Unformatted text preview: “I lost about forty pounds…I find it funny that people now come up to me and say, ‘Wow, you are absolutely gorgeous. I’m like, I was beautiful before I lost weight. Egotistically speaking, I thought I was amazing” (Symone, Raven. The Cosby Show. 2010), says previous Disney Channel star Raven Symonein one of her recent interviews. While looking through a journal entry that can possibly develop into a page full of words, the TV reruns were playing Raven Symone’s interview at the same time. From then on, there was noiseless imaginary communication flowing between me and the girl on TV. I was overweight all my life, loved eating unhealthy food, and hated physical activities. My parents used to tell me stories about how the people at the hospital came to see how huge I was. By the time I reached second grade, I was already a hundred-and-fifty pounds, short as a munchkin. In the beginning of my middle school years, barely five feet, the weight scale read, “one-sixty-five.”I didn’t realize the harm I my middle school years, barely five feet, the weight scale read, “one-sixty-five....
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- Spring '11
- The Cosby Show, Raven-Symoné, Raven Symone, Channel star Raven