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Oprah Winfrey

1990 A little more than two years after the Calvin Klein jeans episode, Oprah had relapsed into her old eating habits and she told People magazine that she had gained most of the 67 pounds back. "I've been dieting since 1977," she said. "The reason I failed is that diets don't work. I tell people, if you're underweight, go on a diet and you'll gain everything you lost plus more. Now I'm trying to find a way to live in a world with food without being controlled by it, without being a compulsive eater. That's why I say I will never diet again." Jim Smeal / WireImage