Jenni Murray, 70, was 24 stone when she realised she had to do something to slim down. At 64 she was obese and concerned about her health.
Now she has lived with the surgery for a number of years she says: “I can eat whatever I like, but I only eat when I’m hungry, which was certainly not the case in the past, and when I’m full, I stop.”
Jenni told the Radio Times: “I’m not afraid of the word fat. I look at all these people who say ‘let’s celebrate being fat’ and I think, ‘I’d love to be with you, but I know the damage it can do’.”
She also criticised drinking culture, especially among women.
She said: “Women especially treat white wine as a non-alcoholic beverage.
Last night, Hugh appeared on BBC’s The One Show to discuss a special project he is working on.
However, viewers were distracted by his slim frame and expressed their shock at his new look.
Posting on Twitter, one fan wrote: “Almost didn’t recognise Hugh Bonneville on #TheOneShow. Lost so much weight.”
Another commented: “I almost didn’t recognise Hugh Bonneville on #TheOneShow is that really him.”