In high school, I really wouldn't eat," Nicole "Snooki" Polizzi, 21, reveals in an episode of The Insider to air Tuesday. "I would only have lunch, and I would only have salads.
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"It got so crazy that I would only eat a cracker or a cucumber a day and I would feel full," continues the MTV reality star (the show's finale airs Thursday).
Snooki says she "would go into the nurses office every day and I would weigh myself. When she [the school nurse] realized that I hit 80 pounds, she was like, 'This isn't good.'"
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The nurse notified her parents.
"My parents told me, 'You need to eat, this is very dangerous,'" says Snooki, who is 4-foot-9. "So I gained my weight back to like 98, where I always was."
On Friday, Mike "The Situation" Sorrentino told UsMagazine.com that he felt bad for mocking his co-star while they were dining together in Atlantic City.
"I regret saying it because I have a sister and a mother, but at the same time, everything happened so quickly and that is what happened," he told Us at the GBK Gift Lounge in West Hollywood.