Snooki Opens Up About Her Battle With Anorexia & Bulimia — ‘I Was Down To 80 Pounds!’

Wed, September 15, 2010 10:15am EST by 7 Comments

The ‘Jersey Shore’ star talks about her weight struggles, claiming she used to eat just one cracker a day!

Nicole “Snooki” Polizzi may come off as a self confident, fist-pumping party girl on Jersey Shore, but the reality star battled an eating disorder throughout her teen years! Snooki opened up to OK! saying she used to eat nothing but salad and crackers during her high school years, weighing as little as 80 pounds! When that didn’t work, Snooki’s disorder became even more severe as she began binging and purging!

Snooki says her weight issues began her junior year in high school when she became intimidated by the younger and thinner girls on the cheerleading squad. She soon got herself down to a size 0 but after meeting with her doctor and learning she could die from the disease she turned her life around. “I love my life,” says the reality star. “I had just gotten too out of control.”

These days Snooki admits it is hard to eat healthy being on the road so much, but she tries to get to the gym when she can and hopes to be rocking a two piece by next summer!

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Edna

Posted at 10:39 AM on March 7, 2013  

U did the right thing by turning ur life around

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Lady

Posted at 5:07 PM on June 3, 2012  

Sadness

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Karla Rios

Posted at 8:24 AM on May 8, 2012  

I suffered with Anorexia when i was just 12 years old. I thought as myself as an ugly fat cow that needed to lose weight. Now I am a Sophomore and looking back; my life changed 100%

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Leah

Posted at 12:57 AM on January 16, 2012  

I battled with the same thing I still do but I used to weigh 52 pounds when I was only 11 I became over obsessed I’m recovering slowly tho

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jessica

Posted at 7:57 PM on March 26, 2012  

how did it get to that?

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Hannah

Posted at 11:14 PM on December 30, 2011  

snooki your making bad choices!

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lilly

Posted at 7:59 PM on March 26, 2012  

hey whats wrong with you at least she pulled it together and is doing good for herself who are you to judge ?!!!hannah

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