The pressure a career's height can bring!
Joan Collins, star of countless roles — like Dynasty — has said she battled like many others to keep her waistline in check. In check with what those around her thought was 'appropriate.' She was asked often to slim down for roles, especially when she was in the spotlight!
Unfortunately, she complied, and she did it in increasingly unhealthy ways. She even once lost eight pounds in two weeks because she started taking amphetamine — AKA speed!
At 79, she's now talking about it! Here's what she said: